Articles tagged “ethiopian airlines”

Boeing to Slash 737 Production by Nearly 20 Percent

Boeing to Slash 737 Production by Nearly 20 Percent

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

Dennis Muilenburg said Friday once the Max returns to the skies, it will be as safe as any airplane every to fly. Big promise. Winning back trust on those words won't be easy.

3 weeks ago

Boeing Needs More Time to Complete Max Software Upgrade

Boeing Needs More Time to Complete Max Software Upgrade

Julie Johnsson and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Time is money. Airlines will want Boeing to get the upgrade out as soon as possible so they can safely start flying their expensive aircraft again.

3 weeks ago

Black Box From Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max Crash Shows ‘Clear Similarities’ With Lion Air Tragedy

Black Box From Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max Crash Shows ‘Clear Similarities’ With Lion Air Tragedy

Nizar Manek and Rita Devlin Marier , Bloomberg

The cause of the Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max 8 crash will likely take time to determine but preliminary indications are that the parallels with the Lion Air crash are more than casual. The cozy relationship between Boeing and the FAA may come back to bite both of them.

1 month ago

Fallout Starts to Hit Boeing Even With Unanswered Questions After Deadly Crash in Ethiopia

Fallout Starts to Hit Boeing Even With Unanswered Questions After Deadly Crash in Ethiopia

Julie Johnsson, Ryan Beene and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

As of Monday, it was far too early to know what happened to the Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 that crashed after takeoff Sunday. But the news cycle moves quickly. Airlines, regulators, and consumers want answers as fast as possible. We won't blame them.

1 month ago

Airlines Ground Boeing Jet Involved in Ethiopian Crash

Airlines Ground Boeing Jet Involved in Ethiopian Crash

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Boeing needs to get to the bottom of this as quickly as possible.

2 months ago

Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 Crashes En Route to Nairobi, Killing All On Board

2 months ago

Uganda’s New National Airline Could Launch an Initial Public Offering

Uganda’s New National Airline Could Launch an Initial Public Offering

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Launching an airline is awfully difficult, even under ideal circumstances. At least Uganda Airlines is ready to learn from past mistakes.

9 months ago

Ethiopian Airlines Mulls Selling Assets to Cement Its African Dominance

Ethiopian Airlines Mulls Selling Assets to Cement Its African Dominance

Nizar Manek, Bloomberg

Ethiopia's flag carrier can't become the true global airline it strives to be unless it sheds more of its communist past, and it's signaled the desire to let investors poke around.

9 months ago

Ethiopian Airlines to Resume Eritrea Flights and Normalize Diplomatic Relations

Ethiopian Airlines to Resume Eritrea Flights and Normalize Diplomatic Relations

Nizar Manek, Bloomberg

Ethiopian Airlines, one of the stronger African carriers from a financial perspective, shows how travel and geopolitics inevitably intersect.

10 months ago

Ethiopian Airlines To Launch Offshoots to Build on Its Dominance in Africa

Ethiopian Airlines To Launch Offshoots to Build on Its Dominance in Africa

Bloomberg, Christopher Jasper

Ethiopian wants to become too big to fail but it should also remember that its Gulf Carrier rivals have hit some rough air on their quests for dominance.

11 months ago

Ethiopian Airlines CEO: Knowing Our African Customers Has Been a Key Advantage

Ethiopian Airlines CEO: Knowing Our African Customers Has Been a Key Advantage

Richard Holmes, Skift

While many African carriers are struggling to stay afloat, let alone turn a profit, Ethiopian Airlines is firmly in the black and planning aggressive expansion. The magic formula? The right aircraft and routes, and a government that lets the experts get on with it.

2 years ago

Heathrow Dreamliner Fire Investigation Clears Boeing, Points to Small Emergency Transmitter

Heathrow Dreamliner Fire Investigation Clears Boeing, Points to Small Emergency Transmitter

Dominic Gates, Seattle Times

This finding is good news for Boeing, since the problematic transmitter is not particular to its aircrafts. Still, the removal and replacement of the device could be time-consuming and expensive for the company.

6 years ago