Dubai-based airline, Emirates, has announced that Dar es Salaam in Tanzania will become a double daily operation from 01 January 2015. The airline currently operates 12 flights a week between Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai and Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) in Dar es Salaam. With the addition of two extra flights, Dar es Salaam will join Nairobi (Kenya) as the second destination in East Africa with a double daily service. Emirates' second daily service is operated with an Airbus A330-200 in a three class configuration with 12 seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 183 in Economy Class. The two extra flights will provide an additional 948 seats to the 2370 seats available on the current five times weekly service.