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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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 »
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Boeing 737 Max Stall-Prevention system Activated before Ethiopian Airlines Crashed

The Wall Street Journal: Boeing 737 Max Stall-Prevention system Activated before Ethiopian Airlines Crashed, Preliminary findings show.The emerging consensus is the strongest indication yet that the same MCAS system misfired in the... Read more »
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Ethiopian Airlines Brand New Boeing 737-8 MAX crashes on way to Kenya

Latest Update: No survivors in the crash. The dead included 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, nine Ethiopians, eight each from the United States, China and Italy, and seven each from France and Britain,... Read more »
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Ethiopian Airlines Brand New Boeing 737-8 MAX crashes on way to Kenya

Latest Update: No survivors in the crash. The dead included 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, nine Ethiopians, eight each from the United States, China and Italy, and seven each from France and Britain,... Read more »
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Can Ethiopia’s Long Love Affair With Boeing Survive the 737 Max Crash?

By Selam Gebrekidan | New York Times ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — When Noelle Jalal was a child, her uncle used to take her to the international airport in Addis Ababa to watch... Read more »
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President Trump announced United States grounding all Boeing’s 737 Max 8s and 9s

President Trump announced that the United States was grounding Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft, reversing an earlier decision by American regulators to keep the jets flying in the wake of a second deadly... Read more »
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Growing Calls for US to Ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 After Deadly Ethiopian Crash

There are growing calls for the U.S. government to ground the Boeing 737 MAX 8 after two of the jets crashed within six months, killing all on board. Several dozen countries have... Read more »
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China orders its Airlines to suspend use of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s aviation regulator said on Monday it had ordered Chinese airlines to suspend their Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft operations by 6 p.m. (5.00 a.m. ET) following a deadly... Read more »