Ethiopian Airlines Vows Not to Fly Boeing 737 Max 8 after Re-certification
Ethiopian Airlines has said it will not operate the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after the model has been adjusted and re-certified by the United States Federal Aviation Authority (FAA).
The Managing Director, Ethiopian International Services, Esayas Hailu, disclosed this yesterday while speaking with journalists in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian capital.
On March 10, an Ethiopian Airlines’ flight ET302 en route Nairobi from Addis Ababa crashed six minutes after take-off, killing all 157 persons on board.
The victims included two Nigerians – Pius Adesanmi, Canada-based professor of Literary Arts, Carleton University, and Biodun Bashua, a former UN and African Union (AU) deputy joint special representative in Darfur, Sudan.
The crash was the second involving Boeing 737 MAX 8 within five months – a Lion Air crashed in Indonesia in October 2018…….read more
Source: This Day