Thai Airways has announced that it will soon
give travellers the option of selecting preferred seats, for a
The preferred seat fee will vary based on actual
flight distance flown, and Thai Airways says that the service will
only be available after tickets have been purchased and not
The preferred seats selection will be available
on all international flights, in both Economy Class and Royal Silk
Class, for travel that begins on 27 July 2019 onwards.
However, preferred seats will only be available for purchase
on Thaiís website beginning mid-August.
After tickets have been issued, Economy Class
passengers will be able to purchase front row or exit row seats in
each zone of Economy Class. Royal Silk Class passengers will be
purchase First Class seats on flights where the preferred seats
service is available.
Passengers had previously been able to select
their seat of choice, free of charge, as long as their ticket was
the correct class code, such as K, Q or another.