Check In for Flight

We offer a range of check-in options for travellers. Make sure you have all your travel documents ready, including a valid passport, air ticket or booking confirmation and any necessary visas. Passengers are advised to arrive early to allow sufficient time for passport control and security procedures. Please contact your airline if you have any enquiries. Once you get into the terminal. You need to issue boarding pass and proceed with the procedure for checking in baggage. The place to proceed the above process is the check-in counter area.

  • Check-in can be divided into three categories: check-in for counter, self-check-in and online check-in.
    The check-in counter has a specific check-in counter according to destination and seats level etc.
    The check-in counter will also be opened three hours before departure. It has advantage in that being able to proceed both boarding pass issuance and baggage check in at a time.

  • The self check-in using kiosk can be checked in quickly without a long queue, but for passengers with luggage, there is a hassle of having to check back at the check-in counter. But it is convenient for passengers without luggage.

  • Online check-in refers to checking in online on Kuwait Airlines’ website. However, the processing procedure shall be carried out at the particular check-in counter for boarding pass issuance and baggage check-in.
    You can proceed quickly because you don’t have to wait as long as a regular check-in counter

Check-In Counters Opening & Closing Times
3 hours before actual time of departure.
All the Kuwait Airways Check in Counters will be closed 1 hour prior to the Scheduled Departure time and Departure Gate closes 20 minutes prior to the Departure and for New York Flight KU117 departing from Kuwait T4 will close 90 minutes prior to departure.

Check-In Counter Allocation

Check-In Counter No.


Counter No 3-4 Royal Class
Counter No 5-6 First Class
Counter No 7-9 Business Class
Counter No 12 – 46 Economy Class
Counter No 35 On-Line Check-in
Counter No 36-38 Early Check-in
Counter No 47-48 Special Needs Counter
Counter No 49-50 Oversize Baggage Counter
* The above check-in counter allocation plan may change depending on the situation, So please check the FIDS(Flight Information Display System) first when you arrive at the airport.

Self Check-In(CUSS)

We introduced a self-check-in system(CUSS) to improve passenger convenience by reducing counter congestion.
It is convenient for passengers without luggage to issue boarding passes using a self-check-in kiosk because they do not have to line up at the counter.
However, destinations requiring visas must use check-in counters.

The total number of CUSS installed in T4 is 16 units with 6 in the Satellite Building and 10 in the check-in counter area.

On Line Check-In

The online check-in provided by Kuwait Airlines can be carried out by clicking on the site below.

On line Check-In