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  • Online Check-in

    Online check in for international and Regional flights opens 30 hours before the scheduled departure of the flight and closes 1 hour to departure. Choose your favorite seats before you fly.

Check In


  • When can I check in?

    International Check-in
    For all international flights, passengers are required to check in at least two and a half hours before departure of flight (irrespective of Class of travel). Counters close one hour prior to departure.

    Domestic Check-in
    Passengers on domestic flights are required to produce some acceptable form of identification at check-in. They are required to check in at least one and a half hours (irrespective of Class of travel). Counters close 30 minutes to departure.

    Priority Check-in
    Flying Blue Elite members(Gold and Platinum) traveling from Nairobi to any destination can enjoy a smoother journey as Kenya Airways offers priority check in and boarding, lounge access with one guest, among other prestigious rewards!
    Remember to always present your Flying Blue card at the counter to automatically register your miles. Request for an upgrade if you have sufficient miles and get the opportunity to enjoy our business class services. Upgrades are applicable only if you hold an economy ticket booked on S, B or M booking class.
    Upgrades are subject to availability.
    Enroll online and join the Flying Blue elites

    Online Check-in
    You can now check in online with an e-ticket from 30 hours until 1 hour before departure. Jump the long queues at selected airports and choose your preferred seat then print out your boarding pass at your own convenience. At the airport, drop off your luggage at the dedicated online check-in drop off point and proceed to the boarding gate. Online Check-in is now leaps and bounds ahead with Kenya Airways.

    What can you do?

    View and change your seats

    Choose your favorite seats before you fly.