Ethiopian Airlines Plans Dublin, Los Angeles Service

Ethiopian Airlines has unveiled plans to launch flights to Dublin and Los Angeles. When it begins from June 2015, the African carrier and Star Alliance member will provide the only direct connection between Africa, Ireland and the US west coast.   While flight timings have not been revealed, the airline has confirmed the service will … Continue reading

Ethiopian Airlines Expands In Far East

East African carrier Ethiopian Airlines marked a milestone this week with the launch of services between Addis Ababa and Singapore. The Star Alliance member boosted its global network when the inaugural flight touched down at Singapore’s Changi International Airport on Tuesday (3 December 2013) with government representatives from Ethiopia and Singapore onboard.   Operating 3 … Continue reading

Dreamliners Begin Return To Service

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have begun plans to return the aircraft to service, after manufacturer Boeing was cleared by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to modify faulty lithium ion batteries used on the beleaguered jets. Civil aviation regulators around the world are also expected to progressively endorse the FAA directive, ending a lengthy … Continue reading

LAN First To Fly Dreamliner In Americas

Chilean carrier LAN has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, becoming only the fourth operator of the type and the first to fly the revolutionary jet in the Americas. Company executives, Boeing representatives, invited guests and members of the media gathered at the manufacturer’s Future of Flight Aviation Center to celebrate the occasion … Continue reading

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Debuts In Africa With Ethiopian Airlines

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its African debut with the arrival of Ethiopian Airlines’ first jet in Addis Ababa. Registered ET-AOQ and dubbed “Africa First”, the new aircraft touched down at Bole International Airport yesterday morning from Washington DC with invited guests, media, paying passengers and company executives led by Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam.   … Continue reading