Emirates Airlines continues with its lifestyle brand and as from 2017, there will be four daily flights commuting between Johannesburg and Dubai.
This was confirmed by the airline, as part of its marketing strategy to woo more customers.
This follows Emirates three daily services flights between Dubai and Cape Town, and a daily flight between Dubai and Durban, enabling global connectivity for South African travellers through its worldwide network of more than 150 destinations.
It will use the Airbus A380-800, that will offer 516 seats in a three class cabin configuration, with 14 private suites in First Class, 76 mini pods with lie-flat seats in Business Class and 426 spacious seats in Economy Class.
Named the World’s Best Airline for 2016 the World’s Best Inflight Entertainment at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards recently, all Emirates customers travelling on the A380 can access more than 2500 channels of on demand audio and visual entertainment on its ice system, featuring the latest movies, music, TV programmes, podcasts and games, as well as free Wi-Fi to stay in touch with family and friends during flights.
The A380 service will be operated as codeshare with South African Airways as with all other Emirates’ services to South Africa.
The airline first started services to mzansi 21 years ago, and it’s the world’s largest operator of A380s with 81 currently in its fleet and a further 61 on order.
It operates in New York, Los Angeles, London Heathrow, Madrid, Munich, Barcelona, Paris, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore, Sydney and Auckland.
As indicated in my first stanza, if you in need of unsurpassed lifestyle then Emirates is your ideal partner for life!