Germanwings has been operated as Eurowings since 2015. If you are planning a flight with Germanwings or Eurowings, you can check in your flight online around 72 hours up to 3 hours before departure. You can find out exactly how online check-in works from us.

Step-by-step online check-in

  1. Open the online check-in via the Eurowings website:
  2. With Germanwings / Eurowings, you have the option of check-in via your myEurowings, the booking code, a group registration or via the tour operator.
  3. If you choose online check-in with booking code, you must enter the 6-digit booking code from your travel documents and your last name.
  4. After you are in the check-in area, you should compare the flight details displayed with the flight details on your booking. This will help you make sure you’re checking in the right flight.
  5. During online check-in, you can select a seat and book additional services.
  6. When you have completed check-in, you will receive your digital boarding pass. You can either save the boarding pass to a device or print it out directly.
Germanwings Online Check In

Baggage regulations Germanwings

Checked baggage Germanwings

The amount of baggage allowance that you are allowed to carry with you on Germanwings or Eurowings differs depending on the ticket fare.

  • Basic fare – no baggage allowance included
  • Smart fare – 2 pieces of luggage weighing up to 23 kg included
  • BIZclass fare – 2 pieces of baggage weighing up to 32 kg

Hand luggage Germanwings

Number & Weight

– Basic fare bookable from 15€
– Smart Fare 1 hand luggage up to 8 kg
– BIZclass 2 hand luggage up to 8 kg


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 Germanwings

Germanwings was a subsidiary of the German Lufthansa and was a low-cost airline.

Germanwings was renamed Eurowings in 2015 and is still known by many under its old name.