Select your preferred seat

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 aisle seat etc.
  • A paid seat will allow you to check in for your flight online and get your boarding pass 14 days before the scheduled departure of your flight.

Seat selection service is provided to passengers of regular and charter flights. Check the list of flights on which the seat selection service is available.

Passengers who have already booked tickets can order additional services by themselves via Manage My Bookings.

In order to ensure safety rules and comfort, passengers who cannot sit comfortably in a single seat because of his/her physical parameters should book an extra seat.

seat selection on regular flights
seat selection on charter flights

Seat selection service is complimentary for Premium Economy Class 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.

Advance seat payment is available no later than 48 hours prior to your flight departure. See detailed information on seat selection terms and conditions. Contact us to choose a seat on board

You can also prepay for preferred meals 36 hours as well as pay for your baggage 24 hours prior to departure and save.

Safety requirements and other terms of seat selection

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 with disabilities;
  • 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 in Economy Class is not available to:

  • Passengers with children under 5 years of age, except on flights to and from the USA, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Canada, India;
  • Passengers with their own oxygen balloon or oxygen concentrator, except on flights to and from the USA, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Canada, India;
  • Passengers carrying pets in the cabin, except on flights to and from the USA, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Canada, India;
  • Deportees as well as to passengers who were denied entry to a country of their destination.

NOTE: In case of aircraft or cabin configuration change, including due to flight cancellation, reschedule, delay, the passenger may be given another seat with seating conditions similar to the previously purchased ones. UIA does not guarantee a specific seat number.

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

Passengers of a charter flight can select a seat:

via travel agent / travel operator.

Advance seat payment is available no later than 24 hours prior to your flight departure. See detailed information on seat selection terms and conditions on charter flights. You can also prepay for preferred meals 36 hours as well as pay for your baggage 24 hours prior to departure and save.

Safety requirements and other terms of seat selection

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 with disabilities;
  • 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:

  • Minors under 16 years travelling unaccompanied by adults;
  • Passengers with disabilities who require a wheelchair;
  • Passengers carrying pets in the cabin.