Book Emirates Flights

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Book Emirates flights in South Africa with Travelstart. Emirates Airlines main hub is in Dubai (DXB) in the United Arab Emirates. You can get cheap international flights from South Africa to international destinations on Emirates (airline code EK). South African passport holders will need a Dubai Visa if they plan on stopping over in Dubai.


Emirates Flights from South Africa

Emirates fly weekly from Durban’s King Shaka International Airport to Dubai International Airport. This is a relatively new flight and only came into effect in 2010 when King Shaka International Airport opened its doors for the first time.

Emirates fly weekly from Cape Town International Airport to Dubai International Airport. The Emirates check in counters are located upstairs in the departures terminal at Cape Town Airport.

Emirates fly daily from Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport to Dubai International Airport. The Emirates check in counters are located in terminal A at the Johannesburg International Airport. Friendly Emirates ground staff are on hand to attend to your every need.

Emirates Baggage Allowance

Emirates Airlines have one of the most generous baggage allowance policies of any international airline. Economy Class customers can check in 30 kg, Business Class travellers 40 kg and if you are flying First Class you can travel with 50 kg of checked baggage.


Inflight Entertainment

The Emirates inflight entertainment is the award winning ICE digital widescreen system and offers a variety of up-to-date world class entertainment to passengers. Included on the ICE inflight entertainment platform is the latest movies and TV series, music (new releases and the oldies), gaming, documentary programmes and much more.


Check In

Check in for your Emirates flight at least 3 hours before you depart. Emirates check in counters are available at the following South African airports:

  • Johannesburg International Airport
  • Cape Town International Airport
  • Durban International Airport

Durban to Dubai

From June 2012 Emirates will increase its offering on flights from Durban to Dubai. The bigger and modern 354-seat Boeing 777-300ER will help Emirates increase capacity to 30 percent on flights from Durban to Dubai.

Emirates' Boeing 777-300ER offers a high standard of passenger comfort, with eight luxurious private suites in first class, a better business class with 42 lie-flat bed seats, and 304 economy class seats.


Dubai Visa

Dubai Visas can be arranged by Emirates. For further assistance with booking Emirates flights, Dubai accommodation and enquiries contact our Travelbar on 0861 878 278.

Find out more about the Dubai Visa requirements.


Emirates Online Flight Bookings

Book your Emirates flight in South Africa with Travelstart. Simply complete the flight booking form above, wait for the results, choose the cheapest Emirates flight, then book and pay online safely and conveniently.

Please note: The flight booking engine is currently set to search for flights from Johannesburg (JNB) to Dubai (DXB). If you wish to search for flights from South Africa to any other international destinations simply change the 'From' and 'To' parameters in the flight booking engine.

The information on this page is correct as of September 2014. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart.co.za takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.