As of 22 November 2023, Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) will ensure full compliance of hand luggage limitations at all airport security checkpoints. Learn more

It's easy to find LIFT check-in counters at the Cape Town, Durban, or Johannesburg airports. Look out for our bright yellow check-in banners.

Please take note of the following check-in times for passenger and baggage acceptance:

  • Check-in opens 120 min (2 hours) before departure
  • Check-in closes 45 min before departure

Items you will need to check in:

Don't have any bags to drop off at check-in? Check-in online and head straight to airport security.

Boarding gates open 30 min before the scheduled time of departure and will close 15 min before the scheduled time of departure