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British Airways’ flights in South Africa are operated by Comair Limited, a BA franchisee and affiliate member of the Oneworld global airline alliance. The franchise agreement between British Airways and Comair dates back to 1996, and in early 2000 BA acquired a minority stake in Comair. Known for its signature hospitality and great in-flight experience, British Airways / Comair is frequently the choice of business flyers in South Africa and further afield.
British Airways Comair offers flights to South Africa’s major cities, namely Johannesburg (OR Tambo International), Durban, Cape Town & Port Elizabeth. The airline has suspended all their regional routes because of national lockdowns in South Africa and its neighbouring countries. The booking engine above allows you to book and compare British Airways flights on all routes that the airline operates on. Book your British Airways flights with FlightSite today.
In South Africa, the BA / Comair fleet consists, in the main, of Boeing 737s. Their new fleet of next-generation, fuel efficient Boeing 737-800s acquired in late 2013 is already giving Comair a strategic advantage in terms of operational costs.
Checked baggage: Economy class passengers are allowed one checked bag that may weigh up to 23kg. Business class passengers are allowed 2 bags that may weigh up to 23 kg each.
Carry-on baggage: Both classes are allowed one slim line laptop bag and one bag than may weigh up to 7kg.
Infants entitled to one checked bag that can weigh up to 10kg. Infants are also entitled to a take on board a collapsible pushchair and a child car seat.
Those travelling with special luggage like bicycles, will have to disassemble and pack it in a case. Passengers with special baggage are required to check in 90 minutes before boarding time.
British Airways Comair allows passengers to check in online, through their phone or at the check in counter at the airport. Online check in and cellphone check in opens 24 hours before departure and closes 2 hours before departure. Passangers who wish to check in through their cellpones will need to download the British Airways app through iTunes or the Android app store. Check in at the airport closes 40 minutes before departure.
British Airways offers two class options, economy and business class.
British Airways is an all inclusive airline, which means that the price of your food and drink is included in your airfare.
British Airways Comair allows pets to be flown as cargo only. Passengers will need to phone the airline at least 72 hours before departure to arrange for their pet to travel with them. Read more about BA’s pet policy by clicking here.
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