What is the flight ticket PNR number?

PNR is the contraction for Passenger Name Record. The Airlines provide a six-digit alphanumeric code to the passengers after booking a flight known as PNR. It is helpful in tracking the flight status, Rescheduling the flight, purchasing extra baggage, reprinting a lost flight ticket, printing the boarding pass in the self-help kiosks at the airport, etc. Overall it is an electronic record of the passenger details. 

How can I check my flight ticket with the PNR number? 

It is straightforward to check your flight details using the PNR number. You can do it two ways:

  • Online through the website.
  • By calling a representative.

Let's quickly glance both ways for a better idea.

Online through the website:

You can check the ticket PNR number online to know the time to reach the airport to board the flight. Checking your flight/itinerary details online is convenient as you can do it anywhere in the shortest possible time by replicating the steps described below.

  • Open the official website of your airline.
  • Click the Flight Status option from several in the Menu Bar at the top.
  • Select the PNR option and enter your six digits PNR number and click the search option.
  • You will get to see all the details of your flight.

By calling a representative:

You also have the option to check your flight ticket PNR number if your flight is getting delayed due to deteriorating weather conditions or other reasons by calling the customer service representative of your airline in the manner stated below.

  1. Dial the airline customer care number available on the Contact Us page of their website and select your preferred language to proceed.
  2. Listen to the automated voicemail commands to choose the best suitable option for you, or speak to a representative by pressing the related key.
  3. They will forward your call to a representative, and you can share your PNR number with them to get the required details.

When can I check the PNR status?

The PNR number of your flight is the most crucial to accumulate all the information about your flight at your fingertips. You can check the Airline PNR status of your flight for the reasons listed below.

  • To track your flight if it is getting delayed due to bad weather.
  • To check if your flight is not canceled or changed due to operational reasons like a problem in the aircraft or insufficient staff. 
  • To check the departure time of your flight so that you can reach the airport before time to board the flight.
  • To check the Services you have added to your flight after booking.