Air France - Sky Team
Additional Baggage Allowance
30 percent discount
(only applicable for weight concept)


With effect from 17 July 2008, you are now able to purchase an additional baggage allowance when checking-in online at www.airfrance.co.za
More about this offer

  • A 30% discount (compared with the price applied at the airport) is granted on all destinations subject to the weight concept, ie. most Air France destinations.
  • This service is available from 30 hours before departure up to the latest check-in time on flights operated by Air France, Brit Air, CityJet, Regional and on leased flights).

When customers check-in online, they receive personalised information on their allocated baggage allowance, depending on their destination (which determines the number of bags or the weight of the baggage transported free of charge) and their class of travel.

Over and above this allowance, customers may purchase an additional allowance in just a few clicks.

  • On destinations subject to the weight concept

You choose the number of kilos you wish to buy (in lots of 5kg up to a maximum of 50kg).  The price reduced by 30% compared with the price applied at the airport appears instantly on the screen.

  • On destinations subject to the piece concept

You choose the number of additional bags you wish to buy.  This additional allowance is sold at the same price as that applied at the airport.

In the event that you do not have access to check yourself in online or your ticket does not allow for online check-in, then you can still benefit from this 30% discount offer for weight concept destinations, provided that you purchase the allowance from the AIRFRANCE KLM airport ticket office.  This can be bought up to one day before travel.  It cannot be purchased on the day of travel from the airport.

Important to know

  • In order to qualify for online check-in, you must be in possession of an electronic ticket and have a booking that allows for internet check-in.
  • Credit card payment only.
  • The discount does not apply to sports equipment, and is not valid for flights within France or within the Netherlands.
  • An addtional baggage allowance is non-refundable.  If you buy an allowance of 10kg, and you only have for instance 5kg of additional baggage, you cannot claim a refund for the remaining allowance.
  • It is a personal allowance.  No change of name is permitted.
  • You can buy an additional baggage allowance for one-way and for return flights.
  • Each allowance is valid for one direction, up to the stop-over point or destination.
  • The allowance is valid for one year from the date of issue.
  • In the event of a flight being re-routed, the allowance is valid only if the re-routed flight is still operated by Air France.