Emirates Airlines Check-in - Here’s How You Do It


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Emirates Airways connects distant places of the world conveniently, with several efficient and modern aircraft. The airline is popular among millions of passengers all over the world, with a fleet size of 262 and flights operating across 6 continents to more than 150 destinations, the network of the airline is constantly growing. 

Based in Garhoud, Dubai, Emirates was launched in the year 1985 and since then is committed to providing flyers with a world-class flying experience. The regional branches of the airline are spread around the world, including Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, UK, and the United States. The airline has earned many accolades for its excellent service, the airline received three coveted awards at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022, including, “World's Best Economy Class,” “World's Best Economy Class Catering,” and for the 17th consecutive time, “World's Best Inflight Entertainment.”.

What is Emirates Airlines check-in Policy?

Emirates Airline check-in policy involves necessary steps or a process that allows passengers to board the flight. After you check in, you receive a confirmed seat and a boarding pass which permits you to get on the flight. A check-in is a standard administrative procedure and it helps the airline keep track of the number of passengers onboard, the luggage and others. 

Earlier it was only possible to check in physically at the airport but now you have the advantage of checking in through the web and mobile app. There are self-service kiosks at the airport which you can avail of quick check-in.

Emirates Airlines Check-in Options

1. Offline check-in

You can directly go to the check-in desks at the airport, or opt for the self-check-in kiosks. All you have to do is follow the steps on the touchscreen to complete the process. This was also widely used during the COVID-19 pandemic as it is contactless check-in. You can use your mobile phone to operate the kiosk. Not only can you check in, view your itinerary, choose your seat and add your Emirates Skywards number, but you can also use the kiosk for Emirates airlines check-in baggage. 

2. Web Check-in

Online check-in can be done by selecting the option on the main landing page. You will have to enter your PNR and last name to get a boarding pass. Carry a printout of the boarding pass to avoid the queue at the airport. Emirates airlines online check-in is available for all passengers, the process begins 48 hours to 90 minutes before your flight departure. You can choose your preferred seat, meal plan, or upgrade options. Emirates Airlines online check-in Dubai through the web can be done 24 hours before the time-of-flight departure and check-in for flights towards the U.S. are open 12 hours before the flight departure time. Online check-in is time-saving and hassle-free.

3. Mobile App

You can also download the Emirates airlines mobile app and easily get your check-in done in a few clicks. Download the airline's official mobile app, it is user-friendly and provides several benefits to have your entire travel itinerary saved in one place.

Note that Emirates Skywards Silver, Gold and Platinum members get complimentary seat selection benefits, and all these members get access to priority check-in and boarding. 

Why choose Emirates Airlines Web Check-in?

  • It helps in checking passenger attendance on the flight
  • It helps in allocating seats to the passengers
  • It confirms that all passengers are on the right flight
  • It helps evaluate the number of luggage that has been loaded on the flight
  • It also helps in the issuance of a boarding pass for secured check-in
  • The ground staff can easily match your name and ID with your boarding pass
  • It gives you enough time to pick the seat of your choice
  • It helps you skip long queues and reduces the chances of missing your flight


Emirates Airlines check-in is a mandatory step of air travel. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it was compulsory for all passengers to web check-in to avoid physical contact at the airport. Web check-in continues to be the best option but you can also choose other check-in procedures as well. At the time-of-flight ticket booking, make sure to check the Emirates Airlines’ check-in policy thoroughly and strictly follow the guidelines to avoid any confusion.

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