Choose your Favorite Seat up to 1 year in advance
Since 26 November 2013, you have had the option of choosing your preferred seat category for your Austrian Airlines flight taking off from 15 January 2014 onwards. As a redticket holder you can now reserve your preferred seating category up to 1 year in advance.
Whether you want to enjoy the view from a window seat, have the flexibility of an aisle seat or just simply have your whole family together you can select your desired seats directly while booking your ticket.
What is a redticket?
redticket is the term for our lowest priced tickets in Economy Class available in the booking classes W, S, T, E, L and K. It symbolizes the respective best price offer.
How to book a Favorite Seat?
Starting mid-December 2013: Just simply choose a seating category (window, aisle or middle seat) online by using a displayed seat map during the booking process on austrian.com and purchase the reservation with your credit card. You can even book your Favorite Seat later up to 48 hours before departure online under My Bookings or simply call Austrian. Favorite Seat is also available in selected travel agencies worldwide.
Favorite Seat is available on all Austrian Airlines operated flights for passengers holding an Austrian Airlines flight document.
Reservation fees per seat and flight direction:
| Short haul flights within Europe:
|| 10 EUR |
| Medium haul flights:
|| 10 EUR|
| Long haul flights:
|| 25 EUR|
Austrian Business Class passengers and passengers holding an Economy Flexible and Economy Basic (booking classes Y, B, M, U, H, G, Q, V and X) ticket will of course continue to have the possibility to request a Favorite Seat free of charge.
Seat reservations will also be offered free of charge for our most loyal frequent flyers – HON Circle Member and Senators – without limitations.
If you have further questions, please read through our FAQs or call us.
General conditions of carriage apply.
red|legroom as your Favorite Seat
For the first time we provide redlegroom already at the time of booking. Until now the exit row in Economy Class was only available on the Austrian Web Check-in portal as of 36 hours before departure. From now you can book a redlegroom along with your flight booking up to 1 year in advance.
The fees are regardless of the booking class 20 EUR for all short haul flights, 40 EUR for all medium haul flights and 70 EUR for all long haul flights per seat and direction.
NEW: As of November 26 we will give you the opportunity to book the first Economy Class row on Austrian long haul flights for 50 EUR.
Of course, these seats will be offered on Austrian Web Check-in in the short term and subject to availability.