Peace of mind with the Select Your Seat service

Add some peace of mind to your flight by selecting your preferred seat in advance. With Finnair’s Select Your Seat service, you can reserve an Economy Class seat for a flight operated and marketed by Finnair (the flight number in the ticket starts with AY and the ticket number starts with 105). You can add even more comfort to your flight by selecting a seat with extra legroom or a front row seat.

Make your travel experience with Finnair even more peaceful – select your seat today!

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If you’ve bought your flights from a tour operator, you can select your seat via the charter flights travel extras page.

Select Your Seat fees on Finnair flights:

Select Your Seat fees on Finnair flights:
Seat Finland, Scandinavia and the Baltics Europe (excluding Cyprus, Greece, Portugal, the Canary Islands and Turkey) Cyprus, Greece, Portugal, the Canary Islands, Turkey, the Middle East and Africa Rest of the world
Seat with extra legroom 12 24 40 65
Seat with extra legroom, children* - - - -
Front row of each cabin section 12 15 30 40
Front row of each cabin section, children 6 7.50 15 20
Any other seat 6 12 12 20
Any other seat, children 3 6 6 10

Fees are in euros, EUR (or the equivalent local currency where the excess fee is collected). When departing from Canada, the fees quoted are collected in CAD. When departing from the USA, the fees quoted are collected in USD.

Child discount applies to children between 2 and 11 years of age.

Passengers sitting on the exit row seats must be at least 12 years old, speak and understand English or Finnish and they must be able to open the exit door if needed and assist the crew.

Exit row seats do not automatically have more legroom. In the seat map all seats with more legroom are marked with the color green.

*For safety reasons, children are not allowed to sit in exit row seats.


If you haven’t reserved a seat in advance, you can choose your seat at check-in from those that are still available. Choosing your seat at check-in is free of charge. Online check-in opens 36 hours before departure.

Your seat preference on your Finnair Plus profile will be taken into account if you are a Finnair Plus Platinum or Gold member.

Terms and conditions:

You can select a seat free of charge in the following cases:

  • You’re travelling with a Business Class ticket.
  • You’re travelling with a PRO ticket.
  • You’re travelling with a Finnair Plus award ticket (excluding front row seats and seats with extra legroom).
  • You’re a Finnair Plus Platinum or Gold member.
  • You’re travelling to or from a Finnair destination in Japan (excluding seats with extra legroom).

If you’re a Finnair Plus Silver member, you get a 50% discount (excluding seats with extra legroom).

oneworld Emerald and Sapphire members can select their seats free of charge by contacting the Finnair Customer service.

The fee is non-refundable if you cancel the flight, are involuntarily upgraded, or in case you are not suitable to sit in the seat type selected.

The fee may be refunded if you use your Finnair Plus points or an upgrade voucher to upgrade your travel class, or if you cannot be seated in the reserved seat or in a suitable alternative seat due to Finnair.

Changes of dates are possible according to the terms and conditions of your ticket.

If you have reserved a paid seat and you change your flight times in accordance with your fare rules, you need to reserve your paid seat again for the new flight. You may then apply for a refund of the costs of the seat reservation on the original flight.

A requested seat cannot be guaranteed, as it may need to be changed for operational, safety or security reasons.

Unaccompanied minors and passengers with reduced mobility need to reserve their seats by telephone.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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