Ethiopian Airlines News

Next-to-Last Flight of Lion Air’s Doomed 737 MAX Was Saved by Off-Duty Pilot

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing Co. 737 MAX 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That extra pilot, who was seated in …

Black Boxes Show Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air Disasters Were Similar, Says Ethiopia

The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had “clear similarities” with October’s Lion Air crash, Ethiopia said on Sunday, shown by initial analysis of the black boxes recovered from the wreckage of the March 10 disaster. …

Boeing Faces Spate of Lawsuits After Second 737 MAX 8 Crash

Lawyers are already targeting Boeing Co. for Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines disaster even while investigators are still trying to figure out what caused two 737 Max 8 jetliners to go down in a span of five months, killing 346 people. Boeing …

Satellites Found 1st Concrete Evidence of Link Between Boeing 737 MAX Crashes

The first concrete evidence of a possible link between two deadly Boeing 737 MAX crashes came from space. A new satellite network capable of tracking planes in high fidelity across the globe captured the flight path of the Boeing Co. …

U.S. Joins Nations Grounding Boeing 737 MAX Planes Following New Data

U.S. regulators reversed course Wednesday and announced they will ground Boeing Co.’s top-selling 737 Max family of airliners amid safety concerns after a crash Sunday in Ethiopia — five months after a similar tragedy off Indonesia. “The safety of the …

Norwegian Air to Seek Compensation from Boeing for Costs of MAX Groundings

Norwegian Air said on Wednesday it will seek compensation from plane maker Boeing for costs and lost revenue after grounding its fleet of 737 MAX 8 aircraft in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash. “We expect Boeing to take …

U.S. FAA Reaffirms Safety of Boeing 737 Max as Groundings Continue Across Globe

U.S. aviation regulators reiterated that they see no safety issue with the beleaguered Boeing Co. 737 Max jetliner that warrants grounding the plane despite a pair of deadly crashes and the move by more than 40 other nations to temporarily …

Update: Groundings of Boeing 737 MAX 8 Cascade Globally

Aviation regulators around the globe are grounding Boeing‘s 737 MAX aircraft following Sunday’s deadly plane crash in Ethiopia. Regulators in the United States, where Boeing is based, remained an exception. Boeing reiterated that the investigation into the crash remains in …

FAA Signals Confidence in Airworthiness of Boeing 737 MAX After 2nd Deadly Crash

U.S. aviation regulators signaled their confidence in the safety of Boeing Co.’s embattled 737 MAX jetliner, issuing a global notice of “continued airworthiness” a day after the model’s second deadly crash in less than five months. There isn’t conclusive evidence …

Europeans Join Wave of Nations Halting Boeing 737 MAX Flights; Trump Comments

The European Union’s aviation safety regulator on Tuesday suspended all flights in the bloc byBoeing 737 MAX planes in the biggest setback yet for the U.S. planemaker following a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people. The move came after …