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Although travelling is most often considered a fun experience, for many that day can be a little hectic; getting to the airport on time, checking in, having the proper documents. Olympic Air understands its passengers' needs and has trained its personnel so as to provide proper and clear information as well as swift and carefree services such as baggage checking-in and boarding pass issuance.

Check in counters open 2 hours before each flight, with the exception of the airport in Athens, where the check in counters open 24 hours prior to each flight.

The check-in process is available no later than: 30** minutes before schedule departure time.

Passengers who have not checked in within the above time frames, will not be permitted to board the aircraft and their seats will be at the company's disposal.

For check-in on code share flights (flights in collaboration with other airline companies), please visit the ground check-in counters of each airline.

Boarding Procedure / Boarding deadline 

Upon receiving your boarding pass, you should proceed to the boarding gate* no later than 30** minutes before the flight’s scheduled departure time as the boarding procedure must be completed 15 minutes prior to departure. If you have not completed the boarding procedure within the above time frame, you will not be permitted to board the aircraft and your seat will be at the company's disposal.

Please be advised that you will be asked to present your id or passport, along with your boarding pass at the gate.

Hand luggage or additional bags that exceed the weight allowance will be delivered to Ground staff as baggage. Please check the table ‘Hand luggage and essentials’ for detailed information on the number and weight of bags you are permitted to carry.

*Always check the airport flight information monitors, as the boarding gate can change.

** 40 minutes before the flight’s scheduled departure time from Istanbul.

Heathrow Airport sets new time limits at Security control points.

  • Business Class passengers need to enter security, at least 20 minutes prior to scheduled time of departure.
  • Economy Class passengers need to enter security, at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled time of departure.