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Emirates reintroduces Airbus A380 to Joburg route – How much a First Class ticket costs

Emirates airlines has reintroduced the Airbus A380 to its Dubai-Johannesburg route in order to meet growing passenger demand, the company announced on Wednesday. The A380 will be operated as a code-share with South African Airways, as with all Emirates services to South Africa. Emirates currently uses Boeing 777 aircraft for the four daily flights between the two cities, which is the busiest route in the airline’s African network.

The A380 sports:

  • 14 private suites in First Class
  • 76 pods with lie-flat seats in Business Class
  • 426 seats in Economy Class

The plane also features an onboard lounge and shower spas. Ticket prices for for a one-way ticket between Johannesburg and Dubai on Wednesday were:

  • First Class – R50,735
  • Business Class -R39,525
  • Economy – R12,559

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