Advance Check-in Service at Ben-Gurion Airport – Special for the Summer Season

For your convenience, Advance Check-in Service at Ben-Gurion Airport – early check-in service for flights out of Israel, including baggage drop


The service enables you to perform advance check-in for your flight including checking in suitcases and receiving boarding cards up to 24 hours before your flight. The service saves time at the airport and allows you to arrive an hour and a half before departure instead of the usual 4 hours.
Skip the queues and come straight to the security stand in the Buy and Bye Hall.
Passengers should be at the departure gate 55 minutes before flight departure.

The service is especially suitable for families flying EL AL. One adult family member can come to the airport with the passports of all family members who are flying and complete the check-in procedure for the entire family. 

The service is free!

Only holders of Israeli passports are eligible for this service.

Details of the service:

  • Available Sunday – Thursday 10am – 12:30pm for flights departing within 24 hours, until 12 noon
  • Friday: 10am – 12:30pm – for flights departing from Saturday night until 10am on Sunday.
  • The security check is completed adjacent to the EL AL check-in counters (sector C, Terminal 3) and the flight check-in is at EL AL counters 74-75.
  • The service is being offered July 1 – August 30, 2014.
  • Available for EL AL flights departing from Terminal 3 and not applicable for UP flights