Ethiopian and Singapore Airlines Expand Codeshare Agreement
Ethiopian Airlines and Singapore Airlines will expand their codeshare agreement as of 1st June, 2017 offering customers travelling between Africa and Asia seamless connectivity options.
Ethiopian Airlines’ daily non-stop services to Singapore from Addis Ababa, due to be launched in June 2017, will be covered by the expanded codeshare agreement.
Under the expanded agreement, Ethiopian Airlines customers will be able to access multiple destinations in Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Thailand and Vietnam across Singapore Airlines’ wide network.
Singapore Airlines customers will in turn, enjoy access to Ethiopian Airlines’ vast intra-African network including countries like Botswana, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, Mozambique, The Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
Both Star Alliance members, Ethiopian and Singapore Airlines began code sharing on each other’s flights to and from Dubai in 2011.
The expanded codeshare flights are subject to regulatory approvals and will be progressively made available for sale across various sales channels.
Ethiopian Airlines operates the youngest fleet in Africa with an average aircraft age of less than 5 years, serving more than 90 international destinations across five continents with over 240 daily departures.
Singapore Airlines operates a modern passenger aircraft fleet of more than 100 aircraft. Together with its subsidiaries the SIA Group’s combined network covers more than 130 destinations around the world.