You can check in for your Azerbaijan Airlines flight via:

  1. Online check-in (web check-in)
  2. Mobile check-in 
  3. Airport counter check-in 

When can I check in for my Azerbaijan Airlines flight?

The check-in deadlines are as follows: 

  • International flights 60 minutes before departure 
  • Domestic flights (within Azerbaijan) 30 minutes before departure 

You can check in for international Azerbaijan Airlines flights: 

  • 24 hours to 60 minutes before departure At Heydar Aliyev International Airport
  • 3 hours to 60 minutes before departure At Milan Malpensa Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, Tbilisi International Airport, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport, Dubai International Airport, Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport 
  • 2 hours to 60 minutes before departure At most other airports

Note

  • Check-in desks at the airport usually close: 
    • 60 minutes before departure for international flights.
    • 30 minutes before departure for domestic flights.
  • You must be at the boarding gate at least 20 minutes before departure.

Azerbaijan Airlines Check-in Times


When checking in for your Azerbaijan Airlines flight, remember to follow the check-in times listed below:

  1. Online Check-in Time 

You can check in online from 24 hours to 60 minutes before departure, depending on your departure airport. This service may not be available at Azerbaijan Airlines airports, in which case you will need to physically check in at an airport desk. 

  1. Mobile Check-in Time

You can check in with your mobile app from 24 hours to 60 minutes before departure at select airports. You will need to check in physically at the airport counter if the airport does not accept mobile check-ins.
 

  1. Airport Counter Check-in Time 

Azerbaijan Airlines airport counter check-in times will depend on your departure airport, and are generally as follows: 

  • Heydar Aliyev International Airport 24 hours to 60 minutes before departure.
  • Milan Malpensa Airport, John F. Kennedy 3 hours to 60 minutes before departure.
    International Airport, Tbilisi International
    Airport, Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International
    Airport, Dubai International Airport, Tehran
    Imam Khomeini International Airport
  • Most other airports 2 hours to 60 minutes before departure.

Azerbaijan Airlines Online Check-in

How to check in online for Azerbaijan Airlines flights?

A screenshot of Azerbaijan Airlines online check-in functionality

Azerbaijan Airlines’ online check-in (i.e., web check-in) is available from 24 hours to 60 minutes before departure. If your airport does not accept online check-ins, you will need to check in at an airport counter for your flight. After you web check-in, you will receive your e-boarding pass at your registered e-mail address and/or your mobile phone. When you reach the airport, go to the check-in counter to get your documents examined, check in your baggage, or take a printout of your boarding pass if you’re not carrying it or didn’t save it to your phone. 

To check in for your flight online, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Azal.Az
  2. Select the Check In tab
    (it appears below the flight booking box)
  3. Click on the button marked Azerbaijan Airlines
  4. Access your flight:
    1. By reservation number, or
    2. By ticket number
  5. Enter the required information 
    1. If you’re searching by reservation number, enter your: 
      1. Last name
      2. 6-digit reservation number
      3. Departure airport
        …and click on the Add button
    2. If you’re searching by ticket number, enter your:
      1. Last name
      2. 13-digit ticket number
      3. Departure airport
        …and click on the Add button
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to check in 

You will receive your e-boarding pass at your registered e-mail address and/or mobile phone.

Note

You may not be able to check in online if:

  1. You’re travelling with a lap infant
  2. You need special assistance at the airport (wheelchair, etc.)
  3. You’re an unaccompanied minor 
  4. You’re travelling with a pet
  5. Your airport requires you to check in at a counter 
  6. You’re travelling in a group of 10 or more passengers in a single booking.

Azerbaijan Airlines Mobile Check-in

How to check in with the mobile app for Azerbaijan Airlines flights? 

You can check in through your mobile phone app from 24 hours to 60 minutes before your flight’s departure. If your airport does not accept mobile check-ins, you will have to check in at an airport counter. 

When checking in with the mobile app, you will be asked to enter your mobile number and/or e-mail address. After you check in, you will receive an SMS with a link to a website that displays your mobile boarding pass. If you enter your e-mail address, you will receive an email with your mobile barcode. 

