Check-in and Web Check-in
How does the MMS Check-in work?
Note: Our MMS Check-in is exclusively available to topbonus Status card holders. With this service you receive your boarding pass by MMS in the form of a barcode, which you can have scanned in directly from the display on your mobile phone when you arrive at the departure gate. *

The new, paperless check-in facility by mobile. No more waiting at the check-in desk. The airberlin MMS Check-in is an easy and quick way to manage your entire check-in procedure by mobile. All you need is an MMS-capable mobile. As soon as your flight is available for online check-in (for advance bookings this will be approx. 30 hours before the scheduled departure, for last-minute bookings this will be approx. 3 hours before departure) we will automatically send you an SMS asking you whether you would like to check in by mobile phone. This invitation will be sent to you for each leg of your journey. You can pre-check in by replying to the text message with the relevant flight number. We will take your individual preferences – window, aisle seat or sitting together – into account, subject to availability. You will need to text us with the reply at least one hour before the scheduled departure time. We will send your boarding pass in the form of a barcode directly to your mobile using the MMS facility. In addition to the barcode, the MMS also contains important passenger information in text form, such as passenger name, flight number etc. Please show this MMS along with your passport or ID document to security control when requested to do so. This barcode will then allow you to go directly to the departure gate, where the code will be scanned from the display on your mobile. You can still check in your baggage at the check-in desk.

During the booking process (booking step 4 / Entering invoice data) the services available for the relevant flight will be shown in the "e-Services" column.

* Please make sure that your mobile phone is MMS-capable. Given the wide range of terminals, we regret that we cannot guarantee that the MMS Check-in facility will work in any individual case. The MMS Check-in service is available in Germany and Austria for the german and austrian mobile phone network. Please note that you will be charged for the reply SMS and for recieving an MMS in foreign countries by your mobile phone provider.
Each mobile number can be accepted only once. Please use a different mobile number for each customer regarding this e-Service.

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