Ethiopian to start direct, non-stop flight services to Singapore
Dec 20, 2016: Ethiopian Airlines will operate direct and non-stop services to Singapore from June 2017 using Boeing 787.
Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebre Mariam, said, “In our continuous effort of connecting Africa with its major trading partner around the world through direct services and with the youngest fleet of modern airplanes, we are glad that we are able to offer a direct and non-stop services to the Lion City, Singapore, a global aviation center and a preferred gateway to Asia and Australia. Our direct and non-stop flights will serve the growing traffic between Africa and Singapore, giving the best possible connectivity options to passengers travelling between most points in Asia and Africa, in partnership with fellow Star member, Singapore Airlines. Moreover, our customers can now enjoy the ultimate travel experience on board Ethiopian Dreamliner; unparalleled comfort with less noise, biggest windows in the sky, higher ceiling, unique lighting and higher humidity. Ethiopian flights to Singapore will also greatly contribute to the strengthening of trade, investment, and tourism ties between a booming Africa and a highly developed, innovative, and business-friendly Singapore.”
Ethiopian is a global carrier that operates the youngest and the most modern fleet in the continent, with an average aircraft age of less than five years, serving more than 90 international destinations across five continents with over 240 daily departures.