All British Airways, OpenSkies and Iberia flights arrive at and depart from Orly Terminal West.
You must meet the following times, or you will not be allowed to travel:
The quickest way to check in is online, 24 hours before your flight departs:
When you need to check in at the airport on the day of departure:
Check-in desks open at 05:00. They close 45 minutes before British Airways and Iberia flights depart, and 50 minutes before OpenSkies flights depart.
If you have baggage to check in, drop it at a Bag Drop desk. Desks open 2 hours before the flight departure time but not before the earliest opening time of 05:00.
If you are travelling with hand baggage only and have already checked in, you can go straight through security to the gate. If your hand baggage exceeds your allowance, you may need to check it in and charges may apply.
You must enter airport security at least 40 minutes before your flight departs.
Fast Track Security is available to:
If you're travelling in Business Plus and Business on Iberia, are an Iberia Plus Platinum or Gold Member, or an Emerald or Sapphire oneworld member, you can use the Iberia VIP Lounge, located in Hall 1, before passport control. It is open daily 06:00 to 21:00.
Designed by young, talented and renowned French architect Nelson Wilmotte, this lounge reflects the boutique style and elegance of OpenSkies, with dedicated areas to work, unwind and relax.
It has furnishings from Morgan with fabrics from Kvadrat, Europe’s leading manufacturer of design textiles, as well as stylish designer features, such as lighting from Danish family company Gubi.
The lounge is located in Orly West, conveniently accessible right after the Hall 3 security checks and just a few steps from the boarding gates. It is open daily from 06:30 to 20:00 and available to:
You need to be at the gate no later than 30 minutes before the flight departs. If we have your contact details, we will try to contact you when it is about to close but we can't delay the aircraft's departure to wait for late passengers.
You will notice a ‘Group’ number on your boarding pass which shows your boarding priority. Please be ready to board the aircraft when your group is called.
If you want to take advantage of pre-boarding or priority boarding, please arrive at the gate early.
Pre-boarding is available to:
Priority boarding is available to:
If you arrive after your priority group has been called, you can use the priority lane to board at your leisure.
Find out everything you need to know about flight connections with British Airways, including travelling between London airports.
If you're travelling with British Airways and need additional help for your journey, e.g. for getting through the airport, boarding the aircraft, or reaching your onward travel connections, please let us know at least 48 hours before you travel at Manage My Booking and we can arrange this for you with Paris Orly airport.
If you’re travelling with our subsidiary OpenSkies between Paris and New York, please contact OpenSkies directly for your requirements.
Once you have disembarked from the aircraft and are in the terminal building you will need to pass through passport control.
After passport control, follow the signs for 'Arrivals/Arrivees' and look for your flight on the information screens to see which carousel your bags will arrive on.
Once you have your baggage, you will pass through customs.
You can find more information on Douane.