Checking in

Online Check-in

Web Check-in

Check in for your flight via our website from 36 to 1 hour before departure.

If you travel with cabin baggage only, you can check-in for your flight on our website, print your boarding pass and proceed directly to security screening after arrival at the airport.

If you travel with checked baggage, it is necessary to first drop the baggage off at the assigned airport desk.

Mobile Check-in

Check-in via our mobile applications or mobile web is also available from 36 to 1 hour before departure.

Passenger Rights

If you are denied boarding or if your flight is cancelled or delayed by two hours at a minimum, ask the check-in counter or boarding gate agents for the text stating your rights, particularly with regard to compensation and assistance. Detailed information is available at the European Parliament Directive No. 261/2004.

Online Check-in Exceptions

The web check-in service and the service of check-in via our mobile applications are available at all destinations serviced by Czech Airlines regular scheduled flights with the following exceptions:

  • Flights to/from Seoul (ICN) - web check-in closes 90 minutes prior to departure
  • Flights from Skopje (SKP) - web check-in closes 5 hours prior to departure
  • Flights from Odessa (ODS), Porto (OPO), Lisbon (LIS), Riyadh (RUH) and Beirut (BEY) do not support web-based boarding pass printing. Boarding passes must be picked up at the airport check-in desk
  • Upon online check-in via our website for flights from Yekaterinburg (SVX), Kazan (KZN), St. Petersburg (LED), Rostov on Don (ROV), Samara (KUF) and Ufa (UFA), please print your boarding pass beforehand. You can also pick it up at check-in desks at airports. Boarding passes from online check-in saved in mobile phones are not accepted at the above-listed airports

Check-in is not available:

  • On flights with the OK 3000-5999 number operated by partner airlines
  • If you requested unaccompanied minor service or airport assistance services

In the above cases please contact the airport check-in desk.

Airport Desk Check-in

You can check-in free of charge for Czech Airlines operated flights at airport check-in desks. The number of the desk assigned for checking-in for your flight is displayed on the airport information desk. Desks labelled “BAGGAGE DROP OFF” are reserved for dropping-off checked baggage by passengers using website check-in, mobile telephone check-in or self-check-in kiosks.

Please Note: 

Please arrive at the airport for check-in and security screening allowing enough time: We recommend at least 2 hours for long‑haul and medium‑haul flights and at least 1 hour for short‑haul flights. At Václav Havel Airport Prague, check‑in closes 40 minutes before the scheduled departure of the flight with the exception of flights to Beirut and Riyadh where check in closes 60 minutes before the scheduled departure.

Self-Check-in Kiosks

Identification upon checking-in for your flight is available using:

  • A valid payment card (debit or credit)
  • Passport with a machine-readable record
  • The 2D bar code on your ticket
  • By manually entering your electronic ticket number

Then follow the instructions given by the kiosk, until the printing of your boarding pass. If interested, you can also print your travel itinerary.

Currently, self-check-in kiosks are available at Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) in Terminals 1 & 2.