Check-in at the airport

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Vienna International Airport


  • check-in with and without luggage
  • select your preferred seat
  • our Check-in machines offer flexibility with rebookings and waitlists. Select adjacent seats for up to 3 passengers travelling together

All you need for Check-in is an etix® (electronic ticket) and a card with magnetic strip (credit card) or your 6-character booking code for identification purposes.

Travelling with luggage: Simply hand your baggage in at our "bag drop" counters in Terminal 3 (drop off Zones for Business and Economy Class at Vienna Airport). If you depart from a different airport, walk directly to the Austrian check-in marked with "drop off" or an Austrian Business Class check-in counter to collect your boarding pass or drop your luggage.

Counter Check-in

We've set aside a dedicated check-in zone for our Business Class guests to ensure that check-in is especially fast and convenient. Our Economy Class guests may use our counters for baggage drop-off. The boardingpass can be collected at the Check-in machines.Our ground staff will be pleased to answer any questions regarding your journey. Austrian recommands to use the Web Check-in tool in order to save valuable time at the airport. Please observe the check-in deadlines.

Late Night Check-in Austria

is available from 24 hrs prior to departure. Please observe the opening hours for baggage drop-off at following airports:

  • Vienna:           14:00 - 16:00 / 20:00 - 22:00
  • Graz:                19:00 - 21:00
  • Linz:                  20:00 - 22:00 (for Charter flights only)
  • Klagenfurt:    18:30 - 20:45
  • Salzburg:        19:30 - 21:00
  • Innsbruck:
    Scheduled flights Sun-Thu: 05:00 - 10:00 / 13:00 - 18:00
                             Fri-Sat: no late night Check-in possible
    Charter flights: no late night Check-in possible

Priority Check-in Zone

 You'll find our dedicated Senator Check-in Zone, which is also open to HON Circle Members and Star Alliance Gold Card Holders. Enjoy our exclusive service prior to take-off. 

Special Assistance Counter

All passengers with reduced mobility may use this counter.