Emirates Airlines has announced the reintroduction of the Boeing 777-300ER on its Dubai <> Cape Town route. Effective 01 Sept 2013, the airline will deploy the aircraft on its daily flights between the two destinations instead of the currently used Airbus 340-300. This will add about 90 more seats to the daily non-stop route.
The Boeing 777-300ER operated by Emirates Airlines features 354 seats in a three-class configuration: eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 304 in Economy Class. Some of the features for the new aircraft include lie-flat comfort to travellers in the First & Business Class cabins and signature First Class private suites.