Addis Ababa

Arrogance in the Air Leads to Jail on the Ground

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Travel takes many shapes and size. While I have my small share of exotic trips along with some of my fellow traveling crazies, the majority are simple point A to point B. They don’t require leaving the country and certainly don’t involve passengers trying to open an emergency exit on their own.

Another Boeing 787 Fire, This Time In London

Not a lot of information out there right now, but there’s a reported fire on an empty Ethiopian Airlines 787 parked at Heathrow. Ethiopian flies the 787 from Addis Ababa, Bole (ADD) to LHR.  If the plane was empty as reported my guess is that it’s been on the ground for quite some time, since the flights I see on the schedule generally arrive in London at around 9:00 am local time and it’s now 6pm BST.  Oddly, ITA doesn’t appear to list a direct flight ADD-LHR, so I’m not […]