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How to Check in at American Airlines?

American Airlines provides numerous ways to check in so that the Check-in process is done quickly. Each method is explained below:

Online Check-in Process with American Airlines:

The American Airlines Check-In process online steps are as follows. 

  • Visit the official site of American Airlines 
  • Go to the Find My Trip tab and click on it.
  • Here you need to enter your first and last name and so on 
  • Or enter your Ticket number only
  • Hit the Find your Trip button
  • Your flight details will appear 
  • Hit the Check-in button
  • You will receive a confirmation
  • You can print the boarding pass.

Mobile Check-in Process at American Airlines:

This is another convenient method to check in with American Airlines using the following steps:

  • Install the American Airlines mobile app first
  • Click on Find My Trip
  •  enter your first and last name and a Ticket number.
  • Hit the search button
  • Your flight details will retrieve
  • Hit the Check-in button
  • You will get a confirmation
  • Print the boarding pass.

Airport Counter Check-in at American Airlines:

You can also check in by arriving at the Airport apart from online methods. Follow the steps to check in at the Airport

  • Firstly you need to be in the queue at the Check-in counter
  • Tell the agent your name and ticket number
  • The agent will check in on your behalf
  • Collect your boarding pass.

To get more information regarding Check-in, you are advised to visit American Airlines' official site or make a call to its customer service team.

What are the Check-in Timings with American Airlines?

After completing all the processes of booking a flight, the next important thing is to check in on time. If you do not check in on time, you may miss the flight, or you may miss selecting your favorite seat. So, when flying with American Airlines, you must remember the American Airlines check-in times. The Check-in timings are different based on the flight you will fly with. To learn about these timings, you are suggested to go through the following text.

International Flight Check-in Timings:

The Airline recommends arriving at the Airport at least three hours prior to the scheduled departure of your booked flight if you are going to fly with an international flight.

Domestic Flight Arrival Timings:

The Airline recommends all its passengers arrive at the Airport at least two hours before the booked flight's departure if they are going to fly within the U.S. 

Important Points on Check-in Process at American Airlines?

  •  If the place you are traveling to is subject to travel restrictions and requires you to bring specific travel documents with you. Then please bring them to save your time. Otherwise, you will get late, and your flight can be missed.
  • Since covid, the Airline has also mandated health check-ups. So keep the vaccination certificate to make it through on time.
  • Do remember all documents should be authentic; otherwise, you may have to face the consequences.

Online Flight Check-in Timings at American Airlines:

After arriving at the Airport at a time that saves ample time to check in and catch your flight in time, you need to be at a specific time before the flight's departure. The Check-in times are different depending upon the mode you choose, whether online or offline. Have a look:

You can check in online using the American Airlines app or its official website at the following times;

For Flights Outside the U.S.:

If you feel that American Airlines Online check-in is suitable for you, then you have to check in 24 hours before; otherwise, up to 45 minutes before the scheduled departure of the international flight.

For Flights Within the U.S.:

You must check online 24 hours before and up to 90 minutes earlier than your domestic flight departure.

Important Points to be Noted:

  • If you are booked with an international flight and have bags, arrive 60 minutes earlier.
  • And you will fly on a domestic flight and check in with bags, then come 45 minutes earlier.