Seating options

Seating options

Whether you like the window seat, want some space to stretch out, or looking to secure a Seat with Bassinet, we’ve got the information you need to know when selecting your seat.

Economy seating options

You can select your seat on Qantas operated flights when making your booking, or any time before you fly. The earlier you do so, the more choice you have. A charge may apply, depending on the seat type selected. Discover your Economy seating options with Qantas.

Complimentary seat selection

Complimentary seat selection

As a Qantas Frequent Flyer, enjoy complimentary standard seat selection when you book on any Qantas operated domestic or international flight departing Australia. If your flight isn't originating in Australia and you're a Platinum One, Platinum, Gold or Silver member, you'll also receive complimentary standard seat selection.

Check you meet the requirements and additional conditions for complimentary seat selection.

Extra legroom seats

Extra Legroom

Travelling in Economy and want some additional space? Choose one of our extra legroom seats. Availability is limited, so make sure you reserve your seat early and relax knowing you'll have some extra room onboard.

Extra Legroom seats are complimentary for Platinum One members.

Check you meet the requirements and additional conditions for exit row seating.

Preferred seats

Preferred Seats

Want to make sure that you're seated in the forward half of the cabin? Choose one of our preferred seats and enjoy sitting towards the front of the Economy cabin.

Preferred seats are complimentary for Platinum One, Platinum and Gold members.  

View the terms and conditions.

Bassinet Seats

Seat with Bassinet

Traveling with an infant? You can now choose your seat online inclusive of a bassinet option, so you and your family can travel together with added comfort. 

Not sure if you're eligible to select a Seat with Bassinet? Find out more or head to Manage Booking to select your seat.

Select your seat

To select your seat, enter your booking reference and last name, or if you’re a Qantas Frequent Flyer select your seat through your bookings:

Neighbour Free

Neighbour free seating

Neighbour Free gives you more space to relax in Economy

When travelling on most Australian domestic flights and selected International flights, Neighbour Free seating allows you to reserve the seat next to you, so it remains free throughout your flight.

If eligible, you'll be sent an email invitation to reserve a Neighbour Free seat from 48 hours before your scheduled flight departure. Neighbour Free can be reserved up to 1 hour before departure for domestic flights and up to 2 hours before departure for international flights.

Availability is limited, so make sure you reserve your seat early. 

Find out about Neighbour Free seating

Looking for something extra in our premium cabins?

Choose your ultimate way to fly. Transform your next travel experience with an upgrade or explore the cabin features, dining menus, and entertainment all while enjoying complimentary seat selection when travelling First, Business or Premium Economy. Discover your premium cabin options below. 

Flight upgrades

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Transform your next travel experience with an upgrade to one of our premium cabins

Discover how you can request an upgrade with Classic Upgrade Rewards, Bid Now Upgrades or Domestic On Departure Upgrade Rewards. 

Find out how to request a Flight upgrade and more information on which type of upgrade is right for you.

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Premium cabins

Flying in Premium Economy
Airbus A380 Premium Economy
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Premium Economy

Unwind on your next flight and enjoy the added comforts in an exclusive cabin with dedicated crew. Take the time to stretch out in your spacious reclining seat, dine on a contemporary menu with award-winning wines as you settle into your journey.

Flying in Premium Economy
Explore Business
Boeing 787 Business
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Fly with ease in the superior surrounds of Business. Comfort, space and style have been thoughtfully crafted for you from the moment your trip begins. Explore our award-winning Business lounges, your cabin, quality dining options, sommelier selected wines and entertainment.

Explore Business
Discover flying in First
Airbus A380 First
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The world awaits you with time to relax or work in the luxury of First. We’ve anticipated anything you may require throughout your journey, beginning in our exclusive First lounges to your private suite. Discover what you’ll look forward to including menus designed by Neil Perry - Creative Director of Food, Beverage and Service at Qantas, award wining Australian wines, LaGaia spa treatments and the latest entertainment.

Discover flying in First


Whether you want to change your seat, need answers to your upgrade questions or want to purchase an extra seat, find out more with our Help portal.

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Qantas aims to be the airline of choice, by providing a travel experience that is comfortable and hassle free.

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Important information

Disclaimer: * When booking direct with Qantas via, the Qantas App or Qantas Contact Centres, Qantas Frequent Flyers receive complimentary standard seat selection on Qantas operated flights originating within Australia. Seat selection cannot be guaranteed as seats may need to be changed for operational, safety or security reasons, even after boarding the aircraft. You can select your seat on all Qantas operated flights (excluding select regional services). For more information view the full Seat Selection terms and conditions

Disclaimer: + You can select your seat on all Qantas operated flights (excluding select regional services).