Alaska Airlines Check-in

How can I check in for my Alaska Airlines (AS) flight?

You may check-in for your Alaska Airlines (AS), including Horizon Air, flight with the following options:

  • Online check-in (Web check-in)
  • Mobile check-in
  • Self-service kiosk check-in at the airport
  • Ticket counter check-in at the airport

Does Alaska Airlines (AS) have online web check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your Alaska Airlines (AS) flight online starting 24 hours and ending 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time to receive a mobile boarding pass on your mobile device or a printable boarding pass. You may use this option if:

  • you have an electronic ticket and the first flight is on Alaska Airlines (AS)
  • you may access your reservation with your confirmation code, e-ticket number, or frequent flyer account
  • you are not a special needs passenger (for example an unaccompanied minor or traveling with a pet)

Can I check bags with the Alaska Airlines (AS) online web check-in?: Yes, you may check bags but you must drop them at the airport baggage drop before the check-in deadline for your flight.

Can I pay bag fees with the Alaska Airlines (AS) online web check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat with the Alaska Airlines (AS) online web check-in?: Yes

Does Alaska Airlines (AS) offer mobile check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your Alaska Airlines (AS) flight with your mobile device starting 24 hours and ending 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time to receive a mobile boarding pass on your mobile device. You may use this option if:

  • you have an electronic ticket and the first flight is on Alaska Airlines (AS)
  • you may access your reservation with your confirmation code, e-ticket number, or frequent flyer account
  • you are not a special needs passenger (for example, an unaccompanied minor)
  • you are departing from an airport which accepts mobile boarding passes (if not, then you may check-in and print a boarding pass at the self-service kiosk or ticket counter)
  • you are not traveling with an infant (a printed boarding pass is required)

Does Alaska Airlines (AS) offer curbside check-in? (US Carriers only)

No

Does Alaska Airlines (AS) offer self-service kiosk check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your Alaska Airlines (AS) flight at the airport self-service kiosk from 40 minutes to 4 hours before the scheduled departure time and receive a printed boarding pass. At Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Philadelphia the minimum check-in time is 45 minutes and at non-U S (international) locations it is 60 minutes (for Guadalajara, Mexico it is 90 minutes).

Can I check bags with the Alaska Airlines (AS) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Can I pay bag fees with the Alaska Airlines (AS) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat with the Alaska Airlines (AS) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Does Alaska Airlines (AS) offer ticket counter check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your Alaska Airlines (AS) flight at the airport ticket counter from 40 minutes to 4 hours before the scheduled departure time and receive a printed boarding pass. At Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Philadelphia the minimum check-in time is 45 minutes and at non-U S (international) locations it is 60 minutes (for Guadalajara, Mexico it is 90 minutes).

Can I check bags at the Alaska Airlines (AS) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

Can I pay bag fees at the Alaska Airlines (AS) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat at the Alaska Airlines (AS) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

Does Alaska Airlines (AS) charge a fee for a seat assignment?

Alaska Airlines (AS) does not charge a fee for selecting a regular seat assignment.

When do I need to check-in for my Alaska Airlines (AS) flight?

The minimum time to check-in for an Alaska Airlines (AS) flight is:

  • 40 minutes before scheduled departure time for U S domestic flights (at Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Philadelphia the minimum check-in time is 45 minutes)
  • 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the US (for Guadalajara, Mexico it is 90 minutes)

When do I need to arrive at the airport for my Alaska Airlines (AS) flight?

Suggested arrival time:

  • 2 hours before scheduled departure time for US domestic flights
  • 3 hours before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the US

Minimum required check-in time with carry-on baggage and/or checked baggage:

  • 40 minutes before scheduled departure time for US domestic flights (at Atlanta, Las Vegas, and Philadelphia the minimum check-in time is 45 minutes)
  • 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the US (for Guadalajara, Mexico it is 90 minutes)

When do I need to be at the boarding gate?

Boarding closes at the following times for Alaska Airlines (AS) flights:

  • 30 minutes before scheduled departure time for US domestic flights
  • 30 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the US

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