Emirates Connects Dubai to Madagascar with New Flights via Seychelles

New four-weekly service launches to Madagascar with Boeing 777-300ER.

Emirates connects Dubai to Madagascar with new flights via Seychelles
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Emirates (EK) announced plans to launch flights to Madagascar starting September 3, 2024.

This new service will provide travellers with greater choice and connectivity between Dubai (DXB) and Antananarivo (TNR), the capital of Madagascar.

EK has emphasised this strategically timed service is designed to optimise connections for passengers travelling to and from key destinations in Europe, the Far East, West Asia, and the Middle East/GCC.


Dubai – Antananarivo Flight Details:

  • Airline: Emirates (EK)
  • Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER
  • Route: Dubai (DXB) – Mahe (SEZ) – Antananarivo (TNR)
  • Frequency: Four times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Dubai – Mahe: Departure 08:55, Arrival 13:35*
  • Mahe – Antananarivo: Departure (after stopover), Arrival 16:50
  • Antananarivo – Mahe: Departure 18:35, Arrival 22:20
  • Mahe – Dubai: Departure 23:50 (overnight flight), Arrival 04:20 (next day)

*All times are local.

Emirates connects Dubai to Madagascar with new flights via Seychelles

This new route offers passengers the opportunity to combine their trip to Madagascar with a convenient stopover in the Seychelles, a popular tourist destination.

On Boosting Tourism and Business

This is extremely positive news in more than one way, as it opens a new door between Madagascar and the world, through the Dubai hub, the biggest international hub in passenger numbers,” said H.E Manambahoaka Valéry Ramonjavelo, Madagascar’s Minister of Transports and Meteorology.

It will also introduce the whole world to the incredible touristic and cultural treasures of Madagascar, while also creating opportunities for new business streams.”