Check-in options

CHECK YOURSELF IN 

Leave the queues behind and check in for your flight through one of the following options:


online check-in

ONLINE CHECK-IN 

  • Check in wherever you are from your computer 
  • Available as from 24h before departure up to 1 hour before departure
  • Choose your seat on the plane and print your boarding pass at home
  • Available on all Brussels Airlines operated flights, except on flights out of Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, Catania, Dubrovnik, Figari, Ibiza, Lourdes and Olbia.

Check in online and...

  • Download your favourite newspaper for free. Learn more >>
  • Get a €15 discount on taxis booked via eCab to and from Brussels Airport. Learn more >>

What to do with my baggage? More info >>


mobile check-in MOBILE CHECK-IN
 
  • Visit m.brusselsairlines.com to check in through your mobile device
  • Available as from 24h before departure up to 1 hour before departure
  • Choose your seat on the plane and receive your boarding pass on your phone as a 2D barcode
  • Available on all Brussels Airlines operated flights, except on flights out of Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi, Catania, Dubrovnik, Figari, Ibiza, Lourdes, Olbia and Vienna. If your airport of departure is not equipped with a mobile boarding pass scanning system, mobile check-in is still possible. You just won’t be able to scan the mobile boarding pass there. Therefore you first need to present yourself at the check-in counter or the baggage drop-off point where a reprint of your boarding pass will be done. All Brussels Airlines departure airports provide this printing service.
  • More info about mobile check-in

What to do with my baggage? More info >>


IMPORTANT NOTICE for passengers traveling to the United Kingdom, China, Canada or the United States
It is mandatory to fill in your Advanced Passenger Information (API). If you skip this step, you will only receive a receipt, not a boarding pass. You will need to go to a check-in counter at the airport in order to complete your check-in process.


IMPORTANT NOTICE for passengers traveling from Israel
Please be advised that as from June 1st 2015, all Economy Class Passengers travelling from Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport will have to be in possession of a valid boarding pass, before approaching the Security Profiling Agents and the Baggage Drop-Off Desks. More info >> 


IMPORTANT NOTICE for passengers traveling from Rome Fiumicino
Following the fire incident at Fiumicino airport, we are re-routing some of our flights to Rome Ciampino airport. Please call our Service Center or your travel agency for more information.

For passengers departing from Rome Fiumicino airport, we kindly invite you:

  • to proceed to Terminal 3 if they travel with checked baggage
  • to proceed to Terminal 1 if they travel with hand baggage only.
We highly recommend our passengers to do the check-in online and if needed pay for excess bag on the web whenever possible. It is recommended to arrive early at the airport for the security controls.

express check-in

EXPRESS CHECK-IN

  • Speed through check-in with our Express Check-in machines at the airport
  • Choose your seat on the plane and print your boarding pass
  • Available at Brussels Airport for all European flights operated by Brussels Airlines

 

What to do with my baggage?

  • Traveling with hand baggage only? You can proceed directly to the gate.
  • Traveling with registered baggage? Just drop it off at our bag drop-off points or at our check-in desks and proceed directly to the gate.
  • Self-service baggage drop-off units at Brussels Airport: Passengers with a self-printed or mobile boarding pass will be able to use our automated baggage check-in units at Brussels Airport. Avoid queuing at the check-in desk and register your suitcase at our self-service units, the procedure only takes about one minute. 
View the video for more information

What is the latest drop-off time?

  • Europe: latest drop-off time for your bags is 40 minutes prior to departure
  • Long-haul flights: latest drop-off time for your bags is 70 minutes prior to departure

These are the specific drop-off times for Brussels Airport. To consult the latest check-in time of other airports, please select the airport of departure in the check-in information section.


When travelling with a Check&Go or b.light economy ticket you are kindly requested to check in at the self-service devices located in the departure hall. If you are travelling with checked baggage, please proceed to the baggage drop off counter afterwards.


CHECK IN AT THE DESK


airport check-in

AIRPORT CHECK-IN

  • Visit the check-in desk at the airport and hand over your travel documents and your baggage to receive your boarding pass.

city check-in

CITY CHECK-IN (only in Africa)

  • Check in at one of our city offices to avoid queues at the airport
  • Available in Kigali, Kinshasa and Monrovia

RETURNING WITHIN 24 HOURS?

If you’re returning within 24 hours and have a confirmed booking, you can check in for your outbound and return flight at the same time.

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