Extra legroom seat intercontinental

Extra legroom seat on intercontinental flights

Stretch out in one of our Extra legroom seats on intercontinental flights. A lot more legroom than an Economy Regular seat, to assure you’ll arrive well-rested and relaxed at your destination. This seat offers a recline up to 12,5 cm (5 inch). All seats are equipped with a personal entertainment screen, located in the armrest of the seat. Please note that you’ll have to store your luggage in the overhead bins instead of under the seat in front of you during take-off and landing.


  • Up to 61 cm (24 inch) more legroom than regular Economy
  • Up to 12,5 cm (5 inch) recline
  • Ergonomically designed
  • Seats next to the emergency exit
  • Please read the seating conditions for this seat
Get the seat

Conditions for KLM’s Extra legroom seat

When choosing this seat, there are some conditions you need to keep in mind. In the event of an evacuation, you must be willing and able to assist our cabin crew. For safety reasons, the following must apply to you: 

  • You are not travelling with children under 12 years old or with animals. 
  • You are able to hear, understand and act upon the Dutch or English instructions given by our crew members. 
  • You do not have a condition that might prevent you from performing any or all evacuation assistance functions, or that might injure you while performing such functions. 
  • You are willing to assist our authorised crew members with evacuation functions that might be assigned to you.
If there are any doubts about your abilities to assist in case of an emergency, our crew can decide to give you another seat.

Reserve your favourite seat

You can reserve your Extra legroom seat when booking your KLM flight. You can also log in to My Trip at any time to make your reservation. There is only a limited number of Extra legroom seats available for each flight. So if you want to be sure of this seat or if you’d like to be certain you’ll sit next to your travel companion, don’t wait too long with arranging it.

Flying Blue advantages

If you are a Flying Blue Platinum member, you can arrange an Extra legroom seat for free. Flying Blue Gold members pay only half of the price, and Flying Blue Silver members pay 25% less. Flying Blue Explorer members receive a discount of 10%.

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