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Emirates to Operate Extra Flights to South Africa for FIFA World Cup

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Emirates, an official airline of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off in just over a week, is to operate a brace of extra flights to Cape Town and Johannesburg on Monday, 12 and Tuesday, 13 July.

The additional flights comprise an extra round trip service to both Cape Town and Johannesburg.

EK 3772 will depart Dubai at 09:50 on Monday 12 July, arriving in Cape Town at 17:25, while EK3773 will depart Cape Town at 19:25 the same day, arriving in Dubai at 06:40 on the 13 July.

 EK 3767 will depart Dubai on Tuesday 13 July at 09:20, arriving Johannesburg at 15:30, and EK3768 will depart Johannesburg at 17:30 the same day, arriving Dubai at 03:30 on Wednesday 14th July.

Supporters can even rest assured that they wont miss a second of the action while on board the aircraft, as Emirates will provide text updates and match screenings on its inflight entertainment system.

Richard Vaughan, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations Worldwide, said, Being an Official Partner of the 2010 FIFA World Cup not only demonstrates our ongoing support of the game, it enables us to use our sponsorship to bring the world to South Africa for this incredible sporting event. We are delighted to offer these additional flights to help ensure that as many supporters as possible have the chance to Live the Unforgettable this summer.

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