Online advance seat selection

Travelling on Air Canada, Air Canada Express or Air Canada rouge? Select your seats online in advance with our easy-to-use seat map.

Who can select their seat online?

You can select your seat online if:

  • You book your flight on, and
  • Youíre travelling on:
    • an Air Canada or Air Canada rouge flight, or
    • an Air Canada Express flight operated by Jazz, Sky Regional, Air Georgian Ltd. or Exploits Valley Air Services Ltd.

    Seat selection is not available on codeshare flights.

If you didn't book your flight at, call Air Canada Reservations or contact the travel agent who handled your booking.

Passengers travelling with children under the age of 12 will receive complimentary seat assignment ensuring children are seated adjacent to an adult/guardian travelling with them. Customers may contact Air Canada Reservations directly to be seated or review their reservation 36 hours after booking to validate their seat assignments. Customers should always indicate in their booking they are travelling with children.

What seat selection options are available online?

Choose from standard or Preferred seat selection.

Standard advance seat selection

Tango – within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.

  • $10 to $40 per one-way flight segment* (taxes included)

Tango – all other itineraries

  • Complimentary

Business Class, Premium Economy, Latitude and Flex – all itineraries

  • Complimentary

* Flight segments are identified by a change in flight number, with each new flight number representing a flight segment.

Preferred seats

Looking for a little more legroom?

Choose a Preferred seat starting at $19 per one-way flight segment. (taxes included)

How and when can I select or change my seat online?

Choose your seat when itís easiest for you.

I'm about to book my flight at

Complete your ticket purchase.

Then, take a minute to select your seat for your Air Canada, Air Canada rouge or Air Canada Express flight.

I already booked my flight at

Up to 2 hours before your flight:

Retrieve your booking online and select your seat

Please note that if the link is deactivated, for security reasons, youíll be required to enter the credit card number used at time of booking before selecting or changing your seat.

I'm about to check in for my flight

Within 24 hours of your flight:

Check in online or on your mobile device, and select your seat.

Get your boarding pass and select or change your standard seat at no cost from the remaining available seats! This option is also available at our airport self-serve check-in kiosks.

*Preferred seats can be purchased for a small fee.

What else do I need to know?

We invite you to read additional terms and conditions related to seat selection.

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