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Advance Seat Reservation

Book your desired seat up to one year in advance and decide on your own if you would like a window, aisle or center seat.

How to book your seat reservation?

Simply select your desired seating category (window, aisle or centre seat) by using the seat map displayed during your online flight booking on

You can book your seat later (up to 48 hours before your departure) in the My Bookings ​section on You can also book your seat by phone at our ​Austrian Airlines Service Center and at selected travel agencies. 

You can make seat reservations on flights operated by Austrian Airlines with an Austrian Airlines flight document. We offer this service on our entire route network – from domestic to long-haul flights.

Reservation fees for a standard seat-reservation on European routes

Economy Class Fare Seat Category
(window, aisle, center)
Economy Light EUR 10
Economy Classic free of charge
Economy Flex free of charge

These charges apply per person and route. Seat reservations on European flights in Business Class remain free of charge. The charge for a seat reservation in the Economy Light tariff is independent of Frequent Flyer status.

Reservation fees for a standard seat-reservation on intercontinental routes

Flight Segment Seat Category
(window, aisle, center)
First Row
Medium-haul EUR 10
USD 11
not available
Long-haul EUR 25
USD 35
EUR 50
USD 65

These fees apply per person and route. Long-haul flights include all flights operated with a long-haul aircraft of the types Boeing 767 or 777.

Standard seat reservations on intercontinental routes in Business Class remain free of charge (except myAustrian Privacy Seats on long-haul flights with Boeing 777).

For HON Circle Members and Senators standard seat reservation on intercontinental routes are free of charge.

If you have any further questions, please read our FAQs or call our ​Worldwide Telephone Numbers.

The general conditions of carriage apply.