Find Out More About The Flysaa Check In

The national flag carrier airline and most awarded air carrier in Africa. South African Airways is the largest domestic airline in South Africa, with its headquarters situated in Airways Park in Kempton Park, Gauteng. It was founded in 1934 when Union Airways was acquired by the South African government. The airline has joined Star Alliance airline in 2006 and replaced its fleet with newer aircrafts and is currently the only African airline that got a 4 star rating by independent research consultants. Since February 2012 SAA added their new A320 that made its first revenue flight between Johannesburg and Durban. More of the A320’s was delivered during 2012 and 2013.

The SAA flights have special flight offers and low cost discounted fares both for domestic South African flights and international routes. For loyal customers South African Airways offer their travellers frequent flyer programme where miles are earned on both local and international flights including flights with South African Airlink, South African Express Airways and Airlink Swaziland. The more you fly, the more prominent your Voyager status becomes affording your additional benefits when flying or with their growing partner network, an exchange of miles for awards within three calendar years.

SAA Check-In is quick and effective and gives you more time to do things you want to do, whether you browse through duty free or simply land at the airport a little later. It is satisfied to offer simpler, smarter and faster check-in service. You can print your ticket 24 hours before flight take-off, and also select or change your seat. Online Check-in will stay open up to an hour and a half before domestic take-offs and up to 2 hours before international flights.

For all passengers who have e-tickets, saa online check-in opens 24 hours before flight departure and will stay open up to 90 minutes for domestic and up to 2 hours prior to international departures. The check-in time is different for different flights; Flights to America: Before 4 hours; International flights: Before 3 hours; and for all domestic flights: Before 2 hours.

And the best part, even if you have bags, you can check-in online. Simply go to the bag drop desk at your departure terminal, where your bags will be marked by the customer service staff and sent to the flight you are about to board. The locations of the bag drop work ranges will be listed on the summary page of saa online check in and on the passengers boarding pass.


Get stress free with SAA online check-in

South African Airways has effectively become one of the primary airline providers in South Africa. The Airways also referred to as SAA is the national flag carrier for South Africa which is based at OR Tambo International Airport. The Airways boasts a fleet of 58 aircraft that operates from Tambo International Airport worldwide with 24 in Africa. The domestic market manages a total of 554 flights including the code-shared flights between Lanseria to Cape Town and Durban.

An SAA flight is also the member of Star Alliance and has anagreement with 29 other airlines. Mango is the low-cost carrier, both SAA and Mango holds the first and second place respectively. Not only the South African Airlines offer domestic flights, but are also competitive in the international market. They are a proud carrier in the market of South Africa and are continuously bringing families and friends together both internationally and locally flying from famous destinations like Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town. SSA flies to nearly 38 destinations worldwide from its main airport or Tambo International using a fleet of 54 aircraft.

The Airways proudly boasts the title of most awarded African airline. SA Airlines has introduced a hassle free mobile and online check-in system. The SAA online check in is available to most of the customers, whether the bookings are made through the airline or via a travel agency.

Travellers who decide to take advantage of SAA online check-in system will see that there are many benefits included:

• Avoid the airport check-in lines

Many of the travellers have agreed that the most stressful part is the registration process. The lines remain very long and can be difficult for families and children. SAA Check-in online removes this problem by allowing the customers to go straight to luggage check in or the departure lounge.

• Avoid stress of traffic

The biggest problem for all the travellers is traffic. If the customers haven’t checked in two hours before, the airline has all the right to cancel their flight. With SAA online check-in, travellers can easily print their bookings twenty hours before the flight. You don’t need to wait until you reach the airport to confirm your position.

• Select your seats

If you are choosy about seats on the plane, using SAA Check-in can help you get the place you want before someone else picks it up.

So, for the travellers who can’t afford to get delay and the families who want to avoid stress stuck in a long queue, SAA online check in provides the perfect solution.

If you are flying in Economy class, then the baggage is not allowed to exceed 23 kg, and the Business class travellers are not allowed to exceed 32 kg. Children’s are allowed only for one piece of luggage. SAA Airways also provide in-flight entertainment to its travellers like audio visual, games, videos, movies, etc.