What is Online Check-in?

Offered by just about every major airline, online check-in lets you check-in your flight in advance from the comfort of your home, office, or hotel room. Most airlines allow online check-in up to 24 hours before departure. You typically need to provide your name and booking confirmation number, however, sometimes you can also check-in with a frequent flyer or credit card number.

When should passengers reach airport when they have checked-in online?

Generally, if you need to check your luggage, you should arrive at least two hours before the scheduled departure time of the flight. If you are travelling without any baggage, arriving 90 minutes prior to the flight is considered good.

What is the procedure of Online Check-in?

Once you’ve completed the check-in process, you can print your boarding pass, have it emailed to you (so you can show it at the airport on your mobile device), or access it in a mobile app. If you don’t have access to a printer or a smartphone, you can print your boarding pass once you get to the airport as well.

What are the benefits of Online Check-in?

Online Check-in process may be a bit different among airlines, but you usually get the opportunity to choose a seat, pay any applicable checked bag fees, and consider a variety of upcharges (such as an upgrade to premium economy or a fee to get bonus frequent flyer miles).