Air Botswana

Air Botswana is the flag carrier of Botswana operating both domestic and international flights within the region including flights to Kenya and South Africa. Established in 1972, Air Botswana now has a fleet of 7 aircraft and flies to 11 destinations out of its main hub at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. The airline is owned by the Government of Botswana and offers membership to Teemane Club, Air Botswana’s frequent flyer program. Passengers from the Middle East will also be interested to know that Air Botswana holds a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways.

*This information is correct as of April 2017

Why Fly with Air Botswana

How to Check in

Passengers flying with Air Botswana are able to check in to flights the old fashioned way at a check in counter at the airport. While the airline does not yet support checking in over the web, it may choose to introduce this feature in the future. In order to check in at the airport you simply have to find an Air Botswana check in counter to go through proceedings. The airline advises travelers to check in at least 30 minutes before domestic flights and 1 hour before international flights. Just to stay on the safe side you should be sure to arrive at the airport with plenty of time to spare.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

All travelers catching flights with Air Botswana are allowed to bring baggage to check in as part of the fare in addition to hand baggage to take on board flights. All passengers with the airline are allowed up to 23kg of baggage, so make sure you only pack what you really need to avoid paying excess baggage fees. On top of your checked baggage allowance, you are also entitled to bring one item of hand baggage on board flights no heavier than 7kg.


Air Botswana flights offer Economy Class seating only with the airline’s fleet of 7 aircraft capable of carrying between 47 up to 112 passengers. While there is not currently an option to select a specific seat online before flying, you may be able to ensure you can sit together with friends and families if you ask during the check in process.

Booking Fees

Travelers booking flights with Air Botswana will not need to pay any hidden charges or fees on top of the fare.

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