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Online Check-in - a Blessing for Air Travellers

By Samwalker Subscribe to RSS | May 17th 2012 | Views:

Online check-in is a big respite from tedious procedures of reporting at the airport hours before the departure of flights and the never-ending wait in long queues to the airport’s check-in counter. The facility enables the air traveller booking cheap flights tickets to conveniently check-in from the comfort of their house, hotel or office.

Major airlines including British Airways, Delta Airlines, Qantas as well as JetBlue and Ryanair which offer cheap airline tickets allow online check-in on their website.

Who can Check-in Online

Online check-in is available for all passengers provided the airline offers this facility - whether you bought air tickets in premium class or cheap flight tickets in the economy class, or those booked with five star airlines or holding air tickets with a low cost carrier. If you have an internet connection to log in to airline’s website and a printer to print the boarding pass, all you need is some info off your flight ticket to be able to check-in online in a matter of minutes!

Trouble-free and Fast

Online check-in can be done in a matter of some minutes with few clicks. Log onto the website of the airline you have booked your flight tickets with, follow some easy steps and check-in for the flight. Get a printout of the boarding pass and directly head to the airport security if you don’t have baggage to drop at the baggage desk. If you don’t have a printer, some airlines accept a faxed boarding pass or one saved in your mobile. Passengers can also get the print at airport’s check-in kiosk.


Online check-in provides great flexibility to travellers. Usually, most airlines open this facility many hours before the scheduled flight departure. British Airways opens online check-in 24 hours and closes it 1 hour before the flight. Travellers booking cheap airline tickets must confirm when their airline opens and closes the online check-in facility.

Seat Assignment

Through online check-in passengers can do the seat assignment. One can view the seat map and choose the desired seat (if available) with great ease. However, remember, the earlier you check in, the wider the choice of seats you will have. The facility broadens the chances of having a wonderful in-flight experience for the air travellers booking air tickets.

Online Check-in Rules

Online check-in rules may vary across airlines. For example some airlines do not offer this facility for minors and group travellers who are required to check-in at the airport. British airways allows online check-in for a maximum of nine passengers on the same booking. For 10 or more passengers, it has to be done either at the airport’s check-in kiosk or across the counter. Passengers must confirm their airline’s online check-in rules beforehand to avoid any later inconvenience.

Samwalker - About Author:
Sam Walker is a travel consultant. He writes articles on holiday destinations, hotels, travel safety tips, and cheap air tickets booking tips to world major air travel destinations.

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