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Self-Service Check-In Check-In Times

We encourage passengers to check-in online within 24-hours of their flight departure time. If not using self-service check-in, please go to the Cape Air counter, where our agents will assist with your reservation, check your bags, and collect your weight. 


Am I eligible to check-in online?

  • Most customers on domestic flights with electronic tickets may check-in online – including TravelPass customers.
  • Most customers on international flights departing from San Juan with electronic tickets may check-in online.
  • Customers departing from Tortola, Nevis or Virgin Gorda may not check-in online due to international security and passport verification requirements.
  • Customers departing from New York/JFK may not check-in online as these flights operate in conjunction with JetBlue Airways.
  • Customers who are unaccompanied minors may not check-in online.
  • Customer with paper tickets (our older commuter vouchers) may not check-in online.

 If you are checking bags:

  • Due to increased screening and TSA requirements, if you are departing from Boston, Billings, Chicago, Lebanon, Nashville, San Juan, St. Louis, St. Thomas, or St. Croix, please be at the ticket counter at least 60 minutes before departure.
  • If you are departing from all other cities, please be at the ticket counter at least 45 minutes before departure time.
  • Our agents at our ticket counters will also collect passenger weights at this time.

 If you are not checking bags:

  • If departing from Boston, Billings, Chicago, St. Louis, Nashville, San Juan, St. Thomas, or St. Croix, you may use your online boarding pass to go directly to the TSA screening checkpoint and go to the Cape Air gate. You must recheck with a Cape Air agent 30 minutes before departure time at the gate, as we must collect passenger weights, weigh your carry on baggage and complete check-in at the gate.
  • If departing from all other cities, you must recheck with a Cape Air agent 30 minutes before departure time at the airport ticket counter, as we must collect passenger weights, weigh your carry on baggage and complete check-in requirements.


Online check-in perks:

  • You may change your own flight in the online check-in process to an earlier flight on the same day of travel if one is available at the same fare as your original ticket.
  • Customers departing from our hub cities can skip the ticket counter line and go right to the gate if not checking bags.
  • If you are connecting onward to another flight with American, Delta, JetBlue, or United Airlines, we can provide your connecting flight boarding pass.
  • If you have a TSA Known traveler number, you may enter this yourself if not previously entered.

Travel Destinations

Cape Cod & the Islands

Cape Cod was where it all started for Cape Air, and we still have our roots planted in Hyannis with our corporate headquarters. We're proud to serve the beautiful Cape & Islands year-round.


Our wings cover the best of the Northeast, with daily, year-round flights from our hub in Boston to VT, NH, ME and NY.


Our hubs at St. Louis, Chicago - O'Hare and Nashville serve Michigan, Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky.


If time is money, save both. Our fast flights across Eastern Montana from our hub in Billings will get you to your destination in a fraction of the time it takes to drive. Later Lonesome Road!


With up to 100 flights a day in Puerto Rico, the USVI, West Indies, and the BVI, you have the flexibility to fly when you want to, and easily connect with major carriers.


Our "first flight of the day" is always from our hub in Guam. Operating as United Express, we serve the islands of Guam, Rota and Saipan. To book Micronesia flights, visit

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