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Somalia Denies Ethiopian Airlines Plane Access to Land in Hargeisa

Somalia Denies Ethiopian Airlines Plane Access to Land in Hargeisa

Amidst growing diplomatic tensions, Somalia denies Ethiopian Airlines plane access to land in Somaliland, Hargeisa Three weeks after Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somaliland's President Muse Bihe Abdi signed a memorandum of understanding in Addis Ababa, tensions have escalated between Ethiopia and Somalia. The agreement permitted Ethiopia to lease 20 kilometers of coastline in the Gulf of Aden in exchange for recognizing Somaliland as a sovereign state. This move has triggered strong opposition from Somalia, which considers Somaliland as part of its own territory. On the recent incident, Flight ET8372, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, was denied permission to land…
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Ethiopian Airlines and Citi Sign a $450m Loan Agreement

Ethiopian Airlines and Citi Sign a $450m Loan Agreement

Ethiopian will boost its fleet to more than 150 Agreement reflects Citi’s ability to offer clients complementary banking services and shows strength of global network Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest carrier, today announce a landmark $450 million loan agreement that will finance five new Boeing aircraft: three Boeing 737-8 and two Boeing 777F (Cargo). The loan will be secured against the value of the five planes and has been arranged exclusively by Citi’s Corporate Banking and Export Agency and Finance teams. It is guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM).Ethiopian Airlines is a longstanding client of Citi’s Treasury…
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Ethiopian Airlines celebrates the 40th anniversary of flights to Brazzaville

Ethiopian Airlines celebrates the 40th anniversary of flights to Brazzaville

Ethiopian Airlines Marks 40 Years of Operations to Congo Republic, Brazzaville with Ambitious Plans. Ethiopian Airlines commemorated the 40th anniversary of its inaugural direct flights to Brazzaville, the capital of Congo. As the oldest aviation company in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines embarked on its first direct flight to Brazzaville in 1983, marking a significant milestone in its long and distinguished history. Presently, Ethiopian Airlines operates an impressive schedule of 10 flights per week from its hub in Addis Ababa to Brazzaville, solidifying its commitment to connectivity in the region. As Ethiopian Airlines reflects on its four-decade journey to Brazzaville, the celebration…
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Ethiopia plans to build a new airport city on the outskirts of Addis Ababa

Ethiopia plans to build a new airport city on the outskirts of Addis Ababa

Top of Form Ethiopian Airlines is set to embark on the ambitious venture of constructing a new 'airport city,' investing a substantial $5 billion in the project. The airline's CEO, Lema Yadecha, disclosed that the decision to initiate the construction of this sprawling complex, termed the "Airport City," stems from the imperative to meet the escalating demands of its customers. Yadecha further explained that the meticulous planning behind this project takes into consideration the burgeoning growth in the aviation sector. Without the construction of the envisioned 'airport city,' the existing airport infrastructure could potentially face challenges in coping with the…
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Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Israel

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Israel

Since the outbreak of the war, which was triggered by Hamas’s sudden and unexpected attack on Israel, many international airlines suspended their flights to or from Israel. Although many have been calling for an end to this war, in which about 15 thousand people have been killed on both sides, they have reached an agreement for a temporary ceasefire. Due to the war, many international airlines, including Ethiopian Airlines, have canceled their flights to/from Israel. Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will resume the flight that was suspended due to war on October 7, 2023. The airline added that it…
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Ethiopian Airlines plane made an emergency landing in India

Ethiopian Airlines plane made an emergency landing in India

The plane was en route to Addis Ababa from New Delhi, India. Flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) flight operated by Boeing 787 from Delhi Airport (DEL) to Addis Ababa (ADD) made an emergency landing back at DEL after the flight crew witnessed smoke inside the cockpit. The Africa’s largest carrier operates two daily flights between Delhi and Addis Ababa. Further, it deploys its widebody fleet, including Boeing 787-8, 787-9, and sometimes 777. According to India Today, a passenger who was on the flight informed that the aircraft returned to the airport shortly after takeoff and performed an emergency landing. The passenger, requesting anonymity, mentioned, “There was smoke, and a lot…
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Ethiopian Airlines suspends all flights to Amhara cities

Ethiopian Airlines suspends all flights to Amhara cities

The airline announced on its website that, it has canceled flights to Dessie, Gondar, Bahirdar and Lalibela. The Airlines explained that the canceled flights were scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. The passengers who bought a ticket to travel to the place know that their ticket is valid for one year and you can change it any day in the future without extra charge, Ethiopian said its statement. Or if the passenger wants to get their money, its possible to get a refund for those customers. However, the airline did not explain why it canceled the flights and it was speculated…
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Ethiopian Airlines in negotiation with Airbus and Boeing to buy 26 planes

Ethiopian Airlines in negotiation with Airbus and Boeing to buy 26 planes

Ethiopia Airlines Group will take delivery of eight of the 26 aircraft it has ordered in a few months, the chief executive officer of the organization said. Mr. Mesfin Tasew the CEO pointed out that, the airline is in negotiations to buy an additional 26 new planes from Boeing and Airbus companies. The airline has announced that it will take delivery of eight aircraft over the next few months. Among the purchased planes, the airline will take delivery of eight passenger planes in a few months, he said. He stated that, the rest of the passenger planes will arrive at…
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Tulu Kapi and PW Gold Mining agrees to invest in Ethiopia

Tulu Kapi and PW Gold Mining agrees to invest in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, April 27,2023, Ethio Negari:- UK's Tulu Kapi Gold Mining, a part of Kefi Minerals Company, has signed an agreement with England's 'PW Mining' to work together on gold mine development and other investment options. The agreement was signed at the Skylight Hotel in Addis Ababa on the side line event of  "Invest Ethiopia 2023" is a forum for international business institutions and investors. Investors, business actors, policy makers and entrepreneurs from around the world are participating in the forum. MoU agreements, panel discussions, field visits to selected companies and exhibitions are taking place at the forum. The forum…
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Ethiopian Airlines celebrates 50th years of flights to China

Ethiopian Airlines celebrates 50th years of flights to China

The airline started its service in February 1973 by making the first Chinese flight to Shanghai, and since October 1973, it has continued to serve by changing its destination to Beijing. Ethiopian Airlines currently operates 66 weekly flights to 10 Chinese cities with 5 passenger and 9 cargo regular flights. Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Changsha, Xiamen, Chengdu and Hong Kong are the Chinese cities that Ethiopian Airlines flies to. Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's largest aviation institution, has more than 200 international destinations. Founded in 1945, Ethiopian Airlines celebrated its 75th anniversary a year ago and has won several international…
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