The Russian airline has always relied heavily on its domestic market. But now it’s share of international passengers is soaring. The number of international passengers it carried has risen nearly 27% compared to the same period last year.
An Ethiopian Airlines plane en route to Nairobi crashed shortly after takeoff, with the airline confirming that there were no survivors. The pilot had reported difficulties and asked for permission to turn back.
The black boxes recovered from Ethiopian Airline's crashed 737 MAX have arrived in France for analysis. Meanwhile, relatives of those killed have stormed out of a meeting with the airline.
The aircraft experienced problems shortly after taking off from Orlando International Airport. Boeing is fighting to save the 737 MAX's reputation after two fatal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia.
A plane crash in Ethiopia has prompted airlines in China, Indonesia, Ethiopia and the Caymans to ground Boeing's 737 MAX 8 passenger jets. The same model was involved in another deadly crash less than six months ago.
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