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EK Adds Another Daily Cape Town Service

posted Mar 9, 2011, 2:02 AM by Elaine Bell

09 Wed, Mar 2011

STARTING March 27, Emirates will be introducing an additional daily service to Cape Town. Flights will depart Dubai at 03h50, arriving in Cape Town at 11h40. The return service will depart Cape Town at 13h40, arriving in Dubai at 01h15 the following day.

The second service, according to the airline “vastly” improves connections to both the Sub Continent, the America’s as well as Europe. EK773 is operated by an Airbus 340-500 and has a capacity to seat 258 passengers in a three class configuration.

With the introduction of the additional flight Emirates now operates a total of six daily international flights out of South Africa increasing its frequency to a total of 42 per week.