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bmibaby Check-in

Check-in desks open two hours before the scheduled departure of your flight, and it’s recommended that you allow the full two hours for checking in. Check-in desks close 40 minutes before the scheduled departure time for all international flights and 30 minutes before departure for domestic flights and trips to Ireland.

Online check-in is available for passengers traveling with hand luggage only. Passengers cannot check in online if traveling with luggage or infants. Check in from 24 hours until four hours before the scheduled flight departure. If checking in online, arrive at the boarding gate 40 minutes before the flight departs with your boarding pass.

bmibaby baggage allowance

Carry-on: One item not exceeding dimensions of 22in x 16in x 8in is permitted, with no maximum weight, but passengers must be able to lift the bag into the overhead locker.

Checked: There is a fee for all checked bags. If reserved at time of booking, or online before traveling, each bag is charged £12.99 per one-way flight. If booked at the airport or at the customer call center, the charge is £12 per bag per one-way flight. There is a maximum allowance of five bags per passenger per flight, the total weight of all not exceeding 40lbs.

Excess: £9 ($10) per kg.

bmibaby legroom

Seat pitch: 29-33 inches.

Pre-arranged seating

You can reserve your seat while you are booking online for a small fee of £4.50, at the call center for £10, or you will be allocated a seat at check-in. Seats with extra legroom can be booked for £8.50 online, or £15 through the call center.

Passenger change details

Flight and/or route changes can be made online, at the customer call center or at the airport for the return (inbound) leg only. The change fee varies. Changes made online are charged £30 per passenger per flight plus any difference in the cost of a new flight. Changes made by phone are charged £50 plus any difference in cost.

Name changes can only be made by calling the customer service number and incur a fee of £40, plus any difference in the cost of the flight from time of booking to the time of the change.

Child fares

Infants under the age of two travel free of charge on an adult’s lap.

Senior fares



No information available.

In-flight service

A selection of snacks and drinks are available for purchase.

Air miles

bmibaby’s frequent flier program is the Diamond Club. It offers benefits including free flights on bmi, Star Alliance and other airline partners, free hotel and car rentals, exclusive lounge access and discounted rates with Diamond Club partners in areas such as airport parking and travel insurance.

In-flight magazine

bmibaby’s in-flight magazine, yeah baby, is available on every flight.

Airline alliances


Airline overview

bmi’s low-cost baby flies to popular European destinations and operates from four bases in Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands and Manchester.

This information is subject to change. Please confirm all fees and details with your airline before booking.

bmibaby was last modified: May 2nd, 2017 by Melisse Hinkle
Author: Melisse Hinkle (385 posts)

A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has traveled throughout North America, biked through rice paddies in Bali, seen the Northern Lights in Iceland, walked alongside llamas in Machu Picchu and made her way around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Head of Content and Social Media for North America at Cheapflights.