Flights and airlines - Air Asia (Low Cost Carrier)

Air Asia thrives on no-frills flights to reduce cost which is passed on to passengers.

No in-flight drinks or complimentary meals. Check-in counters open 2hours before flight and closes 45min prior to departure time.

So, not to misconstrue the information, we have provided information directly from Air Asia's site. However, just to be sure, go to for more info

Web check-in

eligible for self check-in. It is also your responsibility to meet the entry requirements of the country of your destination prior to departure.

Checking in

Performing web check-in is simple, and can be done within a few steps!

Our comprehensive web check-in guide will help you to perform web check-in so that you can have a hassle-free experience at the airport. Once you’re checked in, you can then print your boarding pass so you can start skipping the long queues at the airport.

Don’t have a printer?

Don’t worry. You can select the following options during your web check-in process to receive your boarding pass that you can save and print later:

2D Barcode Email
Receive a 2D barcode on your smartphone. Just scan the barcode using one of our kiosks at the airport. Receive your boarding pass via email. You can then save a copy of your boarding pass to print later.

After checking in

If you have checked baggage, you can head over to the baggage drop counter. Please note that you may be required to get your travel documents verified.

Proceed to the security checkpoint and you’re on your way to your dream destination!

When should I check in?

The following timeframes will give you an idea of when you should check in for your flights:

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Counter check-in

Counter check-in is available for all AirAsia flights. Just go to the airport with your travel documents, check-in at our counters and obtain your boarding pass.


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Opens : 2 hours before departure
Closes : 45 minutes / 1 hour (departing klia2) before departure
Opens : 3 hours before departure
Closes : 1 hour before departure
Opens : 3 hours before departure
Closes : 1 hour before departure

Counter check-in fee

A service fee will be charged to a guest who performs a manual check-in at the airport check-in counter for domestic flights (AK flights)

Avoid the counter charges & self check-in for FREE.

Check-in deadlines may vary at different airports and for particular flights. It is your responsibility to ensure that you comply with these deadlines.

Airports have long queues due to complex security checks. We suggest that you check-in early and proceed immediately to the departure gate or you may risk being left behind in security.