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

Call our contact centre 1979 or +94 777 771979 or 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, Canton, London, Kunming, 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

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

  • Airline shall use its discretion to accept or deny the passenger at the airport as per the Airline’s safety policy. In such instance of non- acceptance at the airport for safety or operational reasons, the fee collected for extra legroom seat would be refunded. E.g. Wheelchair, unaccompanied minors, child, elderly, medically unfit passengers etc. are not eligible for this facility.

  • The rate for extra leg room seat is per sector and once purchased is non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • In the event the Airline is unable to provide a seat with extra leg room as booked due to safety or operational reason such as Aircraft type change, the Airline shall refund the amount collected.

  • Only seat rows 50 A, C, H, K of the respective aircraft types is available for pre-booking.

  • Seat with Extra Leg Room can be booked by calling our contact center or ticket offices any time before 3 hours before departure. If you were unable to pre-book or if availability is not displayed, please check for availability at the check-in counter for purchase.

  • Once payment (EMD) is made for extra leg room seats, this payment is non-refundable and non - exchangeable

  • Booking for extra leg room seats is specific for the flight and such payment shall not be carried forward for any date or route changes.



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