By Victor Shalton
Ethiopian Airways Declares Singapore, Copenhagen As Two Newest Locations
Ethiopian Airways is resuming companies to Copenhagen on Could 22 after final serving the Danish capital in 2003. The service plans to supply 5 flights per week to town, beginning on Could 22, 2023. The Addis Ababa-Copenhagen Kastrup route will function through Austria’s capital Vienna utilizing the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Copenhagen was final served by Ethiopian in October 2003, when the airline ended its one-stop routing through Frankfurt. Since becoming a member of Ethiopian’s community in 2014, Vienna has had flights proceed to Stockholm; Brussels; Milan, Italy; Geneva and Marseille, France. In recent times, the service has served two locations in Scandinavia, flying to Stockholm and Oslo.
These days, OAG information reveals it operates a every day Addis Ababa-Stockholm-Oslo service utilizing a mixture of 787-9s and 777-200LRs.
The brand new route may even have an effect on the Vienna route as earlier onward flights to the Belgian capital Brussels will not be used after stopping in Austria.
Ethiopian presently operates a route from Addis Ababa to Vienna to Brussels 5 occasions per week, along with working twice-weekly nonstop flights from Addis Ababa to Brussels.
The addition of the Addis Ababa-to-Vienna-to-Copenhagen route will see Ethiopian finish the Addis Ababa-Vienna-Brussels routing and as an alternative function every day nonstop flights between Addis Ababa and Brussels.
In addition to making adjustments to its European community, Ethiopian has additionally confirmed plans to renew common flights to Singapore after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
From March 25, the service will supply a 4 times-weekly Addis Ababa-Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route a transfer that brings the Ethiopian nationwide service again nearer to restoring companies to all pre pandemic locations.
“The flight will additional increase our community in Asia and create air connectivity for passengers travelling between Africa and Singapore,” Ethiopian Group CEO Mesfin Tasew stated.
“The brand new flight may even facilitate commerce, funding, and tourism ties between Africa and Singapore. Consistent with our plan for rising our community world wide, we are going to carry on opening new routes to reinforce connectivity between Africa and the remainder of the world through Addis Ababa.”
The final time the service operated its passenger companies to Changi Airport was from June 2017 to March 2020 because of the pandemic and border closures. Nonetheless, the Star Alliance airline continued to function advert hoc cargo companies utilizing passenger plane.
Passenger site visitors between Africa and Southeast Asia grew steadily between 2015 and 2019 pre-pandemic. Greater than 1.4 million passengers travelled between the Africa and South-east Asia in 2019, a rise of about 30% from 2015.
Flights from Addis Ababa to Singapore will take about ten and a half hours, whereas the return journey will take near 9 hours.
|Days of Operation
(of departing flight)
|ET638||Addis Ababa – Singapore||11:20 p.m.||2:50 p.m. (+1)||Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday|
|3:50 p.m.||5:10 p.m.||Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday|
|ET639||Kuala Lumpur – Singapore||11:15 p.m.||12:45 a.m. (+1)||Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday|
|2 a.m.||5:50 a.m.||Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday|