Gabonese airlines have been removed from the European Union Air Safety blacklist after 11 years. The country was withdrawn from the list following its “improvements in aviation safety”.
The under-representation of women’s achievements in the mainstream media is a serious problem, which perpetuates gender inequality. Social media can help to address this problem by highlighting women’s contributions, and achievements to break barriers and inspire young girls #AfricanWomenInAviation #WomenInAviation
Ethiopian Airlines was honoured for its excellence at the recent Africa CEO Forum, hosted in Rwanda.
Following flight ET302 crash, the Washington Post and New York Times continue to blame Ethiopian Airlines, questioning the training, and competence of its pilots. Ethiopian Airlines has dismissed the reports as “baseless and factually incorrect allegations”, and demanded that the Washington Post “remove the article, apologize and correct the facts”.
African journalists and media should take seriously their role in changing the way in which African deaths are reported, locally and internationally.
Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 was in the air for six minutes before it crashed on 10 March 2019. Among the souls it took with it was the acclaimed and highly regarded Nigerian-born academic, writer and opinion-maker Prof Pius Adesanmi, a public intellectual who loved his country and continent fiercely. TIA pays tribute.
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet, flight number ET 302 has crashed on a flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Ethiopian Airlines confirmed. 149 passengers and 8 crew are believed to have been onboard the flight, and are feared dead
Many of the structural and institutional deficiencies that caused the collapse of Nigeria Airways are still present.
Zambia will re-launch its national carrier 24 years after it was liquidated. The Zambian government in partnership with Ethiopian Airlines will oversee the operation of Zambia Airways, with plans to operate 12 planes by 2028.