10 Jul 2019
Vietnam Airlines Introduces Free Advance Seat Selection

Vietnam Airlines

Passengers can now pre-book preferred and Extra Legroom seating before online check-in opens

Advanced Seat Selection is now available on all international and domestic flights operated by Vietnam Airlines, enabling passengers to pre-book their preferred seat type and location prior to online check-in opening 24 hours before departure. Available online at www.vietnamairlines.com via 'Manage Booking'; on the Vietnam Airlines mobile app; via Vietnam Airlines' telephone check-in service and ticket offices; or through Vietnam Airlines GSAs and travel agents, the Advanced Seat Selection service offers passengers the freedom to customise their travel experience by choosing from Extra Legroom, Forward Zone or Standard Seats in specific locations.

Advanced Seat Selection is available from the moment the ticket is booked up until 24 hours before departure, on a first come first served basis. The new service is available free of charge to Vietnam Airlines passengers travelling on Business, Premium Economy or Economy Flex tickets.

 Passengers travelling on Economy Classic tickets can enjoy free seat selection for Standard Seats, with Extra Legroom and Forward Zone seat selection available for a small fee. Passengers with Economy Lite, Super Lite and other ticket types can also access Advanced Seat Selection for a small additional fee. Prices start from approximately:

UK - Vietnam

Extra Legroom

Forward Zone (Aisle)

Forward Zone (Middle/Window)

Standard Seat

Business Class

Free of charge

Free of charge

Free of charge

Free of charge

Premium Economy

Free of charge

Free of charge

Free of charge

Free of charge

Economy Flex

Free of charge

Free of charge

Free of charge

Free of charge

Economy Classic

USD 50

USD 40

USD 30

Free of charge

Economy Lite/SuperLite

USD 50

USD 40

USD 30

USD 20

 

Prices for Advance Seat Selection on domestic routes range from approximately USD 1 – USD 7 per sector.

The introduction of Advanced Seat Selection underlines Vietnam Airlines' continued commitment to improving the passenger experience and achieving five-star status. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. For further information and reservations visit www.vietnamairlines.com or speak to a travel agent.

 

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About Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines- a member of SkyTeam Alliance- is the flag carrier of Vietnam and the major carrier in the South East Asia, operating 97 routes to 22 domestic and 29 international destinations with an average of 400 flights per day. Vietnam Airlines is the first airline in the world to successfully operate both next-generation aircraft Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and Airbus A350-900 XWB at the same time.

 

Skytrax- the world's leading airline and airport rating organization- has ranked Vietnam Airlines as a 4-Star Airline for 3 consecutive years. Vietnam Airlines has spearheaded Vietnam's aviation market - one of the fastest-growing domestic markets in the world - throughout 20 years of development at a double-digit annual growth rate. Positioning itself as a modern carrier with an internationally recognizable brand characterised by Vietnamese traditional culture, Vietnam Airlines aims to achieve 5-star status and become a major airline in Asia.

 

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Kate Faulkner (kate@bacall.net), Kerry Skinner (kerry@bacall.net) or Nat Frogley (nat@bacall.net), Bacall PR, Belle House, Platform 1, Main concourse, Victoria Station, London, SW1V 1JT, UK; Tel: +44 (0) 20 7630 2880; Web: www.bacall.net