Check-in options

How to check in

There are several ways to check in for your Brussels Airlines flight. For your convenience, we offer several check-in options and ways to drop off checked baggage. No matter how you choose to check-in, remember to come to the airport on time and respect the check-in deadlines.

  1. Online check-in

    Check in no matter where you are

    • Via computer, tablet or smartphone
    • Open from 24h until 1h before departure
    • Select or change your seat
    • Add your frequent flyer number
    • Mobile boarding pass or boarding pass via mail

    Go to checkin.brusselsairlines.com

    Online check-in and App check-in are available for Brussels Airlines operated flights, except for flights from Dubrovnik, Zadar, Olbia, Bastia and Split. Travellers from Marrakech and Moscow need to print their boarding pass, even if they have checked in online or via the app.

  2. Mobile app check-in

    Check in with the Brussels Airlines app

    • Via our mobile app on your smartphone
    • Open from 24h until 1h before departure
    • Select or change your seat
    • Add your frequent flyer number
    • Mobile boarding pass

    Download our app via App store or Google Play

    Online check-in and App check-in are available for Brussels Airlines operated flights, except for flights from Dubrovnik, Zadar, Olbia, Bastia and Split. Travellers from Marrakech and Moscow need to print their boarding pass, even if they have checked in online or via the app.

  3. Automated check-in

    Let us do the work for you

    • Register for automated check-in
    • Receive your mobile boarding pass 24h before departure
    • Change your seat if needed
    • Add your frequent flyer number
    • Mobile boarding pass

    Register via our Service Centre or your travel agent

  4. Express check-in

    Speed your way through the airport

    • Self-service units at the airport
    • Select or change your seat
    • Add your frequent flyer number
    • Print your boarding pass

    Available at Brussels Airport and other European Airports i

    i Barcelona, Billund, Birmingham, Stockholm, Budapest, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Geneva, Gothenburg, Lisbon, Nice, London Heathrow, Prague, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Rome, Tel Aviv, Toulouse, Venice and Warsaw
  5. Airport check-in desks

    Check-in at our dedicated desks

    • Manned check-in desks at the airport
    • Our check-in agents will take care of the whole check-in process for you
    • Dedicated counters for Flex&Fast, Bizz&Class, Premium Economy and Business Class
  6. City check-in Africa

    Exclusive check-in service in Africa

    • Check-in at our city office to avoid airport queues
    • Our staff will take care of the whole check-in process for you
    • Drop off your checked baggage
    • Check-in during the day for your evening flight

    Available in Kinshasa, Kigali and Monrovia

Returning within 24 hours

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

How to drop off your baggage

  • Hand baggage only?
    If you’re already checked in, you can proceed directly to your gate. Or you can choose to check in your hand baggage for free at our check-in desks.
  • Have checked baggage?
    If you’re already checked in, you can drop off your checked baggage at our self-service baggage drop-off points or hand them over at our check-in desks.
  • Our baggage drop-off units
    If you’re already checked in and simply need to drop off checked baggage, you can use our self-service baggage drop-off units. Simply scan your boarding pass and follow the instructions. It should only take a few minutes.
    Available at Brussels, London and our Scandinavian destinations.

What is the latest drop-off time?

At Brussels Airport:

  • European flights: 40 minutes prior to departure
  • Intercontinental flights: 60 minutes prior to departure

At other airports: