LAM, also known as LAM Mozambique Airlines, is the flag carrier of Mozambique headquartered in Maputo, the capital of the country. Out of its main hub at Maputo International Airport, LAM offers flights to 15 destinations around Africa and has codeshare agreements with a number of airlines including South African Airways and TAP Portugal. The airline was founded in 1936 under the name of DETA before being rebranded as LAM in 1980.

*This information is correct as of February 2017

Why Fly with LAM

How to Check in

Travelers catching LAM flights have the option to check-in from the comfort of your own home online or do things the conventional way by checking in at the airport. The online check-in service is available from 36 hours up to 2 hours before scheduled flight times and also allows passengers to select a seat and print off a boarding pass. Mobile boarding passes can also be sent to your device for the technologically savvy traveler. Alternatively, checking in at the airport is just as straightforward - counters close 1 hour before domestic flights and 2-3 hours before international flights.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

LAM allows travelers to check-in baggage free of charge as well as bring hand baggage on board flights, although how much you can bring depends on your flight class. For those traveling in Economy, checked baggage up to 20kg is permitted, while in Executive Class this is increased to 30kg. In addition to this, one item of hand baggage weighing no more than 10kg is permitted on board.


LAM flights offer regular Economy Class seating alongside a premium Executive Class for those looking for a superior flying experience. In Economy Class ample legroom is afforded to passengers, while those in Business Class can look forward to spacious legroom and a personalized service.

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