Emirates expands its operations in and out of South Africa, boosting its schedule to 28 weekly flights by October.
09 September 2021, 12:00 AM
30 September 2021, 12:00 AM
Emirates announced on Wednesday that it will be expanding its operations to South Africa by October aiming to bring more competitive choices for customers wishing to visit Dubai, and through Dubai to the airline's network of over 120 global destinations.
This is the airline's largest weekly schedule to South Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The ramp up of operations will see double daily flights to Johannesburg, including the introduction of Emirates' iconic A380 on one of the daily flights, in addition to daily services to both Cape Town and Durban.
The new frequencies and capacity increases across all of the airline's gateways in South Africa are effective from October 31, 2021.
The airline's flagship will offer South African passengers its signature features like First Class private suites, luxurious Shower Spa, the ever-popular Onboard Lounge, in addition to spacious seating in Economy and Premium Economy Class cabins.
Emirates will serve Johannesburg with double daily A380 services from January 1, 2022.