Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing African Airline, announces that it will start code sharing with Singapore Airlines, one of the largest carriers in Asia effective November 01, 2011 providing its customers the option of flying to Singapore.
The code share agreement allows passengers of both carriers to have wider choices of services between Asia and Africa. According to the agreement, Ethiopian will code share on Singapore Airlines operating flights between Singapore and Dubai and Singapore Airlines will code share on Ethiopian operating flights between Addis Ababa and Dubai effective November 01, 2011. Ethiopian currently serves Dubai 20 times a week. The agreement will further strengthen the two carrier’s cooperation by enhancing their customer services.
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Singapore Airlines, a Star Alliance member airline, is one of the most respected travel brands around the world.
Tickets for the codeshare flights will be open for sale effective immediately. Under this agreement, the two carriers will jointly provide daily flight services between Addis Ababa and Singapore via Dubai and vice versa as per the following flight schedule:
Ethiopian Airlines is expanding its flight network through code sharing with different big carrier around the world providing customers with ample flight choices.
Ethiopian Airlines, one of the largest and fastest growing airlines in Africa, made its maiden flight to Cairo in 1946. With the addition of new flight services to Seychelles the coming winter, Ethiopian will provide dependable services to 64 international destinations spanning four continents.
Recently, Ethiopian received the 2011 "AFRICAN CARGO AIRLINE OF THE YEAR" Award for its excellence in air cargo. Ethiopian won the NEPAD Transport Infrastructure Excellence Awards 2009 and the 2009 "Airline of the Year" award from the African Airlines Association (AFRAA). In August 2008, Ethiopian won "the 2008 Corporate Achievement Award" of Aviation & Allied Business for setting the pace towards the development and growth of the African aviation industry. Ethiopian is also the first African carrier to win the 2008 Brussels Airport Company Award in recognition of its distinguished long haul operations witnessed through the introduction of new routes, new products, and close cooperation with Brussels Airport in marketing activities.
Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam Group Chief Executive Officer