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Advanced Seat Reservation

How to book your advanced seat reservation?

Simply choose a seating category (window, aisle or center 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 advanced seat reservation later up to 48 hours before departure online under My Bookings or simply call the Austrian Airlines Service Center. Advanced seat reservation is also available in selected travel agencies worldwide.

Advanced seat reservation is available on all Austrian Airlines operated flights for passengers holding an Austrian Airlines flight document. 

Reservation Fees per seat and flight direction on European routes

Economy Class Fare*

Seat Category
(window, aisle, center)
Extra Legroom Seat
Economy Light

EUR 10

EUR 25

Economy Classic

free of charge

EUR 25

Economy Flex

free of charge

EUR 25

* Economy Class fares booked after 28 July 2015 for departures after 1 October 2015. Would you like to learn more about the new Austrian Airlines Europe fares? Please click here.

Seat reservation for Business Class passengers on European routes of course remain free of charge. The reservation fee for passangers traveling with an Economy Light ticket is regardless of the frequent flyer status. 

Reservation Fees per seat and flight direction on intercontinental routes

Flight Segment

Seat Category
(window, aisle, center)
Extra Legroom Seat First Row

EUR 10

EUR 40



EUR 25

EUR 70

EUR 50

Seat reservation for Business Class passengers on intercontinental routes is of course free of charge. Economy Class passengers traveling with tickets in higher fares (booking classes Y, B, M, U, H, G, Q, V and X) have the possibility to use the advanced seat reservation on intercontinental routes free of charge as well.

Seat reservations on intercontinental routes will also be offered free of charge for our most loyal frequent flyers – HON Circle Member and Senators – except for seats with extra legroom.

If you have further questions, please read through our FAQs or call us.
General conditions of carriage and Conditions of carriage to/from Canada apply.