At Cathay Pacific, we want to offer you the option to secure seats with extra legroom in our Economy Class cabins.
With an additional fee or by redeeming Asia Miles, Cathay Pacific customers can secure an Extra-legroom Seat on long-haul flights as well as flights to Mainland China and regional destinations.
The Extra-legroom Seats are available to passengers who meet the exit row seat safety requirements. Seats are subject to availability.
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Flight between Hong Kong and Southwest Pacific, North America,
Europe, Africa, Middle East or Indian Subcontinent.
Flight between the destinations not mentioned above, including flights to / from
Japan, itineraries originated from Korea as well as flights between New York and Vancouver etc.
Charge can be paid in HKD (departing from Hong Kong), USD or equivalent in local currency by the exchange rate for USD at the point of sale, and is subject to currency fluctuation.
The Marco Polo Club Diamond, Gold and Silver, or oneworld® Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald members may reserve an Extra Legroom Seat free of charge.
Passengers can book an Extra-legroom Seat online, or by calling our local reservations after ticket issuance, up to 24 hours before flight departure, or when checking in at the in-town or airport check-in counters*.
*Excluding check-in at “Self Check-In Kiosks”
The Marco Polo Club** or Asia Miles members must have sufficient points for redemption at the time of booking their Extra-legroom Seats.
How to redeem:
All Extra-legroom Seats are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
**Free of charge for Silver tier or above members of The Marco Polo Club (Not applicable to spouse or companions).
Extra-legroom Seats are located near the emergency exit doors and are subject to the flight safety guidelines from the Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong. A passenger may be assigned an Extra-legroom Seat if he or she meets the following safety requirements and will not obstruct emergency exits in a way of impeding the crew in their duties, obstructing access to emergency equipment or hindering aircraft evacuation.
In order to occupy an Extra-legroom Seat, you must:
If a passenger does not fulfil the above safety requirements, Cathay Pacific may re-assign a regular Economy seat before or during the journey without refund of the Extra-legroom Seat reservation fees.