In order to have a pleasant flight and a good experience throughout the check-in to the airplane, several steps to follow are required. Their purpose is to maintain order for a stress-free journey.
What are the check-in and boarding options?
Check-in can be done in several options, as follows:
Online – On the airline website through which you have purchased the flight ticket, you will be able to print your boarding pass, available from the place you select. This option is available for 30 days, but not less than 3 hours before the scheduled flight departure. In the case of children, online check-in must be carried out by a passenger of at least 16 years of age.
The mobile application – if the airline offers the possibility of downloading an application on the phone, check-in can be done through it. There are, however, airports that do not accept check-in on the mobile so that the boarding pass will have to be printed.
At the airport – at the airline’s desk, you will be able to check-in and get your boarding pass. Usually this option is paid to some agencies. It usually begins 2 hours before boarding and ends 40 minutes before.
Hand over luggages
Luggages check-in must usually be done 40-60 minutes before scheduled embarkation, unless there are exceptions. If you have checked online, you will have to present your luggage at the airport at least 40 minutes before your scheduled departure. In this situation, the boarding pass is usually required.
Items forbidden on the plane
To avoid keeping objects in the airplane, it’s a good idea to view the list of prohibited items, so as not to be surprised if they are confiscated. By check-in, airline companies offer a list of items forbidden in their luggage, and as a passenger, you have the responsibility to get to know and understand your list.
Tools that may endanger the aircraft or cause serious injuries: nail guns, electric or wired power tools, blade tools, screwdrivers, chisels, saws or gasoline lamps.
Pistols or firearms: revolvers, guns, hunting rifles, components of firearms, compressed air guns, arcs, crossbows, arrows, harpoons, snipers, catapults, toy weapons or weapon replicas.
Immobilization devices: paralyzing sprays, inflamed chemicals, tear gas, animal sacrificing devices, electroshock devices.
White weapons: razor blades, cutters, ice breakers, axes, scissors or knives with blades larger than 6 cm, baseball or softball balls, brooches, sticks, clubs, swords, palms or martial arts equipment.
Explosive or incendiary devices: dynamite, shotgun, fumigation bombs, fumigant cartridges, plastic explitables, ammunition, grenades, detonators, wicks, fireworks or other explosive materials.
Also, gas cylinders are forbidden to use in the camp, batteries, paint of any kind, fuel or extinguisher.
So if you follow these simple steps with the required rules, you will have a pleasant experience and a quiet flight without stress or unpleasant events.