Articles tagged “ethiopian airlines”

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.

1 week 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.

1 year 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.

5 years ago

Boeing Dreamliner catches fire and closes Heathrow Airport

Boeing Dreamliner catches fire and closes Heathrow Airport

Associated Press

If this fire is battery-related, it could spell more major trouble for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, which had already been grounded for several months this year. Boeing's stock is down more than 6 percent on the news of this latest mishap, although the cause is undetermined.

5 years ago

Ethiopian Airlines earns record profits and seeks Dreamliner compensation

Associated Press

Ethiopian Airlines' compensation claim made to Boeing for the Dreamliner groundings won't be the last that the aircraft manufactuerer will face.

5 years ago

Ethiopian Airlines plots central Africa expansion to fend off Gulf competitors

Ethiopian Airlines plots central Africa expansion to fend off Gulf competitors

Chris Jasper, Bloomberg

Ethiopian Airlines’ strategy of breadth over depth and building regional hubs has led it to become one of the continent’s largest carriers; a strategy it will have to speed up to maintain market share amidst growing competition.

5 years ago

Ethiopian Airlines first to get Dreamliner airborne after six-month grounding

Ethiopian Airlines first to get Dreamliner airborne after six-month grounding

Sudan Tribune

Once the airlines start returning or adding the Dreamliners to their rotation they'll have a clearer idea about the cost of the grounding and what they'll want from Boeing.

5 years ago