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.”
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.
Source: African Aviation