Overview

Air Botswana is the Botswana's state-owned national flag carrier, established in 1972, headquartered in Gaborone. The company flies to 7 destinations, has its hub in Sir Seretse Khama International Airport.

Information

From Carry-On Baggage to Pet Policy, baggage-related information is one of the most essential information you need to give before flying.

Carry-On Baggage/Hand Baggage

  • Weight- 5kgs
  • Dimensions- 11 5 cm

Checked Baggage: 

  • Two pieces not exceeding 158 cm (62 inches) each total dimension. Max weight per piece - 32 kg.(1st Class)
  • Two pieces not exceeding 273 cm (1 07 inches) Total dimensions. Maximum weight per piece - 32 kg. (Economy)
  • Two pieces not exceeding 158 cm(62 inches) when placed side by side.(Domestic)

Weight dimensions limits

Hand Baggage

  • Weight- 5kgs
  • Dimensions- 11 5 cm

Checked Baggage

  • Two pieces not exceeding 158 cm (62 inches) each total dimension. Max weight per piece - 32 kg.(1st Class)
  • Two pieces not exceeding 273 cm (1 07 inches) Total dimensions. Maximum weight per piece - 32 kg. (Economy)
  • Two pieces not exceeding 158 cm(62 inches) when placed side by side.(Domestic)

Infant Passenger Baggage Allowance:

  • Weight- must not exceed 5 kg.

Charges

Baggage Charge for International:

  • Charges are incurred if exceeds size and weight limits.

Baggage Charge for Regional/Domestic Flights:

  • Charges are incurred if exceeds size and weight limits.

Excess Baggage Charges:

  • Excess baggage fee of $5.50 (Inclusive GST) will be charged for each extra kilogram in excess of the limit of 15kg or $16.50 per piece if the size-limit 140 cm.

Special baggage

 Special Charges are incurred. Registration & approval required.

  • Golfing Equipment: 6 kg of excess baggage up to 15 kg then at the standard rate
  • Fragile Goods: Do not accept 'fragile items' as checked baggage.

Travelling pet

  • Pets Allowed in cabin – 'Seeing Eye' Dogs Dogs trained to lead the blind that are carried as baggage are accepted without charge on Air Botswana flights.  
  • Pet Policy: you must provide proper pet-support & must have an up-to-date record of vaccination

Baggage children

  • Weight- 10 Kg.

Damage

  • In case of your baggage is delayed, you can track its whereabouts using the form below.

Restricted items

  • Explosives, ammunitions, fireworks and flares..
  • Flammable liquids and solids such as lighter fuel, matches, paints, thinners, fire-lighters.
  • Radioactive materials Radioactive material, oxidizing materials and organic peroxides.
  • Poisons and infectious substances: such as insecticides, weed-killers and live virus materials.