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June 16, 1989 | From Associated Press
Ethiopian Airlines has ordered four Boeing 757 passenger jets and one 757 freighter in a deal valued at about $260 million, Boeing Commercial Airplanes announced. The airline also has options on two more 757s. All aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney PW2040 engines.
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February 17, 2014 | By Michael Hiltzik
Today's hijacking to Geneva of a Rome-bound Ethiopian Airlines jetliner brought back memories for us--not of hijackings of the past, but of this exceptional airline, which we flew all over Africa, often in in rather singular conditions, during the 1980s and early 1990s.  To get the most urgent news out of the way first, today's incident was resolved without injuries to any of the 202 passengers and crew about the Boeing 767. Reports are that ...
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BUSINESS
February 17, 2014 | By Michael Hiltzik
Today's hijacking to Geneva of a Rome-bound Ethiopian Airlines jetliner brought back memories for us--not of hijackings of the past, but of this exceptional airline, which we flew all over Africa, often in in rather singular conditions, during the 1980s and early 1990s.  To get the most urgent news out of the way first, today's incident was resolved without injuries to any of the 202 passengers and crew about the Boeing 767. Reports are that ...
BUSINESS
July 15, 2013 | By W.J. Hennigan
Wall Street seems unfazed by the latest incident to hit Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner. The company's stock has been trading up all day. Boeing's shares were trading up $3.57, or 3.5%  to $105.44, recovering much of its loss of nearly 5%, or $5.01, on Friday. That same day, a 787 that had been sitting at a remote parking stand for more than eight hours at London's Heathrow Airport caught fire. No one was onboard the Ethiopian Airlines plane and no one was injured, the airline and an airport spokeswoman said.
WORLD
January 25, 2010 | By Borzou Daragahi, Los Angeles Times
An Ethiopian Airlines plane with 90 people aboard crashed into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after taking off from Beirut international airport early today. Lebanese Transport Minister Ghazi Aridi said rescue workers had located the crash site about two miles offshore. Search and rescue operations were underway, he said. The Boeing 737-800 went off the radar about five minutes after takeoff, shortly after its scheduled 2:10 a.m. departure. Aridi confirmed that the plane took off in stormy weather but said it was too early to say what caused the crash.
BUSINESS
March 16, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Tanzanian Airline in Financial Crisis: Air Tanzania has been suspended by the International Air Transport Assn. because of financial problems, officials said. They said the state-owned airline's accounts abroad were frozen and members of IATA, a voluntary association of airline companies, would not honor its tickets. Air Tanzania recently canceled services to Europe when Ethiopian Airlines repossessed a leased Boeing 767 for failure to maintain payments.
BUSINESS
February 5, 2005
* Jason Smathers, a former engineer at Time Warner Inc.'s America Online, pleaded guilty to charges that he stole a subscriber list that spammers used to send as many as 7 billion unsolicited e-mails. * Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest automaker, said its fourth-quarter profit fell 21% to 361.4 billion won, or $351.6 million. Sales rose nearly 4% to 7.54 trillion won, or $7.3 billion. * Boeing Co. won orders worth a total of $2.1 billion from Japan Airlines Corp.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2013 | By Paresh Dave
An empty Boeing Co. Dreamliner passenger jet belonging to Ethiopian Airlines caught fire Friday while parked on the tarmac at London's Heathrow Airport. Boeing shares were down more than 6% as news spread of the latest incident involving Boeing's beleaguered 787 model. “We're aware of the event,” the company said in a statement. “We have Boeing personnel on the ground at Heathrow and are working to fully understand and address this. " Earlier this year, the Dreamliner was grounded because of malfunctions of the plane's lithium-ion batteries.
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August 30, 1992 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The daylong hijacking of an Ethiopian Airlines jet ended today when five men who had forced the aircraft on an odyssey that took it from Addis Ababa to Djibouti, Yemen, Egypt and Italy gave themselves up in Rome. Italy offered political asylum to the five gunmen, a senior police official in Rome said.
BUSINESS
July 13, 2013 | By Paresh Dave
Investigators have no found evidence that the internal fire that sent smoke billowing through a parked and empty Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner in London on Friday was linked to problematic aircraft batteries, Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch said on Saturday. In a statement, the agency said that "it is clear that this heat damage is remote from the area in which the aircraft main and APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) batteries are located, and, at this stage, there is no evidence of a direct causal relationship.
