Travel Tips
 
 

​Baggage and Hand Luggage

Items not allowed in your Unchecked Baggage or Checked Baggage

  • Items which are likely to endanger the aircraft or persons or property on board the aircraft, such as those specified in the ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations,

  • Checked Baggage -Fragile or perishable items, valuable items including, but not limited to money, jewellery, precious metals, computer equipment, personal electronic devices, stored data, any medication or medical equipment which may be required in-flight or during the Passenger's trip or which cannot be quickly replaced if lost or damaged, house or car keys, valuable documents, samples and mechanical car parts or any other item that may be considered of value.

  • Unchecked Baggage- anything containing explosives (for example, Christmas crackers, fireworks or fire crackers) and incendiary materials; knives of any kind/type/shape or size; letter openers; metal cutlery; catapults; slingshots, razor blades and straight razor blades (excluding safety razors and accompanying cartridge blades); tradesmen's tools; darts; scissors; nail files; hypodermic needles and syringes (unless required for medical reasons and accompanied by a medical certificate confirming the medical condition necessitating carriage); knitting needles; corkscrews; sporting bats and clubs; hard sporting balls; billiard, snooker or pool cues; martial arts devices and mechanical car parts 

  • Please consult with the Airline accordingly.

     

Liquid, Aerosols and Gels (Lag's) Hand Luggage

  • Liquids, Aerosols and Gels in your hand luggage must be in containers of maximum 100ml.

  • Store them in this transparent, resealable bag. Total bag capacity must be maximum 1 litre. Only 1 bag per passenger.

  • Baby formula and food as well as medication carried on-board need not be in your LAGs bag but remember to show them to Security. If carrying medication you may need to produce your prescription.  

Excess Baggage

The Passenger will be obliged to pay an extra charge for carriage of Baggage in excess of the Passenger's free baggage allowance as follows

  • DOMESTIC within South Africa, Checked Baggage, Sporting Equipment and Domestic Pets the charge is twenty six (26) South African Rand per kilogram plus 14% VAT.

  •  REGIONAL / INTERNATIONAL Checked Baggage 1.5% of the highest Airlink one-way economy class fare for adults for that sector. 

    For more information visit www.acsa.co.za/security/lags. or www.flyairlink.co.za 

Special needs

  • Passengers with mobility restrictions requiring special access can contact the Airline/ Info Desk. Special needs passengers should also contact their respective airline 24 hours in advance.