ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES SIGNS OPEN CODESHARE DEAL WITH AIR EUROPA
(Posted 10th April 2017)
Effective by midnight tonight, 11th of April 2017, will an open codeshare agreement between Air Europa and Ethiopian Airlines go into effect.
The new partnership is a free sale codeshare agreement, thereby allowing the partner airlines access to each other’s network by creating smooth connection at their respective hubs.
Mr. Busera Awel, Chief Commercial Officer Ethiopian Airlines, said when the announcement was made: ‘We are pleased to optimize our collaboration with Air Europa through this instrumental code share agreement. As a customer focused airline, we always strive to meet our customer’s ever growing demand, availing critical connectivity options. This strategic collaboration will enable our esteemed customer’s reach multiple destinations in Europe through one point check-in at point of origin. Reciprocally, Ethiopian vast African network is an added advantage to customers of Air Europa; connecting 53 major cities in Africa with minimum layover at our Addis hub‘.
Imanol Pérez, Commercial Deputy Director of Air Europa, also expressed his satisfaction for the agreement reached with Ethiopian Airlines as it allows Air Europa to have presence in the African continent and offer its passengers a wider choice of travel destinations.
In addition, Air Europa also provides Ethiopian Airline´s passengers with excellent connectivity with other European, Spanish and American destinations where Air Europa flies to from its Madrid hub.
Ethiopian currently serves more than 90 global destinations across five continents with over 240 daily departures; operating the youngest and most modern fleet with an average fleet age of less than five years.
Air Europa has operates to 51 destinations all round the world, of which 21 are domestic, 11 are European plus to the city of Tel Aviv, 18 long haul destinations in North America, South America and the Middle East. Air Europa will launch flights to Honduras this month and in June to Boston.