Take advantage of KLM’s online check-in and enjoy the many benefits. KLM online check-in allows you to check in quickly from the comfort of your own home.

Step-by-step check-in at KLM online

  1. Open KLM’s online check-in via the following link:
  2. You can now choose whether you want to check in online using your ticket number, booking code or loyalty program number.
  3. According to your selection, provide the ticket number, booking code or loyalty program number, your last name and flight number.
  4. Once you are logged in, you will see the details of your flight. Please check with the information on your booking confirmation before proceeding with check-in.
  5. At KLM Check-in, you have the option of reserving a seat of your choice or booking an extra service for your flight.
  6. After online check-in, you will receive your KLM boarding pass, which you can save or print. You will need this boarding pass at the airport. If you lose your boarding pass, you can print a new boarding pass at the check-in counter or at the self-service machine.
Source: https://www.klm.com/check-in

Information about KLM online check-in

  • The check is possible from 30 hours before departure.
  • For flights to and from the United States, online check-in is only possible 24 hours before departure.
  • If you booked your flight through KLM, but it is not operated by KLM or Air France , online check-in may not be available.
  • If you are flying without checked baggage and are carrying your boarding pass, you can proceed directly to the security checkpoint upon arrival at the airport.
  • Online check-in at KLM can be cancelled up to 1 hour before departure . However, this will only cancel the check-in, but not your entire booking.

KLM’s baggage policy

The exact baggage allowance varies depending on the destination and ticket. However, you always have the option of booking additional pieces of luggage for an additional fee.

KLM baggage allowance for checked baggage

Economy Class

Light-Ticket: No checked baggage is included in the ticket.

Standard or Flex ticket: 1 piece of checked baggage max. 23 kg and 158 cm tall (length + width + height).

Premium Comfort Class

Premium Comfort Class tickets allow 2 pieces of checked baggage weighing a maximum of 23 kg and a maximum size of 158 cm (length + width + height).

Business Class

For Business Class tickets, 2 pieces of checked baggage weighing a maximum of3.2 kg and a maximum size of 158 cm are allowed (length + width + height).

KLM carry-on baggage

Number & Weight

Economy Class – 1 carry-on baggage up to 12 kg

Premium Comfort Class – 2 carry-on bags up to a total of 18 kg

Business Class – 2 carry-on bags up to a total of 18 kg


For all classes there is a max. Hand luggage size of
55 x 35 x 25 cm

carry-on baggage Size Weight

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 KLM

KLM (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij) is the national airline of the Netherlands and is headquartered in Amsterdam. Founded in 1919, KLM is one of the oldest airlines in the world and an important airline in Europe and Asia.

KLM serves a network of more than 160 destinations worldwide, including Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Oceania. KLM’s fleet consists of over 100 aircraft, mainly Boeing and Airbus, including the latest models such as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the Airbus A350.

The airline offers its passengers different classes, including Economy, Comfort and Business Class, as well as a wide range of entertainment and culinary delights on board.

KLM is part of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, which means KLM passengers have access to a network of more than 1,000 destinations worldwide and joint rewards programs with other SkyTeam members such as Delta Air Lines and Air France.

In summary, KLM is a renowned airline and, together with Air France, forms the umbrella company Air France-KLM.