Note

You may not be able to check in with the mobile app:

  1. If you’re travelling with a lap infant
  2. You require special assistance at the airport (wheelchair, etc.)
  3. You’re travelling as an unaccompanied minor 
  4. You’re travelling with a pet
  5. Your airport does not accept mobile check-ins

Azerbaijan Airlines Airport Check-in

How to check in at the airport for Azerbaijan Airlines flights?

Most airport check-in and baggage drop counters close 60 minutes before departure. The airport check-in times for Azerbaijan Airlines flights are as follows:

  • 24 hours – 60 minutes before departure at At Heydar Aliyev International Airport.
  • 3 hours – 60 minutes before departure at the following airports: 
    • Milan Malpensa Airport
    • John F. Kennedy International Airport
    • Tbilisi International Airport
    • Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport
    • Dubai International Airport
    • Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport 
  • 2 hours – 60 minutes before departure at most other airports.

Important

  • Most airport check-in counters close 1 hour before departure.
  • To avoid missing your flight, reach the boarding gate at least 20 minutes before departure. 

To check in at the airport:

  • Present your travel documents at the check-in counter—such as your ticket, passport, visa (if required), valid legal ID, etc.
  • Check in your bags 
    • Make sure they’re properly tagged 
    • Collect your baggage receipts
  • Collect your boarding pass (if you didn’t download your e/mobile boarding pass)
  • Reach the boarding gate no less than 20 minutes before departure

Azerbaijan Airlines Boarding Order 

Azerbaijan Airlines’ boarding order for passengers is as follows:

  1. Escorted deportees and arrested persons
  2. Disabled passengers 
  3. Unaccompanied minor children 
  4. Economy Class passengers
  5. Business Class passengers 
  6. VIP Class passengers

Disembarkation Order. Passengers will be disembarked in reverse order, i.e.:

  1. VIP Class passengers
  2. Business Class passengers 
  3. Economy Class passengers
  4. Unaccompanied minor children 
  5. Disabled passengers 
  6. Escorted deportees and arrested persons
Flignt Check-in Policy

Frequently Asked Questions on Azerbaijan Airlines Check-in

The check-in deadline for most Azerbaijan Airlines flights is 60 minutes before departure. This means you should have checked in yourself and your baggage at least 60 minutes before your flight’s scheduled departure time.

Azerbaijan Airlines web check-in is available from 24 hours to 60 minutes before departure. Most passengers can web check-in for their flights, except:

  1. Passengers travelling with lap infants.
  2. Passengers requiring special assistance, such as a wheelchair, etc.
  3. Unaccompanied minors travelling alone. 
  4. Passengers travelling with pets.
  5. Passengers departing from airports that do not allow web check-in. 
  6. Passengers travelling in a group of 10 or passengers in a single booking.

The biggest benefit of Azerbaijan Airlines’ web check-in is that it saves you a lot of time because you no longer need to reach the airport 3-to 4 hours before your flight. After you’ve checked in online, all you need to do is drop off your baggage and proceed for security check.

Yes, Azerbaijan Airlines web check-in is available for up to 9 passengers per booking. 

Yes, you can. If you’re carrying hand baggage, you can proceed directly for your security check. If you’re carrying baggage that needs to be checked in, you will have to drop it off at the baggage drop counter and then proceed for your security check.

Yes, you can check in for your Azerbaijan Airlines flight with the airline’s mobile app, AZAL, from 24 hours to 60 minutes before your flight’s departure. However, you may have to check in physically at the airport if you’re travelling with a lap infant or a pet, or if you need special assistance at the airport (such as a wheelchair), or you’re an unaccompanied minor travelling alone, or your airport does not allow online check-in.

Yes, you can check in your bags at the Azerbaijan Airlines check-in counter. 

Yes, you can pay your baggage fee at Azerbaijan Airlines’ check-in ticket counter.

Yes, you can select, change, or upgrade your seat at Azerbaijan Airlines’ check-in counter.

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