Stretch your legs and relax!

Travel in comfort with ample space to stretch out. You can now pre-book an extra legroom seat in Economy Class for a small additional fee. Seat numbers 50 A, C, H, K with extra leg space are available for pre-booking subject to availability, eligibility criteria and terms and conditions.
Pre-booking of extra leg room seats is available only for passengers holding SriLankan issued tickets and on SriLankan operated flights, and is not available on our partner/code share flights.

How to book an extra leg room seat

Extra leg room seats can be reserved while making a booking online with us, by logging into Manage My Booking, calling our contact centre 1979 or +94 777 771979 or through our ticket offices. Only few seats are available for pre –booking and would be offered on a first come-first served basis, subject to meeting the exit row safety requirement. You can also purchase a seat with extra leg room at the airport subject to availability.

Additional charges for Seat with Extra Leg Room

Short haul
USD 20

Medium haul
USD 30

Long haul
USD 50

Flights between Colombo and

Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Gaya, Kochin, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai, Tiruchirapally, Trivandrum, Varanasi, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Visakhapatnam, Maldives, GanIsland, Karachi, Lahore, Dhaka

Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Kuala Lampur,Singapore,Dammam, Doha,Dubai,Jeddah,Kuwait, Muscat, Riyadh, Bahrain, Jakarta

Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, London, Hong Kong - China, Melbourne

Flights between Bangkok and

HongKong - China, Canton



Extra legroom safety requirements and terms and conditions

To be seated in an exit row seat with extra legroom, passengers must meet the following requirements.

  • Passengers who require special assistance (during an emergency situation) may not opt for this facility. E.g. wheelchair, elderly, medically unfit passengers and unaccompanied minors, children etc. may not opt for this facility.

  • Airline shall use its discretion to accept or deny the passenger for these specific seats at the airport as per the Airline’s safety policy. In instance of denial of acceptance, the fee collected for extra legroom seat would be refunded.

  • The rate for extra leg room seat is per flight sector and once purchased is non-refundable. Date changes are subject to seat availability.

  • In the event the Airline is unable to provide a seat with extra leg room as booked due to operational reasons such as aircraft type change, the airline shall refund the amount collected for the advance seat confirmation.

  • Only seat numbers 50 A, C, H, K of the respective aircraft types are available for pre-reservation.

  • Seat with Extra Leg Room can be booked online, calling our Global Contact Center or any of our Ticket Offices any time before 3 hours of the scheduled departure. If you were unable to pre-book or if availability is not displayed, please check for availability at the time of check-in for purchase.

  • Extra leg room seat reservations are specific for the flight and such payment shall not be refunded for any voluntary route changes.

  • Not valid on codeshare flights marketed by SriLankan. Only valid on UL operated flights and for SriLankan Airlines issued tickets.



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