Simpler, smarter and faster.

Simpler, smarter and faster

A simpler, smarter and faster way to check-in, opens 24 hours before your flight and closes 2 hours before departure. Choose your seat and print your boarding pass.



About Check-in online

Fly with Etihad and enjoy a hassle-free journey. Provided your flight is operated by Etihad Airways (not a codeshare partner), you can check-in online from 24 hours to 2 hours before departure.

With a few simple clicks, choose your preferred seat, check yourself in and print your own boarding pass, ready to present upon arrival at the Bag Drop counter at the airport.

  • Be the first to choose your seat. 
  • Avoid the airport check-in queues.
  • Spend more time in our luxurious airport lounges, with Six Senses Spa, at Abu Dhabi International Airport*
  • Shop to your heart’s content in the Duty Free.

*Available for Diamond First and Pearl Business Guests

Online check-in timings

Web check in opens 24 hours before flight departure time. Guests can check in online anytime between then and 2 hours before the schedule flight departure time.

Form of Identification

The following forms of identification can be used:

  • PNR (Booking Reference Number): 6 digit alpha-numeric booking reference (Etihad Airways PNR) located on your Itinerary. (e.g. YIJHDZ)
  • Etihad Guest Number: 12 digit number ( e.g. 100013753546)