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Seats with extra legroom

How about some extra space? Choose your seat with extra legroom up to a year in advance.

How do you book your seat with extra legroom?

You can buy your seat with extra legroom in Economy Class as early as at the time of booking or later, up until 48 hours before departure, under My Bookings.
You can also book your seat at your travel agency or at one of the Austrian Airlines Service Centres worldwide.

A seat with extra legroom is offered to you automatically during the web check-in process. The Austrian web check-in opens 47 hours before your scheduled time of departure.

Spontaneous passengers can also request and pay for a seat with extra legroom directly at the airport or on board all long and medium-haul flights.

Discover the extra legroom seats on our Boeing 777 and the extra legroom seats on our Airbus 321 in a 360 degree view. (in English)

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Reservation fees per seat and flight segment

Flight Segment Reservation Fee Austrian Airlines Destinations
Continental Routes
Zone Europe
EUR 25* Europe incl. Island, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Armenia, Georgia
(not included: Azerbaijan)
Zone 1a
EUR 40 Amman, Cairo, Erbil, Isfahan, Shiraz, Tehran, Tel Aviv
Zone 2
EUR 75 Chicago, Colombo, Miami, Maldives, New York, Seychelles, Washington D.C., Toronto
Zone 3
EUR 100 Beijing, Bangkok, Havana, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Mauritius, Shanghai

* Price valid at the time of booking via, Direct Connect,,, and

The distinction between continental/intercontinental is based on the aircraft type. A different aircraft type may also be used on selected routes for operational reasons:

  • Continental: All flights with A319, A320, A321, Embraer 195, Fokker 100, Bombardier Q400
  • Intercontinental: All flights with B777, B767