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Check in 24 hours before you fly - online or with the British Airways app

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  • Check in from 24 hours before your flight departs at Manage My Booking.
  • Print, download or email your boarding pass.
  • If you lose or forget your boarding pass, you can print it again at a check-in kiosk at the airport.

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Check-in kiosk at London Heathrow Terminal 5.

At the airport

  • Use our airport kiosks to check in and print your boarding pass.
  • All you need is your booking reference or form of identification (e.g. credit/debit card, Executive Club card or passport).
  • If you need our help, you can also check in at a check-in desk.
  • If you're travelling from London Gatwick before 15:15, you can check in the day before.
  • If you're travelling from Edinburgh before 09:00, you can check in the day before.
More about Gatwick early check-in
More about Edinburgh early check-in

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