Check-in deadlines

If you require special assistance, we recommend you to be at the airport at least 60 minutes prior to the latest check-in time indicated on your ticket.
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Latest check-in times on Brussels Airport

Latest check-in times on Brussels Airlines operated flights departing from Brussels Airport are:

Short haul (to Europe, Armenia, Morocco, Israel, Egypt, Cape Verde and Tunisia)

Check&Go and Light&Relax: 40 minutes prior to departure
Flex&Fast and Bizz&Class: 30 minutes prior to departure
HON Circle, Senator, Frequent Flyer and Star Alliance Gold: 30 minutes prior to departure

Please note that baggage drop-off points close 30 minutes prior to departure (for people who check in online and travel with checked baggage)

 

Long haul (to Africa, the USA, Canada and India)

Economy: 70 minutes prior to departure

Business: 60 minutes prior to departure

HON Circle, Senator, Frequent Flyer and Star Alliance Gold: 60 minutes prior to departure

Please note that baggage drop-off points close 60 minutes prior to departure (for people who check in online and travel with checked baggage)


Latest check-in times at other airports

Please refer to your e-ticket or our airport information pages for the check-in times at other airports.


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.


For passengers traveling from London Heathrow

Please note that at London Heathrow our gates close strictly 30 minutes prior to departure. Due to the strict time policy at the gates we advise you to arrive well on time to avoid being denied boarding.


For passengers traveling from Berlin Tegel
Please note that check-in opens 90 minutes before departure. Due to the limited time, we recommend you to check-in online and save time.


For passengers traveling from Entebbe
Please present yourself at the airport 3h before departure of your flight and note that the check-in strictly closes 70 minutes before departure.


For passengers traveling from Yaounde
Please note that the check-in strictly closes 90 minutes before departure.


For passengers traveling from Banjul
Please note that the check-in strictly closes 80 minutes before departure.

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