Traveling just got easier

Now you can also benefit from our online check-in service

Check-in en línea

We want you to enjoy the convenience that comes from checking in at home or the office.  Therefore, we are offering this new option to our passengers in Latin America and the Caribbean*, who can now enjoy several benefits that will make their travel experience faster and easier.

If you are traveling to or within the United States, or if you are returning to your country of origin, now you can check in online and print your boarding pass between 90 minutes and 24 hours before flight departure.

These are some of the benefits you will enjoy with this new service:

  • Comfort and convenience – you can check in from wherever you are.
  • Seat selection – choose your seats or change the ones you already have for others you prefer before traveling.
  • Extra time for you – less lines and minor waiting times at airports.

Your check-in, step by step

Watch the video to learn more about how to check-in at


The process is very easy, as you can see in the video. Once you are ready to check-in online, follow these instructions:


Paso 1

Visit between 90 minutes and 24 hours before your flight and access your ticketed reservation from the Home page. Under the "My Trips/Check-In" tab enter the passenger's name, last name and record locator and click the Go button.

Paso 2

Verify your itinerary and select the passenger(s) that will be checking in.

Paso 3

Select or change your seats according to  your preference. You can also choose a Main Cabin Extra seat and enjoy 4 -6 inches (10 - 15 cm) of extra legroom. To learn more about this option, visit

Paso 4

Enter the information that is required to complete the online check-in process: AAdvantage number, if available; country of residence as well as the address and name of the hotel where you will be staying in the United States, and your passport information. Then, click "Send".

Paso 5

Once the information has been correctly entered, you can continue with your online check-in by clicking 'Check-in'.

Paso 6

You must indicate if you are traveling with a lap infant. If that´s the case, other travel requirements will apply. Otherwise, verify your information and confirm your check-in. Then, click "Continue".

Paso 7

You're all set! A message will let you know that your online check-in was successfully completed.

Paso 8

Then, just choose how you want to receive your boarding pass: you can print it right away or receive it via email.

Check-in now


Pasaporte y documentos

Important note:The documents required to enter the United States will be checked at the gate at the time you are boarding your flight, paying special attention to those passengers who have a mobile boarding pass or a boarding pass that has been printed in regular paper.

Since these documents vary by country, the passenger needs to contact the appropriate embassy or consulate to get the most recent updates on travel requirements.

Personalice su viaje

You decide how to travel

Make the very most of your travel experience customizing your trip** with several options that will enhance the process from the time you arrive at the airport to the time you get to your final destination.

Any questions about the online check-in process? Check our 'Frequently Asked Questions'.

*The online check-in service is valid for passengers traveling on American Airlines to the United States or to his/her country of origin, with passports issued in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Mexico, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Turks and Caicos and Dominica.

**Available in some flights.