The airline airBaltic offers online check-in as a quick and easy way for travelers to check-in at home. This not only saves you time, but also stress at the airport.

On this page you can find out how airBaltic online check-in works and what you should consider when flying with this airline.

Step-by-step online check-in

1. The following link will take you to the airBaltic online check-in:
2. Select the item “Check-In” in the menu:


3. Now you need your booking or ticket number as well as your last name so that you can log in to the check-in area.
4. First compare the dates of the displayed flight with the information on your booking documents to make sure that it is the correct flight.
5. When you do the check-in, you can also reserve a seat directly or book other services if you wish.
6. After completing the airBaltic online check-in, you will receive your boarding pass. You can save these or have them sent to you by e-mail.


When does airBaltic online check-in become available?

Business, Classic, Green Plus or Green Class with seat reservation
If you are travelling in one of these classes and have already reserved a seat for the flight, online check-in is available 5 days or 118 hours before the scheduled departure.

Green or Green Plus class without seat reservation
Without a seat reservation, online check-in is available in this class 36 hours before departure.

Information about airBaltic’s online check-in

How do I check in my baggage after online check-in?

If you have checked in online, you can check in your baggage at a baggage drop-off counter . However, baggage drop-off counters close at the same time as check-in counters.

The cost of check-in

Check-in at the airport usually costs around €35 per passenger – regardless of the flight ticket.

For more information on airport check-in, please visit airBaltic.

Which destinations are included in the online check-in?

You can carry out online check-in for the following destinations:
Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Bergen, Berlin, Billund, Brussels, Budapest, Catania, Copenhagen, Corfu, Dubai, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Helsinki, Heraklion, Las Palmas, Larnaca, Lviv, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Milan, Malaga, Munich, Naples, Nice, Olbia, Oslo, Palanga, Palma de Mallorca, Paris, Pisa, Prague, Reykjavik, Rhodes, Riga, Rome, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Tallinn, Tampere, Tbilisi, Tel Aviv, Tenerife, Thessaloniki, Trondheim, Turku, Venice, Verona, Vilnius, Warsaw, Vienna, Zurich.

Who can NOT use online check-in?


  • who have booked an additional seat in the cabin (e.g. for luggage, baby seat, baby crib or other)
  • need the accompaniment of minors
  • departing from an airport that does not have online check-in
  • on charter flights
  • transporting a cello
  • with identical first and last name in one booking
  • who have booked children in a separate reservation

AirBaltic’s baggage policy

Checked baggage

For airBaltic flights, there is a maximum dimension of 100x50x80 cm for each checked baggage.

Business Class

In business class, 2 pieces of baggage with a total weight of .max. 46 kg (max. 32 kg per piece of luggage) included free of charge.

Green Plus and Classic class

In these classes, 1 checked baggage is included free of charge. This may weigh a maximum of 23 kg .

Green Class

In Green Class, a fee is charged per piece of baggage per route.

Fees per route for the Green class (as of February 2023):

However, the fees may vary depending on the selected route and flight duration.

  • from €19.99 when booking your flight with
  • from € 25.00 when booking luggage via “Manage bookings” or when checking in online
  • from 20,00€ via a point of sale such as a travel agency
  • approx. € 60.00 when booking luggage at the airport
  • approx. € 60.00 at the gate if the carry-on baggage exceeds the permitted weight or size and it must be checked in

The carry-on baggage

Number & Weight

In Economy Class, 1 carry-on baggage and 1 personal baggage are allowed with a total of .max. 8 kg allowed.


For all classes there is a max. Hand luggage size of 55 x 40 x 23 cm.

Austrian Airlines carry-on baggage

What is prohibited in carry-on baggage?

There are some items that are absolutely prohibited in carry-on baggage due to possible danger to passengers and crew.

Weapons, Rifles & Firearms

  • Pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns and other firearms of all kinds
  • Parts of firearms
  • Toy weapons, as well as replicas and imitations of real weapons
  • Signal pistols and starting pistols

Pointed or sharp objects

  • Razor
  • Needles
  • Axes, hatchets and cleavers
  • Knives and scissors
  • Utility knife
  • Swords and sabres

Anesthetic devices

  • Taser, stun guns, stun sticks
  • Apparatus for stunning and killing livestock
  • Chemicals, gases or sprays that cause incapacitation


  • Crowbar
  • Drills
  • Saw
  • Bolt guns

Blunt objects

  • Baseball and softball bats
  • Clubs and batons like bats
  • Martial arts equipment

Explosives and incendiary substances

  • Ammunition detonators
  • Detonators and detonators
  • Replicas or imitations of explosive devices
  • Dynamite, gunpowder and plastic explosives

General information about airBaltic

Is the national airline of Latvia and has its headquarters and base in Riga. The airline was formed in 1995 by the merger of Baltic International and Latvian Airlines.

airBaltic flies to countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and the Middle East. In 2017, airBaltic had the best punctuality rate of any airline in the world with a score of 90% punctuality (defined as “less than 15 minutes late”).