Emirates Airline has adopted a new five-times-weekly service to Santiago, Chile, via Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The new route marks the airline’s first venture into Chile and will be operated by a newly refurbished Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, offering 38 seats in business class and 264 seats in economy class.
“We are very pleased to see the interest this new route has created since it was announced in late January, reflected in strong bookings from and to Santiago,” divisional senior vice president, commercial operations, Emirates Airline, Hubert Frach enthused. “The new service will also give travellers from Chile the opportunity to experience Emirates’ superior product and service and offer them more convenient travel options with Emirates to Sao Paulo, Dubai and onward to destinations across our network.”
Flight EK263 will depart Dubai on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 09:05, arriving in Sao Paulo at 17:00, before departing again at 18:30 and arriving in Santiago at 21:40 on the same day. The return flight, EK264, will depart Santiago on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 01:10, arriving in Sao Paulo at 05:55. EK264 will depart once again from Sao Paulo at 07:45 bound for Dubai, where it will arrive at 05:15 the next day.