Malaysia Airlines allows check-in in a number of ways- airport, kiosk, web and mobile.
You can check in on your own by using a number of ways. This is available to passengers with confirmed e-ticket. It is available for both domestic and international flights between 48 hours to 60 minutes before scheduled departure of flight.
Using this method, passengers are able to:
It is mandatory for all passengers travelling on economy class tickets except for flights to Kathmandu and Dhaka. This is because the airline has introduced the self printing bag tags which have to be printed from the kiosks to tag their bags and then leave these at the baggage drop-off counters. People who have used web or mobile check in are also required to make use of the kiosks for getting the printed bag tags.
These kiosks are available at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kota Bharu, Johor Bahru, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu and Langkawi
If you are not accompanied by the checked in baggage and travelling on domestic routes, you can proceed directly to boarding gate.
If you are traveling with the checked in baggage, irrespective of sector of travel, you shall bring printed or mobile boarding pass at check in counter not later than 60 minutes before flight departure.
Web Check In is another option. It is opens 48 hours before departure of flights and remain open till 90 minutes before departure.
If you are carrying check-in baggage and flying out of Malaysia, then the cut-off time for droping off bags at designated counters at least 60 mints before departure of flight from KLIA for domestic and international flights, and, from Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and Sabah airports, 45 mints before departure of domestic flights and 60 mints before departure of international flights.
Opens 48 hours before and up to 90 minutes before scheduled departure of flight. This option allows you to check in using web and get the boarding pass on mobile in the form of 2D barcode which shall be scanned at the airport to retrieve the boarding pass and get it printed.
MHmobile check in is facilitated by visiting flymas.mobi on mobile phone browser and the barcoded boarding pass is received on mobile along with email of the same.
MHKiosk:In this method of check in, you make use of the Malaysia Airline iPads.Boarding pass is received on SMS/email. This method is applicable on all domestic flights; flights to/from Singapore to Kuching, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Langkawi, Penang and Kuala Lumpur; and, on regional flights connecting main cities of the region.
Facility for counter check in is available up to 2 hours and 1 hours before international and domestic flight departure respectively.
For people using the KLIA Ekspres train service, you can check in inside the KL Central Station 2 hours before departure of international and 1.5 hours before for domestic luggage.