Emirates Airlines offers its customers online check-in facility for a swift and easy passage when they arrive at the airport to board their flights. Travellers booking tickets on flights with the airline have online check-in available at most popular airports in the UK and rest of the world.
Dubai’s based airline, Emirates is one of the world’s leading full service carriers with its only hub at DubaiInternationalAirport. The airline operates from the swanky terminal 3 (T3) of Dubai Airport which is dedicated to the operations of the airline. The highly awarded airline operates direct and in-direct flights to popular destinations across the world. Ranking high on the popularity charts of passengers booking flights tickets to and from worldwide destinations, the carrier operates the youngest fleet of aircraft in the entire aviation industry including Air Bus and Boeing planes. The airline features a fantastic set of services and facilities for ensuring utmost comfort to the patrons. Emirates’ online check-in option makes checking-in for its customers a hassle free part of their travel. The tech-savvy passengers reserving cheap tickets on flights with the Dubai based carrier can save a lot of time by avoiding bee-lines at the check-in counters. A detailed guide explaining pros of the facility goes below.
Online check-in – Fast and Easy
Emirates offers online check-in option to the patrons adding extra convenience thus saving their valuable time. Passengers netting tickets with the Dubai based carrier can confirm their presence on a selected flight via Internet. The seat no., baggage quantities and meal preference can also be confirmed from the comfort of travellers’ home, hotel or office. Passengers can avail online-check-in service from 24 hours to 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure of the flight. The boarding pass can also be printed at the time of check-in to ensure complete proceedings.
Using the facility
Using the Emirates’ online check-in is simple and easy. Passengers who book their flights with the airline can follow below steps:
- Go to Emirates’ official website i.e. www.emirates.com
- Fill in the Surname/s and Booking Reference Number/PNR to begin check-in (ensure all spellings and numbers are correct)
- Select the passenger/s to check-in
- Enter Advanced Passenger Information if asked as it completely depends upon destination
- Select/change seats and add any missing information for Emirates Skywards Numbers
- Upon competition of the process, an eBoardingPass for each traveller is issued which has to be printed and taken to the airport for completing the remaining procedures
For certain routes operated by Dubai’s Emirates Airline, passengers need to get their travel documents verified by the officials personally. In such cases, the eboarding pass is not issued while checking-in online and travellers are supposed to report at Emirates check-in counters along with their air tickets to procure their boarding passes before their scheduled departure.
At the Airport
Passengers carrying baggage to check in should arrive 90 minutes before the scheduled departure of the flights and those without baggage must arrive 60 minutes before the departure. The eBoarding passes issued during the online check-in well indicate the reporting timings at the airport which may vary from across airports. Printed eBoarding pass carries detailed information for completing the necessary formalities at the airport. The baggage has to be simply dropped off at the online check-in counter or at the bag drop counter operated at the airport.
Passengers booking air tickets aboard Dubai based Emirates’ flights can visit airline’s website for detailed and updated information on online check-in procedure and policies.