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Emirates to connect Santiago de Chile via Sao Paulo

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Effective 5 July 2018, Emirates will launch a new, five times a week, service from Dubai to Santiago International Airport, via Sao Paulo.

The new service will see the airline complementing the existing daily A380 flight between Dubai and Sao Paulo. In total, Emirates will now fly 12 times a week to Sao Paulo. Citizens from both Brazil and Chile only need ID cards to travel to either country. The new route will be operated with a two-class configured Boeing 777-200LR which offers 38 Business Class seats and 264 seats in Economy Class.

Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline, said: “The start of our operations to Chile underlines our commitment to South America with our fourth destination on the continent and another five flights to Sao Paulo. We are pleased to add a destination that has been in strong demand from our customers and look forward to working with stakeholders in Chile.”

Flight EK263 will depart Dubai on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday and Sundays at 09:05hrs local time, 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 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturday and Sundays at 01:10 local time, 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.