BUSINESS
July 13, 2013 | By Paresh Dave
Investigators have no found evidence that the internal fire that sent smoke billowing through a parked and empty Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner in London on Friday was linked to problematic aircraft batteries, Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch said on Saturday. In a statement, the agency said that "it is clear that this heat damage is remote from the area in which the aircraft main and APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) batteries are located, and, at this stage, there is no evidence of a direct causal relationship.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2013 | By Paresh Dave
An empty Boeing Co. Dreamliner passenger jet belonging to Ethiopian Airlines caught fire Friday while parked on the tarmac at London's Heathrow Airport. Boeing shares were down more than 6% as news spread of the latest incident involving Boeing's beleaguered 787 model. “We're aware of the event,” the company said in a statement. “We have Boeing personnel on the ground at Heathrow and are working to fully understand and address this. " Earlier this year, the Dreamliner was grounded because of malfunctions of the plane's lithium-ion batteries.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2013 | By Paresh Dave
Just as Boeing Co. and its 787 Dreamliner looked to be taking off again, another fire onboard the signature new passenger jet has brought the resurgence to a halt. A 787 - one of 68 delivered so far by Boeing - that had been sitting at a remote parking stand for more than eight hours at London's Heathrow Airport caught fire Friday. No one was onboard the Ethiopian Airlines plane and no one was injured, the airline and an airport spokeswoman said. Boeing shares swerved on the news, falling as much as 7% before rebounding slightly to close down 5%, or $5.01, at $101.87 as analysts said the incident didn't appear related to the battery troubles that grounded 787s worldwide earlier this year.
BUSINESS
May 20, 2013 | By Tiffany Hsu
The first Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner to fly under the United Airlines name since a mass grounding ordered by the government earlier this year has landed at Chicago. On board the high-tech jet, which departed from Houston at 11 a.m. local time on Monday: Boeing Chief Executive W. James McNerney Jr. and Jeff Smisek, chief executive of United Continental Holdings Inc. The voyage, dubbed United Flight 1, holds deep symbolic weight for Boeing and United, which is the only American carrier to fly the 787. The Dreamliner is emerging from months of tinkering and testing after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Jan. 16 ordered all of the planes parked due to concerns about its lithium-ion battery system.
WORLD
January 26, 2010 | By Borzou Daragahi
Rescue workers found no one to save. They could only retrieve the corpses of those aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea early Monday during a fierce winter storm. The Boeing 737-800 bound for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital, was carrying eight crew members and 82 passengers when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Beirut amid hail and thunder. The U.S.-born wife of the French ambassador to Lebanon was among the passengers. By nightfall, rescue workers had recovered about 25 bodies, the Lebanese transportation minister said.
WORLD
January 25, 2010 | By Borzou Daragahi, Los Angeles Times
An Ethiopian Airlines plane with 90 people aboard crashed into the Mediterranean Sea shortly after taking off from Beirut international airport early today. Lebanese Transport Minister Ghazi Aridi said rescue workers had located the crash site about two miles offshore. Search and rescue operations were underway, he said. The Boeing 737-800 went off the radar about five minutes after takeoff, shortly after its scheduled 2:10 a.m. departure. Aridi confirmed that the plane took off in stormy weather but said it was too early to say what caused the crash.
BUSINESS
July 15, 2013 | By W.J. Hennigan
Wall Street seems unfazed by the latest incident to hit Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner. The company's stock has been trading up all day. Boeing's shares were trading up $3.57, or 3.5%  to $105.44, recovering much of its loss of nearly 5%, or $5.01, on Friday. That same day, a 787 that had been sitting at a remote parking stand for more than eight hours at London's Heathrow Airport caught fire. No one was onboard the Ethiopian Airlines plane and no one was injured, the airline and an airport spokeswoman said.
BUSINESS
February 5, 2005
* Jason Smathers, a former engineer at Time Warner Inc.'s America Online, pleaded guilty to charges that he stole a subscriber list that spammers used to send as many as 7 billion unsolicited e-mails. * Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest automaker, said its fourth-quarter profit fell 21% to 361.4 billion won, or $351.6 million. Sales rose nearly 4% to 7.54 trillion won, or $7.3 billion. * Boeing Co. won orders worth a total of $2.1 billion from Japan Airlines Corp.
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