South African Airways Details

Baggage

Economy : 23kg's

Business : 32kg's

Check in

24hours hr's before

Destinations Covered

33

User Rating

Based on 50 Reviews

About South African Airways

South African Airways is the state-owned flag carrier airline of South Africa. The airline is the first African airline to sign with one of the three airline alliances. South African Airways is a member of Star Alliance.

In 1934, the airline was found and started operations. South African Airways is fully owned by the gOvernment of South Africa. the airline has a fleet size of 12 and served 31 international and 2 domestic destinations.

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South African Airways Baggage

  • South African Airways baggage allowances depend on the fare class and destination of the passenger.
  • Passengers in business class can carry 2 pieces of hand baggage of 8KG, 115CM each, and economy class passengers can carry one piece of hand baggage of 8KG,115CM.
  • If the baggage, exceeds the hand baggage rules, then will be considered as checked baggage and should be dropped at the desk.
  • Passengers in business class can carry two pieces of checked baggage of 32KG,158CM each.
  • Passengers in economy class can carry one piece of checked baggage of 23KG,158CM.
  • Passengers can carry up to 3 additional baggage, and the fares will depend on their destination.
  • On domestic flights, the fare of additional baggage in business class is 393.42 ZAR per piece of baggage.
  • On domestic flights, the fare of additional baggage in economy class is 292.55 ZAR per piece of baggage.
  • The charges will differ for international destinations.
  • If the baggage exceeds 32KG, will be shipped into Cargo, and cargo charges will be applied for the baggage.
  • Passengers need to check-in 2 hours before departure with their checked baggage at the ticket counter.

South African Airways Check in

  • Airport check-in: Passengers can check-in at the airport and proceed to the boarding, passengers need to arrive 2 hours before departure, the ticket counter closes 30 minutes before departure.
  • Web check-in: Passengers can check-in online/web anywhere and can print the boarding pass, the check-in option available 24 hours to 2 hours before departure on international flights and closes 90 minutes before on domestic flights.
  • Mobile check-in: Passengers can check-in on their devices in the South African Airways Mobile app and reach the airport and proceed to the boarding. This option is available 24 hours to 60 minutes before departure on domestic flights, 9- minutes before on international flights.
  • Social check-in: Passengers can choose the co-passenger who wants to sit next to them, by this check-in option. This option will select from the passengers facebook details and helps them to choose the co-passenger. This option is available 24 hours before departure.
  • Fast check-in: Passengers can check-in at the kiosk machines available at the airport and proceed to the boarding, without waiting in a long queue. This option is available 24 hours to 40 minutes before departure.
  • Kerbside check-in: Passengers in business class and frequent flyers can use this option, which is available at the airport and can save long minutes in queues.

South African Airways Food & Beverages

South African Airways provides snacks and meals, based on the duration of the flight, and the fare class of the passenger. All meals are complimentary and will be included on the fare ticket.

South African Airways Flights Online Booking

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Travarc provides comprehensive information on South African Airways fare rules, flight change, and refund rules. We urge users to reach South African Airways customer support for flight cancellation and refund rules as they vary for each of the itineraries. We also suggest calling South African Airways contact number to know complete details on South African Airways refund related information.

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