Reply To: Rule disallowing passengers to check-in more than 3 hour before a flight?

Back to Forum


Doesn’t look like it is an airport rule. The SQ website shows that check in for SQ 827 opens only 2:05 prior to departure in winter and 2:20 in summer. For other flights it is 3 hours:-

As others have pointed out, this may have to do with SQ having contracted ground handling out to a local company. Typically, such third party operators have no commercial incentive to make exceptions. Having said that, if you need to check in earlier than 3 hours on a regular basis, it may be a good idea to speak to whoever is in-charge of SQ flight handling at PVG (preferably if they are an SQ employee) and make a request. Here’s the address and contact details:-

Airport Office
Telephone 86-21-68339991/92/93/94
Fax 86-21-68339995
Operating Hours
Daily 0600 hours to 0030 hours
Room 2-B7-504, Terminal 2, Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai 201202, China

You can never know unless you ask…

Be up-to-date
Magazine Subscription

To see our latest subscription offers for Business Traveller editions worldwide, click on the Subscribe & Save link below