What Do You Need To Know About Delta Air Lines Web Check-in Status?

(Last Updated On: December 6, 2017)

When it comes to Delta web check-in options, the carrier offers a number of options regarding that for the ease and comfort of the respective passengers.

Here we are discussing different option available under the airline so that you can choose the most suitable one for you.

Online Check-in (Through Delta Air Lines Website):

You can easily pick the online check-in option for booking your air tickets. All you need is the few documents like a SkyMiles number and PIN, a confirmation number, ticket number or the credit card number in order to pay.

In the end, you will get the boarding pass which provides access through airport security checkpoints and allows you to board the plane. The next option is the seat request card which allows you to be placed on a standby list in case, the seat is not available. Connection information document also provides access through airport security checkpoints but it also places you on the standby list.

If you are traveling outside of the United States, you will have your passport credentials checked by a Delta agent prior to boarding.

AVAILABILITY:

Passengers can easily avail the option of online check-in after eTickets are issued by any travel agency or online agency for domestic or international flight.

This option lets you check-in at a time within the time frame as follow:

  • For a domestic flight: 30 minutes before
  • For an international flight: 60 minutes before

You are eligible to check-in online; in case you have first flight is operated by Delta Airlines if you have connecting flights.

In case of codeshare partner, you cannot check in online for a flight.

Self-Service Kiosk (At the Airport):

The self-service Kiosk is a fast and easy option when it comes to check-in options of Delta Air Lines. As Kiosks are available for both domestic and international flights, it becomes totally an appropriate option to use.

delta Self-Service Kiosk

This option is available for both domestic and international flights. You have to check-in 24 hours prior to departure time. With this option, you can check-in only one time for a round trip or two flights (if the return or next flight is within 24 hours of your check-in).

You can pick your itinerary by using the following options:
  • Through your credit card, passport or SkyMiles card
  • By scanning the barcode on your printed itinerary
  • By typing your confirmation, ticket or SkyMiles number

Through the Kiosk Check-in option, more than one passenger can check-in at the airport if all are booked on the same reservation.

Mobile Check-in (Through Fly Delta app or on Delta Mobile Web):

Through the Fly Delta app for smartphones and iPad, passengers can easily book tickets for both domestic and international flights. During the check-in process you can do the following stuff:

  • You can view, change and upgrade your seat i.e. can regulate Delta seat selection.
  • You can pay your Delta check-in baggage
  • You can add extra trips.
  • You can avail your eBoarding Pass. (If available).

delta Mobile Check-in

IN CASE YOU DO NOT HAVE THE APP:

If you do not have the app in your mobile, you can still check-in through your smartphone by visiting the Delta Mobile Web but this option is available only for domestic flights and that also without the eBoarding Pass option.

Curbside Check-in (At the Airport):

It is also one of the convenient options available for check-in. This is because you get the same service as you would get while checking in at the ticket counter (if you do not carry your bags at the airport).

Curbside Check-in

This service is available in more than 100 airports in the US where you can check-in at the curb. The process initiates with the identification of the passenger, for which you need to show your photo ID and confirmation number or eTicket number. You have to hand your checked bags to the Skycap and there is no fee attached to this process.

Counter Check-in: (At the Airport)

The last but not the least option available for check-in is the counter check-in at the airport. You can check-in at the counter from 30 minutes to 4 hours before the scheduled departure time and receive a printed boarding pass.

Counter Check-in

Queries:

When do I need to arrive at the airport for my Delta Air Lines flight?

S.No.CATEGORIESRULES/ REGULATIONS

1

Suggested arrival time
·         2 hours before scheduled departure time for US domestic flights

·         3 hours before scheduled departure time for international flights to and from the US

2

Minimum required check-in time (carry-on baggage)
·         30 minutes before scheduled departure time for US domestic flights

·         60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to and from the US

3

Minimum required check-in time (checked baggage)
·         30 minutes before scheduled departure time for US domestic flights

·         60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to and from the US

Is Online Check-In option available if I buy the tickets from a travel agent?

YES, eTickets issued can be used if I buy the tickets from a travel agent.

What to do in case one has connecting flights?

In case you have connecting flights, you will receive a separate boarding document for each of your flights when you check-in.

What is the procedure of check-in if you have baggage to check?

Checking in online is the best option in case you have baggage with you. This option will let you check and pay for excess baggage all at the same time. All you need to do is to drop your bags at any curbside check-in or baggage drop location. Talking about the baggage check-in requirements, it varies from airport to airport.

What is the procedure upon arriving at the airport?

It includes two conditions:

If you have bags to check: You can proceed directly to Security with your boarding document and photo ID. After that, you have to reach the departure gate where you have to wait till boarding. Baggage check-in time requirements vary by airport.

If you are not carrying any baggage: In such a condition, you can directly reach the departure gate for your boarding without entering into security and all.

What is the procedure if my boarding pass has not been printed?

There is no need to worry as you can print one at an airport kiosk or take the help of the Delta Air Lines representative at the airport.

What is the procedure of check-in in case of Delta Codeshare Partner?

In case, you are traveling as a Delta customer on one of our codeshare partners, then you will need to check-in with that airline carrier.

What should I do if I forgot to print my boarding pass after I checked in on Delta.Com?

You can start Online Check-in again to print your boarding pass or print one at an airport kiosk.  With the help of Fly Delta app, you can pass the security with the help of boarding pass and photo ID.

When do I need to be at the gate if I am using the online check-in?

You need to arrive at the boarding gate at least 15 minutes before your departure time (in case of domestic flight) and 45 minutes (if you are traveling on an international flight). The baggage check-in time requirements always vary from airport to airport.

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