Check in your Swiss flight easily and conveniently online using your computer, tablet or smartphone. Whether at home or on the road.

How does SWISS online check-in work?

  1. Open the Swiss Check-in page via the following link:
  2. You can use the booking number, your first name and your last name to open the booked flight
  3. Under “Booking details” you can start the online check-in
  4. When checking in online, you can select a seat and enter additional passenger details (depending on your destination).
  5. After Swiss online check-in, you will receive your boarding pass, which you can save or print out directly.
Check in your Swiss flight online

Information on SWISS online check-in

  • Online check-in is possible from 23 hours before departure
  • In Zurich , check-in is not available the day before for flights with take-off times after 21:45
  • At Swiss online check-in, you have the option of creating your own profile. In it, you can view important information about your booked flights. It is also possible to confirm and rebook flights or to store additional travel partners simply and easily
  • In order to be able to check-in online, you will need your boarding pass, e-ticket or access data to your Swiss profile
  • You can select a seat during online check-in
  • You can download or print the boarding pass directly
  • With the Home Printed Baggage Tag , you benefit from shorter waiting times at baggage drop-off
  • If you are travelling with carry-on baggage only, you can proceed directly to the gate on the day of departure

Baggage regulations at SWISS

Checked baggage

  • Light: no luggage included
  • Classi & Flex: A maximum of 1 piece of luggage with max. 23kg
  • Business: 2 pieces of luggage with a maximum total weight of 64kg

A piece of luggage must not be larger than 158cm (width + height + depth). If baggage is larger or heavier, it will only be transported as excess baggage for a fee. If more pieces of luggage are brought, a fee will be charged for each piece of baggage.

Hand luggage

  • Swiss Economy: Maximum 1 piece of carry-on baggage 8kg.
  • Swiss Business: Maximum of 2 pieces of hand luggage with 8kg each.
  • Swiss First: Maximum 2 pieces of carry-on baggage of 8kg each.
Carry-on luggage size

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 SWISS

SWISS is a Swiss airline based in Zurich, founded in 2002. The airline is a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group and serves a network of over 100 destinations in 50 countries around the world.

SWISS is known for its high quality of service and commitment to the environment. SWISS’s fleet consists mainly of Airbus aircraft, including the Airbus A320, A330 and A340. The airline offers its passengers different classes on board, including Economy, Business and First Class, as well as a wide range of entertainment and services.

SWISS is a member of the Star Alliance airline alliance and works closely with other members to offer its passengers an extensive network of destinations and connections. The airline is also involved in the creation of other airlines, including the regional airline Swiss European Air Lines.

SWISS has received several awards for its service quality and environmental initiatives, including the “World Travel Award” as “Europe’s Leading Airline” in 2018, 2019 and 2020. The airline also has an initiative called “SWISS Taste of Switzerland”, which offers Swiss cuisine on board and takes passengers on a culinary journey through Switzerland.

In summary, SWISS is a renowned Swiss airline known for its high quality of service and environmental initiatives. The airline serves an extensive network of destinations and works closely with other airlines to offer its passengers a comprehensive network of connections. SWISS has received several awards for its service quality and environmental initiatives and offers its passengers a wide range of services on board.

SWISS and the coronavirus

Are you planning a trip with Swiss during Corona times and want to know what measures have been taken by the airline? Then it’s best to find out more directly via this link.