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Ethiopian and Austrian Airlines, Enter into Codeshare Agreement

Tigrai Onlne - June 04, 2014

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, has entered into a codeshare partnership with Austrian Airlines, the flag carrier of Austria, effective June 2, 2014.

Ethiopian and Austrian Airlines, Enter into Codeshare Agreement
Ethiopian and Austrian Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines code share, Star Alliance Member Ethiopian, Fly Ethiopian

Ethiopian started four direct weekly flights to Vienna on 2 June 2014 and this agreement will offer greater connectivity options for customers of the two airlines. Ethiopian will market Austrian flights to Amsterdam, Geneva, Prague, Warsaw, Zurich, Leipzig and Munich while Austrian Airlines will market Ethiopian flights to Vienna and African destinations.

The Addis - Vienna codeshare flights will be operated as per the below schedule:


OS Marketing

ET operating



OS 7151

ET 725



OS 7152

ET 724




"The connection of Ethiopian Airlines to Vienna International Airport is not only a recognition of our hub in Vienna but also strengthens the Austrian Airlines network. Starting today we are able to offer optimal connecting flights to the passengers of Ethiopian Airlines, especially within Central and Eastern Europe. And of course our guests will greatly benefit from the new direct connection to Addis Ababa", adds Jaan Albrecht, CEO of Austrian Airlines.

Ethiopian is a global Pan-African carrier currently serving 82 international destinations across 5 continents with over 200 daily flights and using the latest technology aircraft such as the B777s and B787s.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its operations in the past close to seven decades, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 81 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200LR Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

For more information about this press release, please contact:
Manager PR & Publications
Ethiopian Airlines
Tel: (251-1) 517-84-07

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