Copa Airlines Check-in

Does Copa Airlines have online check-in?

Yes, Copa Airlines' Web Check-in allows you to check in up to 36 hours before your flight departs. For flights to and from the United States, you may check in up to 24 hours in advance.

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What are the requirements for using Web Check-in?

  • Check-in 1-36 hours before your flight is scheduled to depart. Please note, for flights to and from the United States, online check-in is available from 24 hours to 1 hours prior to the flight's scheduled departure.
  • Passengers who are traveling using paper tickets cannot use online check in and must check in at the airport.
  • Passengers who have changed their reservations and have pending charges should submit their payments by contacting Copa's Call Center or by using Copa's online chat service and cannot use online check in and must check in at the airport.
  • Passengers with reservations that do not include the required airport taxes cannot use online check in and must check in at the airport.
  • Special needs passengers, unaccompanied minors, and passengers traveling with infants or pets cannot use online check in and must check in at the airport.
  • Passengers on routes or itineraries that have connections with any airline other than Copa Airlines or Aero Republica cannot use online check in and must check in at the airport.
  • Passengers traveling in a group of 10 or more passengers on the same reservation cannot use online check in and must check in at the airport.
  • Passengers departing from Havana, Cuba cannot use online check in and must check in at the airport.
  • Have your passport available while using Web Check-in.

Make sure you leave enough time at the airport to get through security, check your bags, etc.

Can I use Online Check-in if I have bags to check?

When you get to the airport you can check your baggage with a Copa Airlines representative in the special Web Check-in line.

Can I change/select my seat with Web Check-in?

Yes, when you use Web Check-in you can change/select your seat.

When do I need to be at the boarding gate?

  • For international flights, check in at the boarding gate one 30 minutes prior to the flight's scheduled departure time.
  • For domestic flights, check in at the boarding gate 20 minutes prior to the flight's scheduled departure time.
  • When you arrive at the airport, check your baggage with a Copa Airlines representative in the special Web Check-in line.

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