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As of June 2017, Ethiopian Airlines will start a direct and non-stop services to Singapore, utilising Boeing's ultra-modern 787 model
As Singapore's Changi airport is one of the major global aviation hubs, Ethiopian Airlines has announced the start of a direct and non-stop service to Singapore, from Addis Ababa, commencing from 2 June 2017. The operations will take place utilising the modern Boeing 787-800 aircraft.
Ethiopian Airways currently serves over 90 international destinations, across five continents, with over 240 daily departures. The average age of aircraft's in the Ethiopians Airways fleet is under five years old, making it one of the world's youngest and most modern fleets.
Tewolde Gebre Mariam, group CEO of Ethiopians Airlines said, "In our continuous effort of connecting the continent of 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 service 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 highly developed, innovative, and business-friendly Singapore."