Seat selection

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Ensure you get the seat you want with advanced seat selection. Seats can be selected when you book your flight, or any time up to 24 hours before your flight using Manage Trips. Fees may apply for seat selection based on the fare purchased and the location of the seat on the aircraft.

If you choose not to reserve a seat in advance, you can select a Standard seat for no fee* at time of check-in. Fees for Extended Comfort and Exit Row seat selection will apply during check-in for Econo and EconoFlex fares. 

*Basic fares will be charged a fee for seat selection at check-in

  Premium/Business fare EconoFlex fare Econo fare Basic fare

Standard seat

At a discount to Basic fare


Extended Comfort seat

At a discount to Econo/Basic fares

At a discount to Basic fare


Exit Row seat

At a discount to Econo/Basic fares

At a discount to Basic fare


Premium/Business seat

✔ Included  $ Available for a fee


Extended Comfort

An enhanced way to travel

Select an Extended Comfort seat and make your journey smoother from start to finish. Benefits include Priority boarding (Zone 2), extra legroom seating located towards the front of the aircraft, early access to overhead bin space and more.  

Extended Comfort is available for all guests who purchased an Economy fare (including Basic, Econo, EconoFlex). Guests can select an Extended Comfort seat during booking, after booking through Manage Trips and the WestJet App, or at check-in. 

Online flight booking seat map screen
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Premium and Business cabin seats

When booking Premium, PremiumFlex, Business, or BusinessFlex seats are included within the applicable cabin and can be chosen  at time of booking or through Manage Trips.

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Exit Row seats

Exit Row seats offer additional legroom and board earlier therefore allowing for easier access to overhead bin space. For safety reasons you must meet the Exit Row seating restrictions.

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Family seating

Families booked on the same reservation can be seated together.  When booking online, provide the date of birth of all guests under 14 and select your economy seats together on the seat map, for no additional charge. Learn more.

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