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South African Airways

About South African Airways

South African Airways, headquartered at OR Tambo International Airport, was founded in 1934 and is the flag carrier of South Africa. The airline has been part of the world's largest airline alliance, the Star Alliance, since 2006. With a fleet of 54 Boeing and Airbus, SAA serves 38 destinations worldwide.Voyager is South African Airways' loyalty programme, where frequent flyers can earn miles and rewards.

South African Airways Flight Status

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Online check-in

There are four ways to check-in with South African Airways: online check-in (24 hours to 2 hours before flight departure) ; mobile check-in; self check-in kiosks; bag drop counters.

Hand baggage allowance

The hand baggage allowance on South African Airways flights depends on the class of travel:

  • Economy Class: 1 piece of hand luggage and 1 laptop bag
  • First Class and Business Class: 2 pieces of hand luggage and 1 laptop bag
  • Maximum dimensions: 115cm (total of length + width + height); Maximum weight: 8kg

Checked baggage allowance

The checked baggage allowance also depends on the class of travel:

  • Economy Class: 1 piece up to 23kg
  • First Class and Business Class: 2 pieces up to 32kg each (exception: only 1 piece allowed on flights within South Africa or between Africa and Libreville/Douala).
  • Maximum dimensions: 158cm (total of length + width + height)
  • Passengers with baggage over 32kg will have to check it as cargo at cargo shipping rates.

Additional information

South African Airways contact: www.flysaa.com

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3.4 /5
Total reviews based on: 18
Johannesburg
Mahe Island
OR Tambo International Airport - Seychelles Intl ( JNB - SEZ )
4.0 /5
SP
Date 2019-09-24 City Botswana Age 51-70 Class Economy

Generally it was very good.

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Johannesburg
Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA
OR Tambo International Airport - R Reagan National ( JNB - DCA )
3.0 /5
Koos
Date 2019-09-11 City Mossel Bay Age Over 70 Class Economy

Will not fly via JFK to Washington again

3.0 /5
1 reviews
Johannesburg
Perth
OR Tambo International Airport - Perth Airport ( JNB - PER )
3.0 /5
Ms Jones
Date 2019-08-01 City Botswana Age 31-50 Class Economy

I was requested to give up my seat for a woman with a baby. Why should it have been my responsibility? I am quite sure I paid for my seat in full in as much as she did.

3.0 /5
1 reviews
Johannesburg
Harare
OR Tambo International Airport - Harare ( JNB - HRE )
4.0 /5
RAK
Date 2019-05-19 City Netherlands Age 51-70 Class Economy

I booked South African Airwsys only to find that it was Airlink which only gave 30kgs luggage instead of 2times 23 kegs which is standard for SAA. I was very disappointed I paid 800ZAR for the extra bag from Joburg to Hre and in return in HRE for the same bag same weight they charged me USD 200 so in the end I basically paid double for the flight when I could have chosen another flight for much less with better conditions. This is total misrepresentation by South African and Air link. The 2 should be clearly explained in the booking process or have separate websites

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Bulawayo
Johannesburg
Bulawayo - OR Tambo International Airport ( BUQ - JNB )
5.0 /5
Marco
Date 2019-04-27 City Italy Age 51-70 Class Economy

Excellent service and performance.

5.0 /5
1 reviews

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