Online check-in

Check in online from 30 hours before your flight, then simply drop your bags when you arrive at the airport. If you’re flying from Abu Dhabi, use the automated self-service bag drops, or head to an online check-in desk at worldwide airports.

Self-service bag drop

Located at row D at Abu Dhabi International Airport Terminal A, self-service bag drops are simple to use with facial recognition technology to speed up check-in and bag drop. Watch our video to find out more.


Download your digital boarding pass

Did you know, you can use a digital boarding pass from most of our worldwide airports? If you’re eligible, check in online and download your boarding pass to use it directly from your phone. Keep all your trip information in one secure, convenient location, with no need to print or carry paper documents.

You can save multiple boarding passes to your device and save them to your Google or Apple Wallet for even simpler access.

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Earn 500 miles when you use our city check-in service

Flying from Abu Dhabi before 31 December 2023? Check in at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal or the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from 24 hours before you fly, then arrive at the airport bag and hassle-free. It's fast and flexible, and you'll earn 500 bonus Etihad Guest Miles.