At the airport

Check-in for flights operated by LOT Polish Airlines (flight numbers LO001-3999*) is open:

  • 2 hours before scheduled departure time at Polish airports (except Warsaw) and other short haul airports in Europe, Middle East and North Africa; 
  • 3 hours before scheduled departure time in case of flights from USA, Canada, China and other long haul destinations;
  • 23 hours before scheduled departure time for flights departing from Warsaw to any LOT Polish Airlines destination,as well as from the below mentioned airports: Stockholm (ARN), Copenhagen (CPH), Dusseldorf (DUS), Hanover (HAJ), Munich (MUC), Frankfurt (FRA), Zurich (ZRH), Geneva (GVA), Vienna (VIE).

The check-in closure deadline must be always taken into account as well the possibility of extended time for security control.

Check-in closing time:

30 min before scheduled departure time

  • for domestic, European, Middle East, North African flights
  • for LOT Business Class passengers departing from Terminal 1 London Heathrow Airport

45 min before scheduled departure time

  • for flights departing Tel Aviv
  • for LOT Economy Class passengers departing from Terminal 1 London Heathrow Airport
  • for all LOT passengers regardless of class compartment departing from Terminal 2 London Heathrow Airport

1 hour before scheduled departure time

  • for flights to/from USA, Canada, China and other long haul destinations

The purpose of check-in deadlines is to guarantee that flights can depart on time. Before this deadline passenger must be in possession of boarding pass, even if  he/she has already checked-in online or by mobile phone or SMS, and  must have checked in his/her baggage.

Having in mind possible infrastructure’s difficulties at some airports, please consider extended waiting time for security control.

Passengers with reduced mobility using mobility equipment are kindly requested to consider extended time at the airport required to proceed the security control by both passengers and equipment.

We encourage you to check-in online from some airports 23 hours prior to departure:

CHECK-IN

*If you hold a LOT Polish Airlines ticket for flight operated by one of our partners (flight numbers LO 4000-6999),  please contact the operating carrier in order to receive the detailed information regarding check-in opening and closing times.