Ethiopian Airlines

The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says 5 days to ID the dead

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Ethiopian Airlines says it should take five days to identify the remains of the 157 people killed in Sunday’s crash outside Addis Ababa. Spokesman Asrat Begashaw tells The Associated Press that “it will take five days to clear everything” and … Continue reading The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says 5 days to ID the dead

The Latest: US aviation team arrives at Ethiopia crash site

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP)— The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:50 p.m. A team of U.S. aviation experts has arrived at the site where an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner crashed, killing 157 people on a flight to Kenya. A Federal Aviation Administration statement said the American agency’s people were at the crash site … Continue reading The Latest: US aviation team arrives at Ethiopia crash site

Growing number of Boeing Max 8 planes grounded after crash

BEIJING (AP) — Aviation authorities in China, Indonesia and Ethiopia ordered airlines to ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes Monday after one crashed in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board. The crash of the Ethiopian Airlines jet shortly after it took off from Addis Ababa on Sunday is drawing renewed scrutiny of the … Continue reading Growing number of Boeing Max 8 planes grounded after crash

Ethiopian Airlines crash kills 157, spreads global grief

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian Airlines jet faltered and crashed Sunday shortly after takeoff from the country’s capital, carving a gash in the earth and spreading global grief to 35 countries that had someone among the 157 people who were killed. There was no immediate indication why the plane went down in clear weather … Continue reading Ethiopian Airlines crash kills 157, spreads global grief

The Latest: UN agencies to fly flags at half-staff

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia(AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:17 p.m. The United Nations migration agency says the U.N. and its agencies on Monday will fly flags at half-staff after early indications show 19 employees of U.N.-affiliated organizations died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash. A statement says the organizations include World Bank, … Continue reading The Latest: UN agencies to fly flags at half-staff

Business News: Boeing Statement on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

Chicago, IL (STL.News) – Today, Boeing released the following statement: Boeing is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the passengers and crew on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a 737 MAX 8 airplane.  We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the families and loved ones of the passengers and crew on board and stand ready … Continue reading Business News: Boeing Statement on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says 32 Kenyans among dead

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Ethiopian Airlines has published a photo that appears to show its CEO standing amid the wreckage of the plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa. Little of the plane can be seen in the freshly churned earth. … Continue reading The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines says 32 Kenyans among dead

The Latest: Ethiopia state TV says all on crashed plane dead

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A spokesman for Ethiopian Airlines says the among the dead in the crash Sunday are 32 Kenyans and 17 Ethiopians. Asrat Begashaw said that 31 other nationalities were also among those on board the new Boeing 737-8 MAX plane … Continue reading The Latest: Ethiopia state TV says all on crashed plane dead

The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed was new

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Records show that the Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane that crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday morning from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi was a new one. The Planespotters civil aviation database shows that the plane, a Boeing 737-8 MAX, … Continue reading The Latest: Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed was new

JOHANNESBURG | 1st commercial flight from Ethiopia to ex-rival Eritrea

JOHANNESBURG— Hailed as “the bird of peace,” the first commercial flight from Ethiopia to former rival Eritrea landed on Wednesday as air links resumed after the swift and stunning end of a 20-year state of war. Eritrea’s information minister announced the arrival of the Ethiopian Airlines flight in the capital, Asmara, to a warm red-carpet … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | 1st commercial flight from Ethiopia to ex-rival Eritrea