How early can you check-in for an Air France flight?

Air France allows passengers to check-in 30 hours before the scheduled flight departure. Passengers can select the seat at the time of check-in with the available option, as well as passengers can take advantage of upgrade check-in at the last minute. All the passengers still need to go through Air France check-in at the airport so that the airline can verify travel documents, and then the airline will issue a boarding pass. Air France has its Air France check-in policy. Passengers need to wear masks at the airport. 

  • You can go to the airport 3-5 hours before the scheduled departure.
  • You can go through the screening 1-2 hours before the scheduled departure.
  • The boarding process starts 45 minutes to 1 hour before the scheduled departure; a gate closes 20-30 minutes before the scheduled departure.

The process of Air France check-in

Air France provides several ways to check in to provide a good and healthy relationship between the passengers and the airline staff. There are three ways by which you can check in to Air France: 

  • Online check-in
  • Airport check-in
  • Air France check-in over the call

Air France Web Check-in

Passengers can complete the check-in via the Air France desktop portal or on Air France mobile app check-in; these are the two ways for Air France to check-in online; you have to follow these simple steps to complete the check-in with Air France-

Through the Air France portal

  • Hit the official website of Air France and click on the check-in tab to proceed.
  • Enter your six-digit booking reference number following with the passenger's last name to initiate an Air France internet web check-in request.
  • Then select the passenger that needs to check-in. 
  • Then you need to complete the online check-in in seat selection; then, only they will issue an e-boarding pass for the passengers.

Through Air France mobile app

  • Download the check-in Air France app from the Google play store.
  • After downloading, log in using the six-digit reference number as a guest.
  • Tap the check-in button to go further. Select the passenger to complete the Air France flight check-in request.
  • Complete the seat selection option and then add o that you need to complete the declaration form by submitting the covid vaccine certificate online.
  • Then you have the option to print the e-boarding pass on the screen, or you can save the e- boarding pass to your device.

Airport check-in 

You can check-in at the airport on the day of departure until the deadline. Passengers can check-in and print their boarding pass at Air France and hop to check-in kiosks at the airport. Air France check-in time with the Air France kiosk is available 24 hours until one hour before the scheduled departure. Air France kiosk is a convenient way for the passenger to check-in, and it is available at the airport. All you need to do is-

  • Enter the Air France six-digit reference number following with the passenger's last name.
  • Now, select the seat for your flight.
  • Then you need to agree with the terms and conditions of Air France policy.
  • Then collect your boarding pass and go for the security check to proceed with other formalities.
  • You also can collect your boarding pass from the customer care executive of Air France available at the airport by providing them with your ticket and identity.

Air France check-in over a call

Passengers can complete the flight check-in request through the Air France customer service phone number. Here's the step-by-step method to complete the Air France check-in over the phone. You can go to the official website and then click on the contact us option; you will find the number there. 

  • Dial the number and provide our booking confirmation details to apply for the Air France check-in request.
  • Then call the customer care executive of Air France 2-3 hours before the flight departure for check-in.
  • Air France customer executive will ask you for the seat selection and confirm it. And then, you will get the boarding pass on your registered email with Air France.

You can always try to check-in online for hassle-free travel, but if it is not possible, go to the airport on time to get your check-in done in an easy and hassle-free manner. 


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Regarding check-in, visit:

Customer service: 020 7660 0337

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