More Internet Check-In locations

Old Apr 2, 04, 1:09 am
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More airports have been added to the Internet Check-In

I discovered it when flying back from MAD: here you can use your printed boarding pass!
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Old Apr 2, 04, 4:39 am
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These are the airports where Internet check-in is available:

Aberdeen
Amsterdam
Athens
Barcelone
Bergen
Berlin Tegel Airport
Birmingham
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport
Bonaire Flamingo International
Bremen
Brussels
Bristol
Cardiff
Cologne
Copenhagen
Curacao Aeropuerto Hato
Dusseldorf
Edinborough
Eindhoven
Frankfurt
Glasgow
Gothenburg
Hamburg
Hannover
Humberside
Kristiansand
Leeds Bradford
Lisbon
London City Airport
London Heathrow
Lyon
Maastricht
Madrid
Manchester
Milan Linate Airport
Milan Malpensa Airport
Munich
Nice
Norwich
Nuremberg
Oslo
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Rome Fiumicino Airport
Rotterdam
Sandefjord
Stavanger
St Maarten Princ. Juliana Airport
Stockholm – Arlanda Airport
Stuttgart
Tees Side
Thessaloniki Makedonia Airport
Toulouse
Trondheim
Turin
Vienna
Zurich
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Old Apr 2, 04, 4:46 am
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They have Teeside on there (which looks like a large porta cabin the last time i was there) But no Newcastle
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Old Apr 3, 04, 5:31 am
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Interesting how Teesside is on there but Newcastle isn't when it's a much larger airport!
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Old Apr 3, 04, 5:35 am
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Actually it is, I just checked.
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Old Apr 3, 04, 5:49 am
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Too be honest with you there is no point in doing Internet checkin unless you are flyimg with no check-in luggage as you still have to get in the que to check in the luggage!!
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Old Apr 3, 04, 6:38 am
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Fortunately when I go to Europe (and this time when going to Canada) I don't take any luggage, only hand luggage - so all in all not bad
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Old Apr 3, 04, 6:58 am
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Actually I think internet check-in is useful even when you have luggage to be checked. At AMS I have never had to wait in line to check luggage at the self-service check-in desks and I like to check-in early on-line, especially when flying economy, so that I can always be sure to be my favorite exit row seat. You can check-in up to 30 hrs. ahead of time and I have always been able to get exactly the exit row seating I wanted that far in advance of departure. At CDG there is no specific luggage check-in desk for people who already have their boarding cards but, even if I wasn't a PE, you can use the business class check-in desk in such cases, which might be nice for someone without status.
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Old Apr 3, 04, 1:16 pm
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AMS has dedicated luggage drop-off desks, at which the number of staff usually vastly outnumbers the number of passengers.

Designating the C class check-in counters at other airports as drop-off points is nice for those who have checked in onlíne, but it does increase the number of pax entitled to use these desks.

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Old Jun 22, 04, 5:25 pm
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Hmm, is Paris CDG the first airport where Internet check-in has been discontinued? I couldn't find it under any heading on a number of KLM country sites.
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Old Jun 23, 04, 12:56 am
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I agree that it is useful even with bags, as you can find the best seat available to suit your taste.
I also prefer to pick up a regular boarding pass instead of an A4 printout, it fits in my top pocket much better
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Old Jun 23, 04, 4:02 am
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Hmm, is Paris CDG the first airport where Internet check-in has been discontinued?
That would be a pity. Given the tendecy of CDG roofs to cave-in, one shouldn't spend more time in the terminals than absolutely necessary.

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Old Jun 23, 04, 5:47 am
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No c-class counters at Humberside and ONLY two desks! So sometimes I have to wait because I'm as far as second in line. Unacceptable as a GE. I'm sending letters to the FD Desk

What helps I suppose is that the tickets correctly state that someone should check in 1.5-2 hours in advance, when check-in hasn't actually opened yet
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Old Jun 23, 04, 6:00 am
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So sometimes I have to wait because I'm as far as second in line. Unacceptable as a GE. I'm sending letters to the FD Desk
Somewhat off topic, but I noticed that at the new T2 transfer desk at AMS elites have to stand in the same line as everybody else. Well, you don't have to stand in line, you take a number and wait your turn, but there appears to be no system to give elites priority.

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Old Jun 23, 04, 8:35 am
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Sloppy, as many things are. FD programme just does not seem that well integrated into KLM.
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