Would you like to reserve a seat for your flight with Qatar Airways?

On this page, you can find out how to reserve a seat on your Qatar Airways flight, what documents you need and what fees you can expect.

How can I reserve a seat with Qatar Airways?

You can reserve a seat for your flight online through Qatar Airways Check-in .

However, there may be fees for seat reservations, which vary depending on the route and seat type.

What do you need to reserve a Qatar Airways seat?

In order to reserve a seat on your flight online, you will need the booking number or e-ticket number and your last name. You can find the booking number / e-ticket number on your Qatar Airways booking documents.

Best seats in Qatar Airways

There are different seats, which also offer different advantages.

If you are seated in Business or First Class, you can enjoy a lot of comfort, space and peace and quiet .

In Economy Class, you can opt for seats with more legroom or less background noise (turbine noise).

airplane best seats
1. Seat at the emergency exit

If you want more legroom on your flight, then you should consider seats directly at the emergency exit. However, there are a number of requirements to be met in order for you to be allowed to use these places. More information can be found at: https://www.qatarairways.com/en/help/faq.html#seatsselection

2. Seat in front of the turbines

During a flight, the noise from the turbines can become exhausting, especially on long-haul flights.

To avoid this, you should always choose a seat in front of the turbines when making your reservation.

3. Seat with extra legroom

If you want more legroom on your flight, then there are more seating options on many planes. These are often located in the first rows of economy class.

4th seat in Qatar Airways Business Class

If you want to experience a higher level of comfort and relaxation on your flight, then Business Class is a good choice for you.

5. First Class Seat

Choose First Class for the ultimate flight experience with more comfort, peace of mind and exclusive benefits such as priority check-in.

The cost of a seat reservation

As of February 2023

Standard Seats

For most fares, seat selection of a standard seat is available free of charge . Only when travelling with Economy Classic can fees be charged for the reservation.

Costs depending on the tariff: approx. $9-$39

Preferred Seats

Preferred seats are located at the front of Economy Class. In the Economy Comfort fare, the reservation of these seats is free of charge. For Economy Classic and Economy Convenience, you will have to pay a fee for preferred seats.

Costs depending on the tariff: approx. $17-61

Extra legroom seats

These are seats with more legroom.

Costs depending on the tariff: approx. $39-165

Comfort Seats

These seats are most often located in the first row of the economy cabin (may vary depending on the type of aircraft).

Cost depending on the tariff: from $ 15

For more details on seat categories and applicable fees, please visit the Qatar Airways website.