LOT Polish Airlines - Seat Selection

Old Jul 8, 19, 5:48 am
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Facebook or customer services (i.e. phone).

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Old Jul 12, 19, 9:55 am
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Facebook or customer services (i.e. phone).

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Tried, they still said only at online/in-person checkin.
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Old Aug 13, 19, 2:35 pm
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Originally Posted by AlicorporateUK
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Old Aug 14, 19, 6:40 am
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Originally Posted by yoshapman
If you have kids, are there any ways to request seat selection on LOT in advance in coach? No Star Alliance status.
Low fare brands may not offer free advance seat assignment - at check-in all seats are free, but availability may still depend on fare brand/*A status.
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Old Aug 19, 19, 4:22 pm
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I am traveling with kids and seniors on LOT later this week. I tried to pay to pre-assign seats using the "My Favourite Seat" link on lot.com, but it only brought me to the usual "Booking Details" page that doesn't allow you to change anything. I sent them a Facebook message and got only this reply:
Hello, selecting seats in economy class is a chargeable service. You can select them here or over the phone. It is always possible to choose a seat free of charge 36 hours before departure, but only from the seats that remain available. //Agnieszka
The "here" in "select them here" was not a link or anything, just that bare text.

I guess I will have to try calling. Pretty disappointing.
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Old Aug 19, 19, 9:28 pm
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Originally Posted by MikeInMass
I am traveling with kids and seniors on LOT later this week. I tried to pay to pre-assign seats using the "My Favourite Seat" link on lot.com, but it only brought me to the usual "Booking Details" page that doesn't allow you to change anything.
Scroll down - if you have purchased the tickets via lot.com there will be another (working) link at the bottom of the 'Booking Details' page. If you have not purchased via lot.com - from my experience - this link is not shown and you need to call the contact center or go via the travel agency that issued the ticket.
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Old Aug 20, 19, 3:23 am
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Originally Posted by MikeInMass
I am traveling with kids and seniors on LOT later this week. I tried to pay to pre-assign seats using the "My Favourite Seat" link on lot.com, but it only brought me to the usual "Booking Details" page that doesn't allow you to change anything. I sent them a Facebook message and got only this reply:


The "here" in "select them here" was not a link or anything, just that bare text.

I guess I will have to try calling. Pretty disappointing.
Are you after specific seats or just want to make sure you're seated together? If it's the latter, at least in my experience when checking in, the system has always assigned seats for me, wife, and son together to the extent possible. Only exceptions were the regional flights with 2x2 seating where I was either in the same row but across the aisle or in the row immediately in front.
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Old Aug 20, 19, 8:56 am
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Originally Posted by theSaladDays
Are you after specific seats or just want to make sure you're seated together?
Thanks! That is exactly what I was hoping.
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Old Aug 20, 19, 9:28 am
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Originally Posted by MikeInMass
Thanks! That is exactly what I was hoping.
Of course it goes without saying to check in as soon as possible just to make sure.
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Old Aug 20, 19, 9:43 am
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Originally Posted by MikeInMass
The "here" in "select them here" was not a link or anything, just that bare text.

I guess I will have to try calling. Pretty disappointing.
The "here" refers to the facebook chat. They can reserve seats for you, though I don't know how they collect. I think just by charging the same payment method you used to pay for the ticket.
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Old Sep 3, 19, 9:38 am
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Closing the loop, the system did automatically assign us four seats together, the middle four in a 2-4-2 configuration. Thanks again for everyone's input.
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Old Sep 4, 19, 3:23 am
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Originally Posted by MikeInMass
Closing the loop, the system did automatically assign us four seats together, the middle four in a 2-4-2 configuration. Thanks again for everyone's input.
Good, glad to hear they're consistent about this.
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Old Jan 8, 20, 11:15 am
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Thanks for the tip! Just booked LOT39 (via UA award ticket) WAW-IAD in Jun 2020. Through Facebook Messenger chat, I was able to rebook J class seat within 5 mins.
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Old Jul 1, 22, 5:21 am
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Seating question with LOT Polish Airlines

Hello everyone,

Basically, I am due to fly with LOT Polish Airlines to Warsaw on the 3rd of July on flight LO286.
Seating is very strange with LOT as of now, I originally booked myself 6A, but then LOT moved the business class curtain which placed me in 9A unfortunately.

Now, I look at expertflyer and I see that almost the whole aircraft is blocked (INCLUDING 9B and 9C) apart from like two seats, so I check LOTs website by making a "fake" booking (because as typical with LOT, you cannot change seats after booking / see the seat plan thanks to the dodgy website) and the seat next to me is blocked (9B), but not 9C on the LOT website.

Does anyone know what any of this means? Departure is quite soon so I'd assume the aircraft is mostly booked out now. My seat is circled in blue!

Thank you in advance.

LOT's site: Expertflyer's site:
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Old Jul 1, 22, 5:47 am
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I will preface this by saying that Im only responding based on my own personal experience on LOT. I dont know the technical ins and outs of how seating works.

If youre trying to grab a seat without a neighbor my advice is just to ignore the seat map until just before boarding starts. Luckily you can go back through mobile check in and change your seat up until the last minute.

My experience is that blocking is completely random. Even as a HON expertflyer has shown the seat next to me blocked, only for it to be filled during check in (Im talking even on a GDN-WAW flight that was maybe 60% full).

Id expect the LHR flight to be pretty full though so theres not much that you can do
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