back to the overview »

Your search produced the  following questions and answers:

How can I reserve a seat or XL seat?

Seats can be reserved via the Service Center » and travel agencies until 4 hours before the departure of the flight. You can also reserve a seat with more legroom.

Conditions depending on the fare category booked

JustFly fare: It is not possible to make a seat reservation in this fare category

FlyClassic and FlyDeal: You can find information about our current charges here »

Seat reservations are free of charge for families with infants and for the severely disabled (German disability code "B", i.e. companion pass) and an accompanying person. If you have a topbonus Card Silver/Gold/Platinum or a topbonus Service Card, seat reservations are free of charge for you, as well as for one adult travelling companion and any children under 12 travelling with you.

As a topbonus Silver Card or Service Card holder, you can reserve XL seats with a €10 discount on short and medium-haul flights or a €15 discount on long-haul flights. topbonus Gold/Platinum Card holders plus one adult companion can reserve seats free of charge.

Seat reservation is free of charge in this fare category. A fee is always charged for reserving an XL seat. For charges, please consult the table »

Please note that flights may also be operated by a code-share partner. If that is the case, please contact the airline that is operating your flight. The airline will be identified on your flight confirmation document.
Seats located next to emergency exits are subject to specific safety regulations under Community law. Please not that you may not belong to any of the following groups of persons:

  • expectant mothers
  • Infants and children (under 12 years),
  • mobility-impaired persons,
  • persons who have pets with them in the cabin.
YourFare - airberlin’s fare structure
Can I sit next to my travelling companion on the aircraft, if I book in the JustFly fare category?

With the JustFly fare, you can also take advantage of an additional service and reserve your seat (including an XL seat for extra legroom) when booking. When you check in online, you cannot choose your own seat - the system will assign you a seat, taking into account the environmental and financial impact on the aircraft's loading. For this reason, we cannot guarantee that those travelling together will be seated together if they do not have seat reservations.

airberlin services: just book them online. 


Do you fancy a gourmet dining experience?
Prebook now »


Secure the seat you want promptly.
Reserve seat »


Sports equipment or  four-legged friend?
Book excess baggage »


Check-in up to 30 hours before your departure. 
To web check-in »


Reservation Hotline

telefon.jpg24/7 service

0871 5000 737 (0,10 GBP/min)*





*charges for calls from mobile phones may vary