Flight Check-in Times

It is important for you to check-in within the required time to ensure our flights depart on time and gets you to your destination without delay.

For normal check-in at the airport please note the following:

International departure

Please check-in 3 hours before your flight departure time.

Domestic departure

Please check-in 2 hours before your flight departure time.

Online Check-In

Report 90 minutes before Time of Departure if traveling with Baggage to check-in. If you are only traveling with cabin carry-on luggage please arrive at least 60 minutes at the airport for documentation verification.

Check-in counters close 45 minutes before departure for both domestic and international. You may be denied boarding if you fail to check-in before flight closure times.

During peak travel periods and holidays the airports are more busier. We request you allow ample time for check-in.

You can use our online check-in facility in advance from the comfort of your home and save time at the airport. Online check-in is available from 24 hours up to 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time. NB: The Online Check-in service is not available to traveling passengers on Air Niugini flights originating from Australia and Japan.

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Boarding time is 30 minutes before your flight departure time.