Emirates introduces A380 on its second service to Johannesburg
Dec 10, 2018: In response to support growing demand in South Africa and also to cater to the needs of travelers during the upcoming festive season travel, Emirates has introduced an additional Airbus A380 service to OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.
Effective December 1, the deployment of the second A380 to Johannesburg, will lead to 14 percent increase in seat capacity, informs Emirates through a statement.
The Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft, that replaces the previous Boeing 777 aircraft on the Dubai-Johannesburg route, will offer a total of 519 seats in a three-class configuration, with 429 spacious seats in Economy Class, 76 fully flat-bed seats in Business Class and 14 First Class Private Suites.
With Emirates, customers from Johannesburg can enjoy a seamless A380 experience to their most popular destinations via Dubai, including London, Moscow, New York and Bangkok.
All four daily Emirates flights between Johannesburg and Dubai operate as codeshare flights with partner South African Airways.