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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: Good KLM business class deals from the UK, Aer Lingus unveils new uniforms

News in brief: Good KLM Business Class sale from the UK KLM is running a new business class sale for departures from the UK. It is especially good for readers outside of London since these sale prices are valid for departures from 16 UK airports, […]

Can you earn and burn Virgin Flying Club miles on Air France and KLM from 15th January?

As regular Head for Points readers will know, we are now very close to the launch date of the full partnership between Virgin Atlantic and Air France KLM. Both the EU and US authorities have approved the creation of a new joint venture for transatlantic […]

Bits: excellent USA World Traveller Plus deals, cheap MeliaRewards points are back, Flying Blue Promo Rewards

News in brief: Excellent World Traveller Plus deals to North America A few weeks ago Rhys reviewed World Traveller Plus (premium economy) on British Airways.  His view – and you are better off with his view than mine when it comes to premium economy products […]

Bits: Virgin’s SFO Clubhouse joins Priority Pass, 2500 Radisson points on sale rates, Air France KLM gift card bonus

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic’s San Francisco lounge joins Priority Pass As of today, the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse in San Francisco has joined Priority Pass! Don’t get too excited though.  It is only open to Priority Pass cardholders from 6am to 12.15pm.  These are times […]

Bits: Etihad takes back its T4 lounge, Etihad & Flying Blue buy miles bonuses, IAG and LATAM abandon their JV

News in brief: Etihad to take back control of its London lounge According to Executive Traveller, Etihad is taking back control of its lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 4 on 20th December. Earlier this year, the lounge was renamed ‘The House’ with management handed over […]

NEW: Credit KLM and Air France flights to Qantas, and then redeem on British Airways!

Qantas and Air France-KLM have a launched a new partnership which allows you to collect Qantas Points on ALL Air France and KLM flights.  As you can redeem Qantas Points for British Airways flights, this opens up interesting new opportunities. Before I cover this in […]

“Virgin Group wants to retain control of Virgin Atlantic and cancel the deal to sell 31% to Air France-KLM” – report

Our lead story last Monday was about the successful conclusion of the transatlantic joint-venture between Virgin Atlantic, Delta Air Lines and Air France – KLM.  The US had finally given its approval to the venture (EU approval had already been obtained) and everything is now […]

Game on … Virgin Flying Club ‘earn and burn’ on Air France and KLM coming as US approves deal

At long last …. and this saga has been going on for over two years …. the final box has been ticked. Late last week, the US Department of Transportation approved the creation of a joint venture for transatlantic flights between Virgin Atlantic, Delta Air […]

How I earned 7,000 Heathrow Rewards points (= 7,000 Avios) with a £135 Rocketmiles hotel booking

Back in September, we wrote about an excellent hotel promotion. Hotel booking site Rocketmiles was (and still is) offering ‘first time users’ 5,000+ easy Avios or other airline miles for a one night booking. I tried this offer out myself last week when I was […]

Get a 75% bonus when buying Flying Blue miles

Flying Blue, the Air France / KLM loyalty programme, is running a bonus promotion for anyone who is looking to top up their account. This offer is the best we have seen for a while for anyone who wants to buy a large number of Flying Blue miles – 75% […]

You’ll (very) soon be able to redeem Virgin miles on Air France KLM as the US Government approves JV

It looks like your ability to earn and spend Virgin Flying Club miles on Air France and KLM – or, indeed, your ability to earn and spend Flying Blue miles on Virgin Atlantic – is closer than ever to going live. The US Government has […]

Collect Flying Blue miles or use Accor hotels? Here’s a new way to earn and spend

Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Novotel, Ibis, Mercure, Sofitel etc, and Flying Blue, the loyalty scheme for Air France and KLM, have launched a new partnership. It is a genuine improvement and EVERYONE benefits. This is a clear win for anyone who either […]

Good KLM business class sale from 16 UK airports from £1,250

KLM is running a new business class sale for departures from the UK. It is especially good for readers outside of London since these sale prices are valid for departures from 16 UK airports, via Amsterdam or (on Air France) via Paris. Availability seems to […]

Virgin Atlantic closes Flying Co and joins BlueBiz, the Air France, KLM and Delta SME loyalty scheme

We have written before about ‘On Business’, British Airways’ loyalty scheme, which rewards the companies that book employee travel.  Our latest overview of how On Business works is here. Virgin Atlantic has a similar program called Flying Co, which we have never covered in detail. […]

Good KLM Business Class sale from UK (inc regional departures) from £1400

KLM is running a comprehensive business class sale for departures from the UK. It is not as generous as the recent Lufthansa/SWISS sale but still has some very good fares – and, like that sale, you don’t have to position yourself somewhere in Europe to […]

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