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Swiss Court Orders Ethiopian Pilot to Receive Mandatory Psychiatric Treatment for Hijacking Plane

A Swiss court on Monday sentenced an Ethiopian pilot who hijacked his own plane in 2014 with 202 passengers aboard to receive supervised psychiatric treatment. Former Ethiopian Airlines pilot Heilemedehin Abera Tagegn has been ruled as mentally unstable after he Read more ›

Switzerland Acquits Ethiopian Pilot After Concluding He was Paranoiac When He Hijacked Plane

Swiss authorities have acquitted an Ethiopian Airlines pilot after ruling that he was mentally unstable when he hijacked his own plane with 202 passengers aboard and rerouted it to Geneva to seek political asylum. The Swiss Attorney General said all Read more ›

Ethiopian Airlines announce new flights to Madrid

Xinhua  (Addis Ababa) —  On Monday Ethiopian Airlines will commence its flights to Madrid, Spain, which has become the 10th European destination of the airliner. Ethiopian flights to Madrid is operated through Rome and has brought the number of the airline’s international Read more ›

East African nations on high alert for Ebola

The east African region has been set on its toes following the revelation of an outbreak of Ebola infections in west Africa this March. This disease, which was first identified in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sudan in the Read more ›

Ethiopian Airlines to introduce flights to Mogadishu

Ethiopian Airlines is set to initiate a new route to Mogadishu following the cooperative agreements in transportation and aviation between the two nations, reports indicate. Analysts say that this move signifies a vote of confidence in the financial turnaround of Read more ›