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Check-In and Seat Selection

In addition to airport counters, we provide the "Online Check-in" service on our website and the "KIOSK Self Check-In" service at the airport. Please note that some airports require earlier check-in. Learning about the check-in requirements will make the boarding process easier for you.

Online Check-in Service

The Online Check-in service helps save time at airports. You can check in online between 48 hours to 60 minutes before your scheduled departure time. Subject to local government regulations, the check in time for flights to the United States (including Guam) is between 24 hours to 60 minutes before departure. At airports where the service is applicable, you can choose Self-Print Boarding Pass or use the mobile boarding pass. This provides a simple procedure that allow you to save time at airports.

KIOSK Self Check-In

A Self Check-In Kiosk enables you to quickly check-in for an international flight with your passport and then select your seat. You can also check-in other passengers who share your booking record.

We provide the "KIOSK Self Check-In" service at the International airports in Taoyuan, Songshan, Kaohsiung, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles, Incheon Seoul, Tokyo Haneda, Tokyo Narita, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Osaka, Okinawa, Frankfurt, Shenzhen and Da Nang for your choice.

Self Baggage Drop (SBD) Service

We provide you with the most convenient SBD service at the International airports in Taoyuan, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Tokyo Narita, and Fukuoka, please make use of it.

About Inter Airline Through Check-In

When your journey includes airlines having Inter Airline Through Check-In agreement with China Airlines, you can check in for all of your flights at once. If you have any problems with your check-in for connecting flights, please kindly contact airport ground staff for assistance.

China Airlines has Inter Airline Through Check-In agreement with below airlines:

American Airlines (AA), Air Canada (AC), Air France (AF), AeroMéxico (AM), Aerolíneas Argentinas (AR), Alaska Airlines (AS), Finnair (AY), ITA Airways(AZ), JetBlue Airways (B6), British Airways (BA), airBaltic (BT), Air China (CA), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), China Southern (CZ), Delta Airlines (DL), Etihad Airways (EY), Icelandair (FI), Shanghai Airlines (FM), Garuda Indonesia (GA), Hawaiian Airlines (HA), Hainan Airlines (HU), Japan Airlines (JL), Korean Air (KE), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Kenya Airways (KQ), Lufthansa (LH), Swiss International Airlines (LX), Middle East Airlines (ME), XiamenAir (MF), Malaysia Airlines (MH), China Eastern (MU), CSA Czech Airlines (OK), MIAT Mongolian Airlines (OM), Austrian Airlines (OS), Bangkok Airways (PG), Philippine Airlines (PR), Qantas Airlines (QF), Qatar Airways (QR), TAROM (RO), Scandinavian Airlines (SK), Brussels Airlines (SN), Saudia (SV), United Airlines (UA), Air Europa (UX), Vietnam Airlines (VN), Virgin Atlantic Airways (VS), WestJet (WS).

For those passengers holding one ticket contains sectors of China Airlines and other airlines with no stopover enroute, China Airlines will check and tag passengers' baggage through to the ticketed destination.

Please note passengers may need to claim and recheck baggage at transfer airport if that is required by local authority.

For details of baggage through check-in for passengers holding separate tickets, please go to Checked Baggage Information on China Airlines website.

Manual Check-In Counter

You are welcome to perform check-in with the help of our friendly staff members all over the world. To protect your rights and interests, please make sure that your baggage is checked for the correct flight and destination and that your baggage IDs are the same as those on your receipt.

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