South African Airways Checked Baggage


Maximum Weight per piece

           Please note, that more than 32kg (70lb) per piece is not accepted as baggage. If exceeding 32kg (70lb), the piece of baggage must be checked as Cargo at specified cargo rates or baggage must be repacked.
  •  Children and Infants paying at least 50% of the adult fare are entitled to the same baggage allowance as adults.
  •  Infants not entitled to a seat shall only be permitted to 1 piece of luggage at 23kg and collapsible pram or buggy or car seat.
Business Class Economy Class
Domestic (Within South Africa) 1 piece at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimensions of 158cm (62inches) per piece 1 piece at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Worldwide – USA / Canada 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches)
per piece
Between Africa and Europe / UK 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 1 piece at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
From Malawi/ Mozambique/ Zambia/ Zimbabwe to Europe/ UK 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
From UK to Malawi/ Zambia/ Zimbabwe 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg per piece  (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg per piece (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between Africa and Asia / Japan
where the fare component include travel to/from HKG or
any point in Asia / Japan via HKG.Between Africa – Asia / Japan
where the fare component include travel to/from BJS or
any point in China via BJS.
2 pieces up to 32kg per piece (70lb) & maximum dimensions of 158cm (62inches)
per piece2 pieces up to 32kg per piece (70lb) &
maximum dimensions of 158cm (62inches) per
piece
2 pieces up to 23kg per piece (50lb) & maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches)
per piece1 pieces up to 23kg per piece (50lb) &
maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches)
per piece
Between Africa and New Zealand 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 1 piece at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb)
and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches)
Between Africa and the Middle East.

Please note this is valid on: 1) When SA is the marketing carrier on EY operating flights

2) When SA is the marketing carrier on EK operating flights
3)Between Africa and DXB.
When SA is the marketing carrier on EK operating flights

1-2) 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
3)The baggage allowance of the operating carrier will apply
1-2) 2 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
3) The baggage allowance of the operating carrier will apply
Between Africa and Australia 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Within Africa 2 pieces at a maximum of 32kg (70lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 23kg (50lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between South Africa and Lagos/Abuja 3 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 3 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between South America and Australia / New Zealand except Brazil 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between South America, and Africa / Asia / Japan except : Brazil and Argentina- except BJS or via BJS 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between Africa / South America – BJS or via BJS to Asia / Japan 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 1 piece at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between Argentina – Africa 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 23 kg (50 lb) and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between Argentina – Asia / Japan- except BJS or via BJS 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between Brazil – Africa / Asia / Japan / Australia – except BJS or via BJS 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between Brazil – Europe & USA 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece
Between Australia and Middle East 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece 2 pieces at a maximum of 32 kg (70 lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches) per piece

If not specified in the table above, the following allowances apply:

Business class – 2 pieces with 32kg (70lb) per piece and maximum dimensions of 158cm (62inches) per piece

Economy class – 1 piece with 23kg (50lb) per piece and maximum dimension of 158cm (62inches)

Please note: At no time may a bag be accepted heavier than 32kg, this must either be repacked or be shipped as Cargo.

Voyager Piece Concept Allowance

Exceptions:  SA Airways Voyager Passenger & Star Alliance Gold Members

Please note that this does not include the DXB code-share flights.
Please note that this does not include the EY code-share flights.

  • SAA Voyager Blue card holders – no additional baggage allowance
  • SAA Voyager Silver Card holder – 1 extra piece of 23kg, irrespective of class of travel, as part of the free allowance
  • SAA Voyager Gold Card – 1 extra piece based on the allowance of the booked cabin class, as part of free of the free allowance
  • SAA Voyager Platinum – 1 extra piece of 32kg, irrespective of class of travel, as part of the free allowance
  • SAA Voyager Lifetime Platinum – 2 extra pieces of 32kg per piece, irrespective of class of travel, as part of the free allowance
  • SAA Voyager Platinum, Platinum Elect & Lifetime Platinum & SAA Gold, Gold Elect Member & Star Alliance Gold Member on SAA operated flights plus any Star Alliance – operated flights: 1 extra piece based on the allowance of the respective class (weight or piece), as part of the free allowance.


The additional baggage benefit will be offered to Elite members as an additional piece of baggage and no longer according to the weight-concept when flying on the services of SAA

For more details visit : https://www.flysaa.com/english/Baggage/Baggage-Information

 

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