Online and mobile check-in

Finnair passengers using a self-service check-in kiosk

Check in online either on your computer or a mobile device, and avoid the queues. Online check-in opens 36 hours before departure. The service is available 24 hours a day, wherever you are – at home on your sofa, in a hotel, at the office or in an Internet cafe.

Which flights does the service apply to?

  • All Finnair operated flights departing from Finland and from most destinations abroad – also when the journey includes a connecting flight.
  • Charter flights (AY1000 series) departing from Finland.
  • The service is not available for flights departing from Pisa, Dubrovnik, Split, Dalaman, Ljubljana, Tenerife North and Alanya (Gazipasa).
  • Please note that check-in for flights to the USA opens 24 hours before departure.

How to check in

To check in online, please log in to the service and follow the instructions. The process will give you all the information you need regarding what to do after check-in and which documents you need to take with you to the airport.

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How-to video

Watch the video to see how you can check yourself on a Finnair flight using the online check-in:


If you only have carry-on baggage you can go directly to the security check and then to your gate. If you have baggage to check in you can leave it at the Bag Drop desk during your flight’s check-in period. See check-in times

At Helsinki Airport you can also leave your bags at the Self-service Bag Drop and make your way through the airport even faster.

Watch the video to see how to use the Bag Drop desks.

Self-service Bag Drop

There are Self-service Bag Drops at Helsinki and Oulu airports.

Print the bag tag at the self-service kiosk.

Go to the Self-service Bag Drop.

Place the tagged bag on the belt.

Scan your boarding pass.

Scan the bag tag with the hand-held scanner. Send the bag into the baggage system.

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