Emirates will launch a new five weekly service from Dubai to Santiago International Airport, Chile via the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, starting on July 5, 2018.
The new linked service will see Emirates operate additional five weekly flights to Sao Paulo, complementing its existing daily A380 service between Dubai and Sao Paulo.
With the launch of the new service, Emirates will in total, fly12 times a week to Sao Paulo.
Outbound flights will be on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays while inbound flights will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturday and Sundays.
The new route will be operated with a Boeing 777-200LR with 38 Business Class seats and 264 seats in Economy Class. The new 777 flight will also offer up to 14 tonnes of capacity for cargo.
Flight EK263 will depart Dubai at 09:05 arriving in Sao Paulo at 17:00, before departing again at 18:30 and arriving into Santiago at 21:40 on the same day. The return flight EK264 will depart Santiago at 01:10 arriving in Sao Paulo at 05:55. EK264 will depart once again from Sao Paulo at 07:45 and arrive Dubai at 05:15 the next day.
Santiago is the first destination in Chile to be served by Emirates. It is Chile’s capital and the largest city in Chile, accounting for nearly half of the South American nation’s GDP.