Emirates Airlines provides a number of ways for fast and convenient check-in. Besides the usual airport check in, it also offers the altenative of easy online check in and self-service kiosk check in.
This facility of web check in is available from 48 hours and up to 90 minutes before scheduled departure.
Passengers shall reach airport 90 minutes before departure and boarding begins 45 minutes before flight departure and closes 20 minutes before it.
Video on Emirates Online Check-in Process
People who have done online check in and have check in baggage, are required to come to airport at least 90 minutes before flight departure time. If they do not have check in baggage, they have to come at least 60 minutes before time.
Emirates eBoarding Passes are available after successful completion of check in process. You are shown the assigned seats, boarding gate number and other details of flight. You need to carry a print out of this boarding pass at the airport. These can also be printed from self-service kiosks.
There are 103 airports from where eBoarding passes are being used by passengers.
Emirates Mobile Boarding Passes are issued at selective airports where Emirates flies. This is required in your smart device to be shown during different stages of checking in.
There are 73 airports from where mobile boarding passes are accepted.
It shall be noted that the mobile boarding passes are sent to each passengers email and mobile number seperately, and, each member of family travelling together shall be able to show the mobile boarding in his/her device independently.
First and Business class passengers are required to check in no later than 90 minutes before scheduled departure of flight. Economy class passengers are required to check in no later than 3 hours before scheduled departure.
Boarding starts 45 minutes before flight and closes 20 minutes before the flight.
You can choose your preferred seating, print the boarding pass and even get a mobile boarding pass on your phone.
Special check in counters are provided at the Dubai airport for the Skywards members. There is also facility for self service kiosks, which are the standalone kiosks and integrated counters that allow check in of baggage simultaneously.