Coronavirus supplies donated by Alibaba's Ma arrive in Ethiopia

Coronavirus supplies donated by Alibaba’s Ma arrive in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A first planeload of protective and medical equipment donated to Africa by Chinese billionaire and Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to help it fight the coronavirus arrived in the... Read more »
Ethiopian Airlines keeps flights to China open despite coronavirus

Ethiopian Airlines keeps flights to China open despite coronavirus

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — As dozens of airlines around the world forgo massive profits and suspend flights to China amid fears of spreading the new coronavirus, Africa’s biggest airline continues to transport... Read more »
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Thailand doctors say cocktail of flu, HIV drugs can help fight coronavirus

Thailand doctors say cocktail of flu, HIV drugs can help fight coronavirus

Thai doctors have seen success in treating severe cases of the new coronavirus with the combination of medications for flu and HIV, with initial results showing vast improvement 48 hours after applying... Read more »
Ethiopian Airlines refuses to cancel flights to China

Ethiopian Airlines refuses to cancel flights to China

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, several major airlines around the world have announced suspension of flights to China. However, Ethiopian Airlines has not followed suit. Arguably the most influential airline... Read more »
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Ethiopian Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Dakar: official

DAKAR (Reuters) – An Ethiopian Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing minutes after taking off in Senegal on Tuesday because an engine had caught fire, an airport spokesman said.... Read more »
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Addis Ababa Bole Airport Sees Record Upsurge in Number of Passengers

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport Sees Record Upsurge in Number of Passengers A record number of international passengers are traveling through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, the major gateway into Africa, this... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopian pilot pleaded for training after Lion Air Boeing 737 Max crash

By Bernard Condin, The Associated Press NEW YORK – Just days after a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max nosedived in Indonesia and killed all 189 people aboard, an Ethiopian Airlines pilot began... Read more »
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Ghana and Ethiopian Airlines To Establish Carrier in West Africa

By Kaleyesus Bekele – AIN The government of Ghana has concluded a strategic partnership agreement with Africa’s largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, to establish a new pan-African carrier in Accra, Ghana. The government... Read more »
Ethiopian Olympic protest runner Feyisa Lilesa finally rewarded

Ethiopian wins “Best Cargo Airline – Africa” award

Ethiopian Airlines has won the coveted Cargo Airline of the Year – Africa award from industry publication, Air Cargo News. Turkish was crowned Cargo Airline of the Year. Regarding the award, Group... Read more »
Why Ethiopia has postponed its census

In Ethiopia Crash, Faulty Sensor on Boeing 737 Max Is Suspected

New York Times – Black box data from a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight suggests the crash was caused by a faulty sensor that erroneously activated an automated system on the Boeing 737... Read more »