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Who is eligible to request a seat?

The following customers can request a regular seat in advance without additional fees:

  • Cathay Silver, Gold or Diamond members and oneworld Ruby, Sapphire or Emerald members
  • All customers travelling on First, Business and Premium Economy
  • Customers travelling on Economy – with fare class Y, B, H, K, M, L, V (excluding Economy Light fares), or Economy Essential fares or Economy Flex fares#

Customers who require special services should place a request at the time of booking.

Please note that customers with confirmed special services will be unable to select their seat online.

Customers travelling on Economy – with fare class S, N, Q, O, X (excluding Economy Essential fares and Economy Flex fares#) or Economy Light fares – can reserve their regular seats in advance of the check-in period for an additional fee.

To understand more, please refer to "Reserve your seat" product page.

#Applies to new Economy Flex fares only.