Emirates to launch fourth daily flight to JHB


Emirates will introduce a fourth daily flight between Dubai and Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport effective 26 October, increasing the number of daily flights to South Africa to seven.

The addition boosts Emirates’ total number of scheduled flights between Dubai and South Africa to 49 per week. In addition to Johannesburg, Emirates also services Cape Town and Durban.

Emirates and South African Airways will extend its code-share partnership to include the new service – currently SAA code-shares on all Emirates flights to and from South Africa.

Operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, EK767 will depart Dubai at 23h20 and arrive in Johannesburg at 05h35 the following day. The return flight, EK768 departs Johannesburg at 09h30 and arrives in Dubai at 19h40.

The B777-300ER features 354 seats in a three-class configuration – eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 304 in Economy Class.