Check in online from 30 hours before your flight, then simply drop your bags when you arrive at the airport. If you’re flying from Abu Dhabi, use the automated self-service bag drops, or head to an online check-in desk at worldwide airports.
Remember to remove all bag tags and stickers that may have been left on your bag from previous trips.
Located at row D at Abu Dhabi International Airport Terminal A, self-service bag drops are simple to use with facial recognition technology to speed up check-in and bag drop. Watch our video to find out more.
Did you know, you can use a digital boarding pass from most of our worldwide airports? If you’re eligible, check in online and download your boarding pass to use it directly from your phone. Keep all your trip information in one secure, convenient location, with no need to print or carry paper documents.
You can save multiple boarding passes to your device and save them to your Google or Apple Wallet for even simpler access.
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You may not always be eligible to check in online for your flight. For example, if you’ve made a special assistance request or you’re travelling with one of our partner airlines.
If that’s the case, simply make your way to the airport as normal and we’ll be happy to help you at any of our check-in desks.
In some instances, we’re unable to issue you with a boarding pass. This may be because digital boarding passes aren’t accepted at the airport you’re travelling, you’re travelling with a pet, or we need to check your visa or travel documents at the airport.
If you’re unable to download your boarding pass, we’ll be happy to help you at any of our check-in desks at the airport.
Digital boarding passes are accepted in most of our worldwide airports, though not all of them.
As of November 2023, digital boarding passes are not accepted in airports in the following destinations:
There are a few things you can try. First, increase the brightness on your device. Or if you’re using your boarding pass from your Google or Apple Wallet, try downloading the attachment again from the email and using it as a normal file instead.
If your digital boarding pass still won’t work, just let one of our team know and we’ll be happy to help or issue you with a paper boarding pass.
We're sorry for the inconvenience caused. Our technical teams are working on fixing the issue. In the meantime, we'll be happy to assist you at the airport. Just head to any of our check-in desks when you arrive. If you're flying from Abu Dhabi, you can also use our convenient city check-in service to check in early.