Emirates has launched a third daily service
between Dubai and Cape Town.
Emirates will operate the flights
with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Flight EK 778 will depart Dubai at
10:50 and arrive in Cape Town at 18:30. The return flight, EK 779
will depart Cape Town at 20:05 and arrive in Dubai at 07:30 the
The current codeshare
cooperation between Emirates and South African Airways on flights
between Dubai and South Africa will also be extended to include
the additional Cape Town flight, giving greater access to SAA’s
customers on Emirates’ global network.
777-300ER, is in a three class configuration with eight private
suites in First Class, 42 lie-flat seats in Business Class and 310
spacious seats in Economy Class.
As with all Emirates flights, customers
will be served by a highly trained and extremely professional
multi-national cabin crew from 130 countries, including South
aircraft also features Emirates’ ice entertainment
system, offering up to 2,500 channels of on demand movies, television programmes, music, audio books and music.
In Cape Town, Emirates also offers First Class and Business
Class customers a complimentary chauffeur drive service, as well
as a dedicated and brand new luxury lounge facility at the
airport, which Platinum and Gold members of its Frequent Flyer
Programme, Skywards, can also enjoy.
The added frequency
also provides up to 23 tonnes of cargo capacity on the aircraft
per flight, giving businesses and traders opportunities for
increased imports and exports.
launched services to South Africa 20 years ago, and in addition to
Cape Town, the airline also operates four daily flights between
Dubai and Johannesburg, and a daily flight between Dubai and
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