As of 25 March 2019, new rules for checked baggage will be applicable at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The rules are as follows:
The new rules have been instituted in order to prevent blockages and breakdowns within the baggage handling system. Passengers who try to check in bags that do not conform to these requirements will have the option of having their baggage wrapped with one flat side at airport-approved baggage wrapping stations.