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Seat selection on UIA flights

For your comfort, UIA offers the seat selection service on its flights.

Seat selection service advantages:

  • You can be sure that you will be sitting next to your travel companions: family, friends, or business partners.
  • You can choose your preferred seats with more legroom, your favourite window or isle seat etc.

Seat selection service is complimentary for Premium Economy and Business Class passengers.

Economy class passengers may choose seats on board for an extra fee:

  • In advance in the process of booking your flight tickets on www.flyuia.com, at the UIA Contact Center and ticket offices.
  • If you have already purchased your tickets – at the UIA Contact Center and ticket offices.
  • The airport of departure at the UIA ticket office, as well as on board.

Detailed information on seat selection service terms and conditions can be found here.

Check here the list of flights on which the seat selection service is available.


Economy class seat selection service fees

 

Please remember that the seat selection and payment must be made for each flight segment.

Advance seat selection fees

Emergency row seats

All other seats*

All UIA flights, except those to/from the USA, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka

10 USD

5 USD

Flights to/from the USA, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka

25 USD

10 USD

*Advance seat selection in the first and second rows in Economy class is not available.

Seat selection fees payable at the airport of departure

All UIA flights, except those to/from the USA, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka

Flights to/from the USA, China, Thailand,

Sri Lanka

20 USD 
Emergency and first row seat in Economy class

50 USD 
Emergency row seat

Seat selection fees payable on board

All UIA flights, except those to/from the USA, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka

Flights to/from the USA, China, Thailand,

Sri Lanka

30 EUR 
Emergency and first row seat in Economy class

55 EUR
Emergency and first row seat in Economy class

PLEASE NOTE: As long as the payment for seat selection has not been made, UIA reserves the right to unilaterally change the terms and conditions of seat selection, including the fee, at any time and without prior notice.


Safety requirements and other terms of seat selections

Due to safety reasons, emergency row seats cannot be assigned to the following categories of passengers:

  • Passengers  with children under 16 years;
  • Minors under 16 years travelling unaccompanied by adults;
  • Passengers who have paid for an adjacent seat, in particular, for carrying hand baggage/musical instruments etc;
  • Pregnant women;
  • Passengers carrying pets in the cabin;
  • Passengers whose physical parameters do not allow them to fit in one passenger seat on board the aircraft, to fasten a seat belt due to its insufficient length, or to lower the armrests of their seats.

Passengers occupying an emergency exit row seat must be able and willing to assist in case of evacuation, and able to understand printed or verbal instructions in Ukrainian or English.

First row seat selection is not available to:

  • Passengers  with children under 5 years, with the exception of the UIA flights to/from the USA, China, Thailand, and Sri Lanka;
  • Minors under 16 years travelling unaccompanied by adults;
  • Passengers carrying pets in the cabin.

Please see here the terms and restrictions for the emergency and first rows seat selection service in Economy class.