Check in at Ticket Counter:
All travelers must check in at the airport ticket counter with a PenAir Customer Service Agent.  Please be aware of all check-in cut off times to ensure you make your scheduled departure.

Confirmation Codes:
Know Your Confirmation Code!  Have your  Confirmation Code handy to save time when you need to view or change your reservation online, over the phone, or at an airport ticket counter.

When to Arrive at the Airport and Gate:

Arrival times will be depend on the airport you are departing from. View the Airport Check In page for specific information on your departing.

Travel Documents
PenAir requires each customer appearing to be over 18 years of age to present valid identification at the ticket counter or departure gate with a Customer Service Agent.  Children under the age of 18 do not need photo ID while traveling domestically.  See our Travel Documents page for more information.

Unaccompanied Minors:
PenAir offers unaccompanied minor service on all of our flights.   Within Alaska this service includes controlled custody release and supervised connecting flight transfers.  On the East Coast, unaccompanied minor service is limited to point-to-point travel only (transfers to other airlines is not accepted) with an adult meeting them at the destination city for custody transfer.  Age and transfer requirements vary, so please contact PenAir Customer Assistance/Reservations for more information or view the unaccompanied minors page of this website.   

Please call the PenAir Customer Assistance / Reservations Center to ensure the flight you are traveling on will accept pets and book your travel. The online reservation system should not be used if traveling with a pet or service animal. See our Pets page for more information.

Know the Baggage Rules
Our baggage rules and fees apply only when traveling on flights operated by PenAir. If your travel includes one of our airline partners or another airline you are traveling downline on, you may be subject to additional checked baggage restrictions or charges. Please see our Baggage Info section for complete baggage guidelines.

Carry-on Baggage:
Each ticketed passenger is allowed one piece of carry-on baggage plus one personal item such as a purse, brief case or laptop computer. Unders seat space is limited to a small carry on item not to exceed 16"L x 16"W x 9"H. Baggage not meeting these specifications must be transported as checked baggage.

Checked Baggage:
Each ticketed passenger is allowed two pieces of checked baggage.  Each piece of checked baggage must weigh 50 pounds (23kg) or less and not exceed a maximum total linear dimension (length + width +  height) of 62 inches (158 cm).  View our Bag Fees page for more information regarding carry-on and checked baggage fees, rules, prohibited items, firearms, sporting equipment, and  more.

Keep Valuables in Your Carry-On Baggage
Travelers should keep control of valuable or necessary items such as prescription medications, passports, cash, jewelry, cameras, business papers, film and other valuables and transport in your carry-on luggage.

Label All Baggage (checked and carry-on)
In case of separation between you and your bag(s), having a properly labeled bag(s) will assist in reuniting with your bag(s). Travelers should provide a clearly printed baggage tag on the outside of each piece of luggage.  A label on the inside is also recommended. Tags should include name, address, permanent phone number and a phone number at the destination. Tags for the outside of your bags are available at the airport ticket counter.

Holiday  & Peak Travel
Please note that during the holidays and peak travel volumes at various airports can be high, please allow extra time to arrive and check-in at your airport.  Be sure to make reservations well in advance of travel, and to make pet travel arrangements well in advance.