Air Zimbabwe

Air Zimbabwe is the flag carrier of Zimbabwe with its headquarters situated in Harare, the capital of the country. Initially established in 1967 under the name of Air Rhodesia, the airline adopted its current name in 1980 and has its main operating base at Harare International Airport in the capital. The airline currently flies to domestic destinations within Zimbabwe in addition to South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia with its fleet of 6 aircraft. Loyal passengers with Air Zimbabwe are able to become a part of the airline’s frequent flyer program, Rainbow Club.

*This information is correct as of April 2017

Why Fly with Air Zimbabwe

How to Check in

Travelers catching a flight with Air Zimbabwe will need to check-in the old fashioned way at the airport as the airline does not currently support online check-ins. The airline advises passengers on domestic flights to check-in at least 90 minutes before flights, while international travelers are advised to check-in at least 2 hours before departure times. Be advised that it is mandatory for all passengers to reconfirm their return booking within 72 hours of departure or the reservation will be canceled.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

All passengers flying with Air Zimbabwe are entitled to bring baggage as part of the fare, although how much you are allowed will depend on your destination and flight class. On all domestic flights Economy Class travelers are allowed up to 20kg and those in Business can check-in up to 30kg. Allowances on international flights vary according to your destination, so be sure to check directly with the airline for accurate information. Excess baggage fees are calculated by the kilo and vary depending on your destination. In addition to checked baggage, all passengers are also entitled to bring one item of hand baggage on board flights no heavier than 8kg or larger than 51cm x 38cm x 20cm.


Air Zimbabwe flights offer a regular Economy Class alongside a premium Business Class for those who like to fly in style. In Business Class you can look forward to comfortable seating and numerous perks including increased baggage allowances and a personalized service on board flights.

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