Emirates has replaced the B777 with an Airbus A380 on one of its four daily flights to Johannesburg.
Flights EK762 (Johannesburg-Dubai) and EK761 (Dubai-Johannesburg) are now served by the flagship A380 aircraft. The flights operate as a codeshare flight with partner SAA.
Flight EK764 (Johannesburg-Dubai) and flight EK763 (Dubai-Johannesburg) are already operated by an A380. The airline’s other two flights continue to be operated by a B777.
The A380 offers 519 seats in a three-class configuration, with 429 seats in economy class, 76 flat-bed seats in business class, and 14 first-class private suites that feature shower spas.