The Arab airline is offering cheaper flights from South Africa to the USA. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Awards is offering South African travellers special Economy Class and Business Class return airfares to a range of exciting destinations across the United States.
 
Those wanting to visit family or friends, indulge in childhood Disney fantasies, do some celebrity spotting in Hollywood or simply soak in New York infectious buzz can take advantage of this limited time all-inclusive offer by booking between 07th and 17th August 2017 for travel between 10 September 2017 to 22 March 2018. Terms and conditions and blackout periods apply.
 
Return economy class fares from South Africa to East Coast cities like Orlando and New York start from ZAR8,999 and to West Coast cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco start fromZAR10,999. Business Class fares start from ZAR44,999 to all the destinations from South Africa. Other destination included in the special offer include Boston, Washington, Florida, Chicago, Texas, Houston and Seattle.
 
“It is an exciting time to fill your travel calendar and get ready to tick off a destination from the bucket list. Whether it’s the kids you want to indulge or splurge on your family or even spend quality time yourself, there is something for everyone in the US,” says Fouad Caunhye, Emirates Regional Manager for Southern Africa.
 
“With Emirates now meeting the new security guidelines of the US Department of Homeland Security, business travellers are now free to carry their electronic devices and work uninterrupted from the spacious environs of their Wi-Fi enabled sky office.”  
 
All Emirates Skywards Platinum and Gold members can enjoy free unlimited Wi-Fi during their Emirates flight, regardless of their class of travel. Economy class customers and non-Skywards members can now enjoy 20MB of free data usage within the first 2 hours of log in.
 
On all Emirates’ flights customers will experience the airline’s award winning ice system, which offers over 2500 channels of one demand audio and visual entertainment, while also enjoying the world famous hospitality from the airline’s multinational cabin crew, chef prepared regional and international cuisine and a wide range of complimentary wines and beverages.
 
Those travelling with children can take advantage of the extensive family offering from priority boarding across all airports to special kid’s meals, dedicated children’s entertainment on ice and exclusive toys and Lonely Planet Kids activity bags on board.
 
Emirates is the only airline to operate an all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 fleet, further elevating the passenger experience on board through a modern, state-of-the-art wide-body fleet. Emirates offers four daily flights between Dubai and Johannesburg, three between Dubai and Cape Town, and a daily flight between Dubai and Durban.