Flight check-in and passenger handling service are carried out in accordance with Federal Aviation Rules “General rules of passengers, baggage, cargo air carriage and requirements for handling of passengers, consigners, and consignees” by order of Ministry of Transport of Russian Federation ¹82 as of 28.06.2007.
Passenger and baggage check-in for domestic flights opens 1.5 - 2 hours and closes 40 minutes prior to departure time. Business class passengers check-in at a dedicated Check-in desk or out of turn.
Passenger and baggage check-in for international flights opens 2.5 – 3 hours prior to departure so that passengers could have enough time to pass through customs and border control. Check-in for international flights closes 40 minutes prior to departure time.
Check-in for Lufthansa and Flydubai flights is over 1 hour prior to departure time.
Passengers can also use services of the Airport’s Business Terminal, which is on the right of the passenger terminal.
Online Check-In (using the airline’s official website)
All the passengers departing form Kurumoch International Airport may use online flight check-in service which is currently offered by the following airlines: “Lufthansa”, “S7 Airlines”, “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines”, “UTair”, “Transaero”. The list of airlines can be revised by adding new airlines which prefer to offer this kind of service.
Because of this service you may check-in for your flight on the official website of preferred airline and choose the seat on board before arriving to the airport. To use this service you should have available access to the Internet and any device for printing out the boarding pass. Please take your printed boarding pass with you and arrive at the airport in advance for passing the preflight control (security, baggage check-in and other) and boarding the aircraft. The access to online check-in service is restricted; read the instructions and terms of online check-in service on the airline’s website very carefully.
Please pay your attention that check-in closes 40 minutes prior the scheduled departure time. Some airlines inform their passengers that check-in closes 15 minutes prior the aircraft departure however this information is relevant only for the airports equipped with boarding bridges.
A ticket is valid for transportation of the passenger and his/her baggage from the point of departure to the point of destination for the itinerary and service class stated on the ticket.
The ticket is valid for transportation of the passenger and his/her baggage on the date of commencement of journey and for the flight number specified.
A special-fare ticket is valid for transportation of the passenger and his/her baggage within the time established in the application rules for this fare.
Check-In of Passengers with E-Tickets
Electronic ticket, or e-ticket, is the electronic form of an air ticket replacing the conventional paper ticket. The only difference is that the information relating to the passenger’s journey (itinerary, fare, service class, amount paid, charges, etc.) is contained in the e-ticket file located in the respective carrier’s database, rather than on paper.
An e-ticket can be bought in the Internet, in travel agencies or in the carrier’s own sales offices.
The e-ticket is stored electronically; therefore it cannot be left behind, lost or stolen. A passenger’s friends or relations can book an e-ticket for him/her even from another city, and then he or she has but to come up for check-in.
An e-ticket can be paid for in any way: in cash, with a bank card, or by a bank transfer.
A Passenger Itinerary Receipt (ITR) is issued to confirm the purchase of the e-ticket; however, it is not an accountable form, and is not obligatory for presentation at check-in; only the passenger’s passport is necessary. If the e-ticket was bought on the airline’s Web site, the passenger will receive the ITR by e-mail upon payment for the ticket.
Passengers with electronic tickets are checked in just as other passengers, at the check-in counters in the airport.
A boarding pass is a document issued to the passenger at check-in at the airport of departure and providing the passenger with the information on the flight, boarding closure time, boarding gate number, seat number in the aircraft cabin, and the number of the e-ticket.
Passengers who need to account for their travel expenses should keep the removable stub of the boarding pass.
After check-in, passengers of domestic flights go through passport control and ascend upstairs for the security check.
Passengers of international flights go through the customs control, then the check-in, and after that, through the border control and the security check. Passengers with domestic animals must pass veterinary control.