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Baggage Policy

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There are different policies for baggage depending on your flight route and whether the baggage is carry-on or checked.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers are each permitted one item of cabin baggage with them on their flight. The maximum weight of this is 8kg, and the dimensions of this item must not exceed 51 x 20 x 38cm.

In addition, passengers are also allowed one personal item each. This can be items such as coats, walking sticks, cameras, laptops or a ladies handbag.

Checked Baggage

Domestic Routes:

For domestic flights, economy class passengers are permitted 20kg of free checked luggage, and passengers in business are permitted 30kg of checked luggage.

Regional Routes:

Between Harare and Johannesburg, passengers are permitted 40kg (2 x 20kg) in Economy and 50kg in Business Class (2 x 25kg).

Between Harare and Lusaka, passengers are permitted 20kg (2 x 10kg) in Economy and 30kg (2 x 15kg) in Business Class.

Between Bulawayo and Johannesburg, passengers are permitted 30kg (2 x 15kg) in Economy and 40kg (2 x 20kg) in Business Class.

Cabin Classes

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There is only 1 official cabin class onboard an Air Zimbabwe flight. There are ways to achieve a more premium experience, making it feel like business class.

Economy Class

Economy class for this airline is simple and basic, yet comfortable. Passenger will be greeted with friendly cabin staff who will help attend to you during your flight.

Business Class

Air Zimbabwe do not have a business class onboard their flights, but they do have a business fare which allows for a more premium experience. This includes increased baggage allowance, priority check-in and Business Class Lounge access at some airports.


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Airport check-in and phone reconfirmation are the ways in which Air Zimbabwe passengers can check-in for their flight.

Online Check-in

Online check-in is not yet available for Air Zimbabwe.

Airport Check-in

Passengers must check-in at the airport to obtain their boarding pass. Although the check-in opening and closing time will vary depending on the airport, it is vital that you get to the airport and check-in with enough time to avoid not being allowed to board the aircraft.

For domestic flights, you should aim to check-in at least 1.5 hours before your flight is due to depart.

For international flights, you should aim to check-in at least 2 hours before your flight is due to depart.

Phone Reconfirmation

Passengers are required to contact the airline within 72 hours of the flight departure to reconfirm their booking. This is an essential process as if the passenger fails to reconfirm, their flight reservation will be cancelled.

In-Flight Entertainment

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Air Zimbabwe does not currently provide any in-flight entertainment onboard their flights.


There is currently no WiFi provided onboard Air Zimbabwe flights.

Food & Drink

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There are some light snacks provided on shorter flights, or full hot meals provided on longer flights where time allows for it. Food is tasty and made with fresh ingredients for more enjoyment and flavour.

Special Services

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Travelling with Minors

If you are travelling with children under 18 years old to South Africa, in addition to a valid passport you may require some additional documents. See this page for more information so that you are prepared completely for travel.

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Destinations that Air Zimbabwe flies to

As of May 2021, Air Zimbabwe flies to 5 destinations, including three domestic destinations and 2 international destinations.

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Frequently asked questions

Where does Air Zimbabwe fly?

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Air Zimbabwe is the national flag carrier of Zimbabwe. As of May 2021, the airline serves 3 domestic destinations and 2 international destinations. Internationally, the airline flies to Tanzania and South Africa.

Can I book Air Zimbabwe flights online?

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