American Airlines Check In

American Airlines Check In

American Airlines is the world’s fifth largest airline by miles traveled and revenue. They are headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas and have their largest hub in Dallas. They have 2 affiliates: AmericanConnection and American Eagle.

Have you booked a flight with American Airlines and now you’re ready to check in?

You’re probably simply looking for this link (opens in a new window):

Other guidelines you should be aware of when checking in on American Airlines are:

1) Be ready with your flight details including name, flight details, and if traveling internationally, passport and emergency contact info.

2) If traveling with an infant, click here (

3) You can use your phone instead of printing your boarding pass which is pretty cool (

4) In most cases, your suitcases must weigh 50 pounds or less each otherwise, you’ll be charged a penalty fee.

5) Arrive at least 90 minutes early for domestic flights (60 minutes if not checking any luggage) and 2 hours early for international flights. 3+ hours if traveling to any of these cities:

  • Aruba, Aruba (AUA)  180 minutes
  • Bermuda, Bermuda (BDA)  150 minutes
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE)  180 minutes
  • Canada (All cities)  180 minutes
  • Delhi, India (DEL)  210 minutes
  • Dublin, Ireland (DUB)  180 minutes
  • Lima, Peru (LIM)  180 minutes
  • Mexico (All cities)  180 minutes
  • Nassau, Bahamas (NAS)  180 minutes
  • Paris Charles De Gaulle, France (CDG)  180 minutes
  • Port-au-Prince, Haiti (PAP)  180 minutes
  • Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (POS)  180 minutes
  • San Pedro Sula, Honduras (SAP)  180 minutes
  • Tegucigalpa, Honduras (TGU)  180 minutes

6) Don’t bring anything with you that will cause security problems with the TSA This includes pocket knives and any object that could be perceived as weapons or a threat.

Enjoy your American Airlines flight and good luck with your check in!