Flying Blue (Air France, KLM)

Flying Blue is the loyalty scheme for Air France and KLM. The articles below outline the best ways of earning and spending your points if you are based in the UK.

For further information on Flying Blue and Air France / KLM, visit the KLM website here.

Bits: KLM business class sale, Corinthia sale, Luxury Travel Diary auction ending – massive bargains

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News in brief: KLM launches more business class deals Dutch airline KLM may be feeling the heat from the aggressive business class fare deals that Qatar Airways has been running from the UK, with Qatar siphoning off traffic from passengers who are happy to fly […]

Bits: 1500 bonus Iberia Avios with any booking, 40% off Hilton points, KLM £396 to SIN/BKK, Kaligo offer extended

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Some news in brief: 1,500 bonus Avios with a flight booking on iberia.com Until next Tuesday 17th March, you will 1,500 bonus Avios in Iberia Plus when you book a cash flight on iberia.com.  This is not automatic – you need to be logged in […]

250 free Flying Blue miles for completing one survey (and more for more)

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM scheme, has launched a new partnership based around completing online market research surveys. We have been here before, of course, with e-rewards. You can earn 750 free Avios in avios.com for signing up with them and completing one […]

Bits: exclusive £10 HFP code for Kabbee, €999 business class Dublin to China, double Rocketmiles

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I am determined to clear my inbox this week so here are a few news stories in brief: £10 sign-up code for minicab app Kabbee – exclusive to Head for Points I wrote about Kabbee a few days ago.  Kabbee works with 70 individual minicab […]

Airline miles alternative for IHG’s ‘Set Your Sights’ promotion launched

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(EDIT:  Code added which is 10123) The current IHG Rewards Club (Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc) promotion is called ‘Set Your Sights’.  I wrote a full explanation here. It runs until 30th April and is pretty generous for most people.  The problem is that it requires a […]

Flying Blue discounted redemptions for March and April launched

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty scheme, has launched a new batch of discounted redemption routes. Frankly, this list is pretty poor if you are looking for business class seats but that will not come as a surprise if you follow these deals […]

As the BA sale ends … £999 KLM Business Class sale

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For the last week, British Airways had been selling Club World tickets for £1007 for flights over Christmas.  That sale ended last night. If you missed out, don’t worry.  Late in the day, KLM has launched its own £999 business class sale. This sale runs […]

Bits & pieces: Qatar sale from £315, 50% bonus on buying Flying Blue miles

Qatar Global Promo Week

Two quick things today which did not justify a full post of their own: Qatar Airways economy and business sale Qatar has been running special deals all week as part of their ‘Global Promotion Week’.  Out of the UK, they are offering Dubai for just […]

Do you know the expiry rules for your airline miles?

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There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most likely to happen with secondary programmes where you once dropped a few miles from a one-off promotion and then […]

Flying Blue Petroleum – another good scheme for oil and energy sector employees

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Two weeks ago I wrote about the Lufthansa Oil & Energy Club. This offers special benefits to people who work in the oil and energy sector (or who can persuade Lufthansa they do …) including Silver (Frequent Traveller) status in the Miles & More programme. […]

Flying Blue discounted redemptions for November and December launched

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty scheme, has launched a new batch of discounted redemption routes. (If you got in on the recent amazing £999 business class deal on Air France / KLM to Japan, these are the sort of deals where you […]

Dubai £999, Japan £999, Mumbai £999 – stunning Air France KLM business sale

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Well, this is potentially the best sale offer that I have ever run on Head for Points.  We had the British Airways £777 Club World tickets to Seoul, but was a one-off promotion to launch a new route, and for a limited period.  This is […]

Flying Blue discounted redemptions for September-October travel released

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty scheme, has launched a new batch of discounted redemption routes. The list of destinations is far smaller than the July-August list, especially in business class. The Flying Blue promo awards website is here. I have not listed […]

You can now earn Virgin miles via hotel booking site PointsHound

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Last August, I wrote about Rocketmiles and PointsHound.  These are both online hotel booking services, but with a difference – when you book, you earn a large pile of frequent flyer miles in return! At the time, both of the sites were US-focussed.  However, PointsHound […]

Aggressive KLM £399 sale fares to China and Hong Kong

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I don’t write any many airline fare sales on Head for Points – at least not compared to the number I get emailed about – but KLM is running a very short term sale to China which did catch my eye. Until July 8th – […]

Up to 40% bonus when you buy Flying Blue miles this week

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Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty programme, is running a bonus promotion for anyone who is looking to top up their account: Did you know you can give your Award Miles balance a big boost towards that next award by visiting our Buy Miles section […]