Ethiopian Airlines has finalized a deal to acquire 49% of Air Malawi, which will be renamed as Malawian Airlines Ltd., according to local media reports. Earlier this year, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told ATW he was in negotiations with Air Malawi to create a hub in the southern part of Africa. “We are in discussions. The plan is to transfer to Air Malawi one Boeing 737 as well as one [Bombardier] Q400,” he told ATW on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in ...

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