Ethiopian Conducts Successful Boeing 737 MAX Test Flight

Jan 29 , 2022

Ethiopian Airlines has successfully conducted a test flight using the Boeing 737 MAX, nearly three years after the aircraft was grounded following a crash that took the lives of 149 passengers and eight crew members. The test flight departed Addis Abeba Bole International Airport around midday on January 28, 2022, and arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, shortly afterwards. The national carrier has five 737 MAX 8 aircraft stored in its hangars in Addis Abeba. Ethiopian plans to fly the Boeing 737 MAX to eight new routes once the aircraft resumes services next month. The new destinations include Athens, Moscow and Istanbul.



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