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How is seat allocation managed on Qatar Airways?

People who are traveling with Qatar Airways can easily assign their seats at the time of flight check-in or at the gate if they haven't picked any seat already. But have you ever imagined how seat assignment works on Qatar Airways? Well, here on this page, you will get information about the same, and you will learn about Qatar's seat policy and terms and conditions. There are a few things that you must keep in mind if you don't select your seat on Qatar flights. 

  • When you don't select your seat then it does not mean you won't get any seat, but it could be anywhere in the cabin where you may not want to sit later.
  • If you don't pay for your seat, then you may stuck with the middle seat, which you might not enjoy as much as you can do with a window seat or an aisle seat.
  • In the case of free seat selection, you will only get those lousy seats that are available to be chosen. 

Qatar Seat Selection Policy.

Enhance your seat selection experience with Qatar Airways if you have pre-knowledge about the process and the guidelines. Below are some tips and rules shared with you. 

  • Seat section on Qatar Airlines is only allowed if the booking is made through their official website.
  • For any ticket that is purchased from any third party agent then they may not get offered seat selection. For that, they need to contact their travel agency. 
  • All the charges are per flight and passenger.
  • Once any seat is purchased then it will be non-refundable and non-transferrable. 
  • Any changes are permitted on the same routing and to a similar seat characteristic. 
  • Standard Seats in Qatar are complementary for almost all fare types, excluding exit and front-row seats.
  • For fare types like Economy Comfort and Economy Convenience, your seat selection would be free during booking, and for Economy Classic fares, passengers would require a fee for seat selection.
  • If you are traveling in Business Comfort or Business Elite, you will be free to select a preferred seat during booking. Business Classic or Business Lite fares can be selected for a fee. 

Do Qatar Airways seat you together?

Well, Qatar Airways doesn't provide any guarantee or assure you that you are sitting together with your partner by shifting other co-passengers to accommodate you, but it is also not like you can't sit together. If you are traveling with someone and want to sit together, then the most effective way for you is to reserve the seats during reservation in advance. Booking in advance can help you check which seats are vacant, and you can book the seats together. 

Another way is to request an Economy Reserve seat at the airport counter during check-in. This will help you to know and get a guaranteed vacant space next to you, and you can enjoy your travels with your companions by simply paying applicable charges. 

How do I choose my seat after booking a flight?

In case you have booked your Qatar Airways flight ticket and at the time of booking you are not sure about your seats, or you haven't selected the seat in a rush booking, Qatar offers a selection of your seats even after completing the reservation. Let's understand how you can choose your seat after booking a flight using simple and easy-to-understand steps as given below.  You can select your Qatar flight seat online and offline; the steps are below.

Online Seat Selection.

  • Go to qatarairways.com.
  • Move to the manage my booking option and enter your booking reference ID and guest name to retrieve flight credentials.
  • Later, go to the seat option and then choose edit and pick your seat from the available options that are showing.
  • After that, save your preferences and pay if there's any applicable fee. Your seal selection will be completed. 

Offline Seat Selection.

Via Phone Call: Passengers can easily select their seats by making a phone call to Qatar Airways customer service by dialing +1 877 777 2827. They will be connected to the live agent by pressing the suitable call options, who will get your seat selection process done in an effortless manner.

At the Airport: The other offline approach you can use is that you can reach the airport desk and then ask the ground staff for seat selection. They will assist you in completing the process.

When can you choose your seat on Qatar Airways?

Travelers can easily choose their desired seat on Qatar Airways at any time before check-in. A Qatar passenger can easily select their seat.

  • When they make flight bookings.
  • After booking, seat selection can be done as well via the online method or phone call.
  • At the time of check-in or at the gate, seats can be chosen for Qatar flights.

Note: It is important to remember that your seat selection may not be processed if your check-in has been completed so you need to make such a decision.