Southwest Airlines Flight Check-In FAQ's
1. What is the fastest way to check in on Southwest? +
Southwest airlines allow 24 hours prior to departure to check-in online on website and mobile app, in website hit “Check In.” button link, The website or app may ask you how you want to receive your boarding pass — email, text, or print — so have a plan to quickly make a selection and finalize your check in.
2. How to select a good seat beforehand? +
In the case of the online web check-in, you can get a chance to select your best possible seat. Try to complete the process 24 hours prior to departure. You have the option to buy Early Bird check-in or even upgrade your ticket.