Ethiopian Airlines Signs Code Share Agreement with Asiana Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines has signed a code share agreement with Asiana Airlines, the award winning South Korean airline, enhancing the growing cooperation with Star Alliance member carriers. The new partnership between Ethiopian and Asiana will provide our global passengers with more flight options and better connections between Africa and Asia.

According to the agreement, the two carriers will cooperate on code share flights between Seoul, Hong Kong and Addis Ababa.

 

Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said, “We are delighted to expand our cooperation with Asiana Airlines, one of the main players in Asia and the code share will enhance faster and seamless connectivity to our passengers between Seoul, Hong Kong and 40 African destinations.”

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The four weekly code share flights have commenced as of August 29, 2011 as per the following schedule.

Flight No. Marketing Flight No.    Day of Operation         Route                 Departure     Arrival

ET608      OZ9760                     1246                          ADD /BKK/ HKG   00:25           18:15

ET609      OZ9761                     1246                          HKG /BKK/ ADD   21:35           05:15+1*

OZ721     ET1299                      1246                          ICN HKG             09:00            11:50

OZ724     ET1298                      2357                          HKG ICN             00:30            05:00

(+1* the following day)

Ethiopian has been strengthening its partnership with mega carriers through code share agreements that create more flight choices, shorter travel time and greater convenience to our valued customers.

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Source: African Aviation

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