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Settle yourself by the window and watch the passing scenic landscapes, choose a place with ample space between the rows for a lengthy flight, or sit next to your whole family and discuss the upcoming voyage.

If you are a frequent flyer, you will probably choose your accustomed seat without much thinking. However, if you are a beginning traveler, it would be useful to learn about some of the features before booking.

Take a seat by the window and look at the endless scenic expanses down below, take beautiful shots or rest comfortably, because there no one will bother you.

Take an aisle seat if you want to stretch during the flight and not disturb other passengers. Or choose a place in the middle to have a comfortable chat with both of your fellow travelers.

The distance between the rows of chairs may differ for different aircrafts but is usually between 75 and 78 cm.

Please note the restrictions. The seat selection service is not provided for unaccompanied children and passengers carrying baggage in the cabin. In the latter case, for security reasons, you will be provided with seats in the last row of the economy class, so that the baggage is in the seat near the window. When transporting an animal, you must sit by the window.

Focus on comfort during a long flight and book an Extra Space seat.

They have more legroom: the space between the rows of seats is increased to 25 cm (9 in). Typically, these seats are located in the first row of the economy class, as well as near the emergency exits. However, depending on the configuration of the aircraft, the number and location of these more comfortable seats may vary.

Extra Space seats are not provided to passengers who have paid for an extra seat for more comfort or for transporting their baggage in the cabin, as well as those who are flying with pets in the cabin.

The following types of passengers are not allowed in the emergency exit row seats:

  • Those under 18 years of age.
  • Passengers with restricted mobility.
  • Pregnant women.
  • Passengers who are transporting their carry-on baggage in a separate seat.
  • Passengers who do not speak Russian or English.

Focus on more important issues without worrying about comfort during the flight. The S7 Airlines business class is equipped with large seats with the usual distance between of at least 89 cm.

If you fly with a child, you will be seated next to each other if there are suitable seats on the flight. This will happen immediately after purchasing a ticket. If you already have a ticket, you can choose seats in economy class for free:

  • from row #13 and up, at least 48 hours before departure;
  • any standard seat less than 48 hours before departure.

If you would like to sit in the front of the economy class, you may also pay for the service more than 48 hours before your plane departure.

You can change your seat during check-in online or at the airport.

How and where to book a seat in advance

You can choose a seat at the representative offices and offices of the company, at the S7 Airlines Call Center, and on the www.s7.ru or in S7 Airlines mobile app for iOS and Android. You can book seats in the cabin not only when you register for a ticket, but also after you have bought it through “My Bookings” service or during the online flight check-in. Remember that registration opens 30 hours before the departure.

The seat selection service is provided only on the scheduled flights of S7 Airlines. If your flight is performed by a partner airline, you should look up the information on advanced seat booking on the website of this carrier.

Full terms of service

Seat costs and privileges

The price for a standard seat starts from 300 rubles, for Extra Space seat — from 1000 rubles. The actual price depends on the flight destination and the service ordering channel.

If you have chosen the Economy Flex fare, book a seat on the website or in the mobile app as soon as the online check-in starts. If you fly in business class, you can select a seat for free via S7 Airlines Call Center dialing 8 800 700-0707 (toll free within Russia) or  +7 495 783-0707 (for Moscow).

Do not forget that all members of S7 Priority program earn miles by purchasing of additional services. In addition, the owners of the silver, gold and platinum cards can choose the seat for free during online flight check-in.

If you are not an S7 Priority member, come join us!

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