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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
  • Check in here!

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mobile check-inMOBILE 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 departing from the airports mentioned on this page. If your airport of departure is not in the list, 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

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.

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 your luggage?

  • Traveling with hand luggage only? You can proceed directly to the gate.
  • Traveling with registered luggage? Just drop it off at our bag drop-off points next to check-in 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 ckeck-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 lates check-in time of other airports, please select the airport of departure in the check-in information section.


When travelling from BUDAPEST with a 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 hold luggage, please proceed to the luggage drop off counter afterwards.


When travelling from BRUSSELS with a 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 hold luggage, please proceed to the luggage 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 Conakry, 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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