ETHIOPIAN STARTS CODESHARE TO SINGAPORE
Effective 01st of November will Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines commence a codeshared flight connection between Addis Ababa and Singapore, adding a new destination for both airlines. The daily flights will route via Dubai, from Addis served by ET on a codeshared basis, and passengers destined to Singapore will then transit to their convenient connection on Singapore Airlines to Singapore.
It was not possible to ascertain if the arrangement can or will be extended to destinations served beyond the respective partners hubs in Addis and Singapore to a wider range of African and Asian destinations.
Singapore Airlines is a Star Alliance member for since the early years when the alliance was formed and Ethiopian is undergoing a process of harmonization with alliance requirements before moving from applicant status to full member, in due course. Watch this space for regular and breaking news updates from the Eastern African and Indian Ocean aviation scene.