World Tourism Day: Dubai Is Reintroducing More Daily Flights To South Africa

Flights to South Africa
by Vaishalee Kalvankar
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Emirates Airlines is introducing more flights to Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg. New flights to South Africa are a part of the airline’s efforts to support the recovery of South African tourism and economy. With the reintroduction of the new flights between Dubai and the three South African gateways, Emirates will operate 42 weekly services. 

Emirates Airlines Introduces New Flights To South Africa

From March 1, 2023, the airline will add three daily flights to and from Johannesburg to its schedule. With more than 300 seats available on each way, the third daily flight from Johannesburg will meet high demands. The 11.25 p.m. Emirates flight, EK 767, would land in Johannesburg at 5.35 a.m., the following morning.

From December 1, 2022, there will be daily services to Durban with the addition of two extra flights. Beginning February 1, 2023, there will be daily services to Cape Town as well. A daily flight from Dubai to Cape Town will leave at 9.10 am and arrive at 4.45 pm. 

 

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Increasing Import Export Opportunities

By providing connectivity from areas including Europe, the Middle East, West Asia, and Australasia, the airline supports the city’s tourism business during peak season arrivals. Soon, the new flights will provide additional connectivity to many local and regional cities around Southern Africa.

There will be more cargo belly hold-up capacity in the newly introduced flights. This will help in increasing import and export opportunities which will help local businesses. The flights will also help in carrying important items like gold, fresh and frozen meat, seafood, fruits, vegetables and pharmaceuticals. 

 

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Travelling to South Africa from Dubai anytime soon?

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