Want to reserve a seat for your Singapore Airlines flight?

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

How can I reserve a seat on Singapore Airlines?

Singapore Airlines offers the option of reserving a seat directly at the time of booking your flight . If you have already booked your flight, you can also make the seat reservation during online check-in .

Please note, however, that fees may apply for reserving a seat.

What do you need to reserve a Singapore Airlines seat?

To reserve a seat at online check-in, you will need your 6-digit booking code and your last name. In the case of an e-ticket, you must provide the 13-digit e-ticket number and your last name.

What are the best seats on the plane?

If you would like special treatment on your flight, you can reserve a seat in Business or First Class. There are also options for more comfort in Economy Class, such as seats with more legroom or less noise (from the turbines).

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1. Seat at the emergency exit

The seats directly at the emergency exit offer more legroom than normal seats. However, you must meet certain requirements in order to be allowed to sit at the emergency exit. You can find out more at: https://www.singaporeair.com/de_DE/de/faqCategory/?category=30480#question-56806

2. Seat in front of the turbines

This is a tip for all air travelers who attach particular importance to a quiet trip. By choosing a seat in front of the engines, you can reduce noise pollution and enjoy the flight.

3. Seat with extra legroom

If you need more legroom during the flight, there are also seats on most planes that provide this comfort. These seats are often located in the front rows of economy class , giving you more room to move around comfortably during the flight.

4th seat in Singapore Airlines Business Class

Choose a seat in Business Class to enjoy a high level of comfort and a pleasant travel experience. Here you benefit from more freedom of movement, peace and quiet and a relaxed flight.

5. First Class Seat

If you want the ultimate travel experience, consider a seat in First Class. Here you can enjoy luxurious comfort, tranquility and privacy, as well as benefit from many other advantages such as preferential check-in.

The cost of a seat reservation

As of February 2023

Seats with more legroom

If you reserve a seat with more legroom, you can expect to pay around $25 for Economy and Premium Economy Class fares.

Seats in the front area

These seats are closer to the exits, so you are allowed to disembark earlier than other Economy Class passengers. In the Flexi fare, early booking of these seats is free of charge. For economy class fares, the reservation can cost from $ 15 .

Select a standard seat

If you simply want to choose whether to sit by the window, in the middle or in the aisle, then you can reserve a standard seat. Early booking is free of charge in the Standard and Flexi fares. For Lite or Value plans, you can expect a fee starting at $8 .

Cost overview Singapore Airlines seat reservation

The cost of a seat reservation depends on your fare, the exact seat and your destination. Free seat selection is available for flights with Suites, First Class and Business Class fares.

Standard seatsSeats in the front areaSeats with more legroom
Group 18 USD15 USD25 USD
Group 210 USD20 USD60 USD
Group 315 USD25 USD80 USD
Group 420 USD40 USD100 USD
Group 525 USD50 USD120 USD
  • Group 1: Between Singapore and Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam; between Denmark and Italy, between Spain and Italy.
  • Group 2: Between Singapore and Bangladesh, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region – China, China, India, Japan, Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan – China and UAE
  • Group 3: Between Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Group 4: Between Singapore and Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and UK; between USA and Germany, Hong Kong – China, Japan, UK and Taiwan – China Special Administrative Region.
  • Group 5: Between Singapore and the U.S.

For more details on seat categories and applicable fees, please visit the Singapore Airlines website.