Emirates today announced a seasonal increase to its existing daily service to Durban, with four additional flights a week, effective from 14 June to 4 August 2019.
This is in response to the growing demand for travel during this period.
Fouad Caunhye, Regional Manager, Emirates Southern Africa, said:
“Emirates’ decision to increase capacity is a clear indication of customer demand for our award-winning travel experience. We are committed to servicing Durban and offering our customers greater flexibility and travel choices during this busy season. The introduction of the First Class cabins will allow customers to fully experience our luxury offering and enjoy the high-standards we are known for.”
The additional flights on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, will be operated by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three-class cabin configuration, offering eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 310 seats in Economy Class.
Emirates’ additional flights during the busy season will provide travellers with convenient onward connections to destinations across the airline’s global network including to popular cities such as Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangkok, Bangladesh, Beijing, Delhi, Geneva, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Karachi, Kuala Lumpur, Lisbon, London, Male, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, New York, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, and Zurich.
From 14 June 2019 until 04 August 2019, B777 flight EK760 will depart Durban at 14:20 hrs and arrive in Dubai at 00:40 hrs, while the return B777 flight, EK 759 will leave Dubai at 03:20 hrs, arriving in Durban at 09:45 hrs.