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Boeing Max 8 banned in Europe but still safe in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

America First over safety first may be the mode of operation at Boeing and the United States government. Today, one ... Read More

Trump: I don’t want Albert Einstein to be my pilot

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The passenger of the world’s most-famous aircraft, US Air Force One, Donald Trump is highly concerned that the complexity of ... Read More

Aeromexico grounds its Boeing 737 MAX fleet after deadly crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Mexico's top airline has grounded its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, following in the footsteps of China and other ... Read More

Boeing stock plummets 12 percent after 2nd 737 MAX 8 plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

The latest crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines has sent shares of the world’s largest ... Read More

UN FAO: Sorrow at the loss of a colleague, other victims in Ethiopia crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is in mourning at the loss of one of our team when an Ethiopian ... Read More

FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

After the second deadly airline crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8, the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia: "I am deeply saddened by ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Tewolde GebreMariam is the Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines. The Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO deeply regrets the fatal accident involved on ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are ... Read More

Seychelles well welcomed and promoted at highly-reputable school in Abu Dhabi

editor editor- March 4, 2019

Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) office in Abu Dhabi provided students, parents and teachers with the chance to learn more about ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

5.9 million passengers traveled through the UK’s only hub airport, kickstarting 2019’s passenger growth. January’s figures increased by 2.1%, as ... Read More

Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

The former Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Dr. Walter Mzembi talked to eTurboNews Sunday night  from his residence ... Read More

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital ... Read More

Rome–Fiumicino International Airport new route to Nairobi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Rome Fiumicino looks set to welcome back another important tailfin this summer, as Kenya Airways plans to launch four weekly ... Read More

Africa’s top 10 tech start-ups selected for new Airbus Bizlab program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech start-ups that will take ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is ... Read More

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 4, 2019

Tanzania is now targeting China as a new and an upcoming lucrative tourist market source in South East Asia after ... Read More

RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

RwandAir, the flag carrier airline of Rwanda based at Kigali International Airport in Kigali, announced plans to launch service to ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates its second UK destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018

At a colorful ceremony graced by the presence of H.E. Mrs Susanna Moorehead, Ambassador of the UK to Ethiopia, Group ... Read More

Ethiopian Launches Services to Manchester

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, inaugurated flights to Manchester, its ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines and EU to establish Ethio-European International Business School

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, and European Union Delegation to ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, ... Read More

Chinese build highway link between Sudan and Ethiopia

editor editor- January 19, 2013

UGANDA (eTN) - A Chinese-built and financed highway link between Ethiopia and the Sudan was declared open and operational during ... Read More

Anger in Abu Dhabi over Ethiopian refusal to let flag carrier commence flights

editor editor- November 1, 2012

(eTN) - A regular Gulf aviation source has let it drop that anger is boiling over in the UAE capital ... Read More

Zenawi’s death plunges Ethiopia into uncertainty

editor editor- August 21, 2012

(eTN) - The smoke screens on Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s health have finally been lifted, after many misleading statements, when ... Read More

Ethiopian tourism up 35 percent

editor editor- July 2, 2012

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Over 474,000 tourists visited Ethiopia during the first nine months of the current Ethiopian fiscal year, ... Read More

Ethiopian tourist abductions and attacks blamed on Eritrea

editor editor- January 28, 2012

(eTN) - Eritrea’s dictatorial and radical regime has been fingered by Eritrean opposition groups, Ethiopian, and other international sources for ... Read More

Ethiopian bandits: Kidnapped German tourists are OK

editor editor- January 24, 2012

An Ethiopian rebel group says it has kidnapped two German tourists and two Ethiopians, adding that they are safe, in ... Read More

Armed bandits kill five foreign tourists in Ethiopia

editor editor- January 18, 2012

Five foreign tourists have been killed in Ethiopia in an attack by unknown gunmen, state TV reports. Read More

Boeing 787 Dreamliner touches down in Africa for first time

editor editor- December 12, 2011

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Boeing's 787 Dreamliner touched down in Ethiopia's capital today to kick off the Africa portion of ... Read More

UN: Ethiopia and Tanzania significantly improve investment climate

editor editor- May 5, 2011

The United Nations trade body says Ethiopia and Tanzania have made significant progress in improving their investment climate, while Rwanda, ... Read More

Ethiopia’s largest hospital gets an early Christmas present

editor editor- December 18, 2010

Black Lion Hospital, Ethiopia’s largest hospital, has a reason to celebrate Christmas early, as Boeing has said it partnered with ... Read More