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2012-02-15 00:53:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Singapore Airlines Cargo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA), today announced that they have entered into a maintenance engineering and planning agreement that results in GoldCare coverage for the cargo carrier's fleet of 13 Boeing 747-400 Freighters. GoldCare is a centrally managed and tailored materials and engineering service, with optional maintenance execution, that, when combined provides high value for...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) today announced Ethiopian Airlines has ordered Blended Winglets for its 767-300ERs. Ethiopian Airlines will install the winglets in Addis Ababa at their maintenance facility at Bole International Airport. Initial installations, on 3 aircraft, are planned to commence in February 2012. "Ethiopian Airlines has made the choice of purchasing winglets for our B767 because of the enormous performance and operating...

2011-12-11 09:06:00

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Dec. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing's (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner touched down in Ethiopia's capital today to kick off the Africa portion of Boeing's 787 Dream Tour - a six-month worldwide tour featuring the Dreamliner. This is the first time the Dreamliner has visited the African continent. The Dream Tour airplane will be in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia and home to Ethiopian Airlines, Dec. 11-14 before it travels to Nairobi, Kenya. During...

2011-10-05 15:11:00

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for four Boeing 777 Freighters, making Ethiopian Airlines the first African carrier to order the twin-engine freighter. The order is valued at approximately $1.1 billion at list prices and was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's website. "As the largest African cargo carrier operating in some of the fastest growing trade lanes of the world - between...

2011-01-27 13:46:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in less than two months, Boeing (NYSE: BA), Ethiopian Airlines and Seattle Anesthesia Outreach (SAO) have partnered to deliver medical equipment to Black Lion Hospital, Ethiopia's largest hospital. The first consignment was delivered in December 2010. Approximately 2,700 pounds (1.2 metric tons) of medical supplies were loaded into the cargo hold of a new Boeing 777-200LR (longer range) delivered to Ethiopian Airlines on Jan. 26....

2010-12-17 16:49:00

EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) partnered with Ethiopian Airlines and Seattle Anesthesia Outreach (SAO) for this week's 777-200LR (longer range) delivery to Ethiopian Airlines to transport much needed anesthesia equipment to Black Lion Hospital - Ethiopia's largest hospital. "Boeing and its airline partners have been working together to fill what is sometimes empty cargo space to help bring relief to people around the globe," said Liz Warman, director of...

2010-11-17 16:56:00

EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered its 900th 777 airplane today to Ethiopian Airlines. The airplane is the ultra-long-range Boeing 777-200LR (long range) Worldliner, and is the first of five 777s the airline ordered in 2009. "With the delivery of its first 777-200LR, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to operate the world's most technologically advanced and longest-range airplane," said Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Officer Ato Girma Wake....

2010-10-30 00:00:40

More great discounts are on offer for five hours only, from 12 midday until 5pm, on a selection of routes from London Heathrow and Regional airports to Europe and the Middle East. (PRWeb UK) October 29, 2010 The bmifriday flight promotion from leading airline, British Midland International (bmi) gets underway again on Friday 29th October at http://www.flybmi.com. More great flight discounts, on a wide range of domestic and international routes, will be on offer for five hours only, from 12...

2010-06-08 09:00:00

MILAN, Italy, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) is supporting the expansion plans of Cargoitalia S.p.A. by providing the Italy-based, all-cargo operator with its third MD-11 freighter under a long-term lease. Boeing Capital Corporation, the company's aircraft financing arm, structured the deal for the newly completed MD-11 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF), with Boeing conducting the modification work at its subcontractor facility in Singapore. Following its...

2010-03-16 17:42:00

CHICAGO, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Korein Tillery LLC and Tadesse Kiros, a prominent lawyer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, are conducting an ongoing investigation on behalf of clients who are the personal representatives of deceased Ethiopian passengers on the international flight known as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409, which crashed on 25 January 2010 shortly after take-off from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, regarding the liability of any party responsible for their...