Flying Blue

With more than 14,000 flights per day, 1,000 destinations, 30 airline partners and more than 100 non-airline partners, Flying Blue offers you as many opportunities to earn miles around the world and enjoy a wide selection of premiums.

Flying Blue is the loyalty program of the following companies: Air France, KLM, Aircalin, HOP !, Joon, Kenya Airways, Tarom, Transavia

With two powerful joint ventures:

Delta Air Lines
The American company, one of the largest in the world, operates on scheduled flights to the United States and around the world.

China Eastern Airlines
The third Chinese airline leader, this partner offers a large number of domestic and international flights.

Four levels of cards:

These cards are used to earn miles for each flight performed on Air France, KLM, Skyteam alliance member companies and partner airlines.
- Explorer card (4 Miles per euro spent)
- Silver card (6 Miles per euro spent)
- Gold card (7 Miles per euro spent)
- Platinum card (8 Miles per euro spent)

You must also know that you earn miles by using the services of Flying Blue non-airline partners or by paying with Air France-KLM-American Express cards.

The program and its benefits:

The Miles:
The Flying Blue loyalty program rewards members with miles. From 4 to 8 miles per euro spent according to your level in the program
The more you travel far or often, the more Miles you earn.
Advantages: They can be redeemed for airline tickets, options, or partner products

Experience Points:
The number of XP earned depends on the distance traveled and the travel cabin. You earn a fixed number of XP per flight.
The more you explore the world, the more XP you earn.
Advantages: XP allows you to access higher statuses and thus enjoy additional benefits.

Earn and spend miles

Earning Miles is easy. As easy as traveling on an Air France flight, KLM, Joon, HOP !, Transavia, Aircalin, Kenya Airways, TAROM, SkyTeam or other partner airlines. You can also earn miles by staying at the hotel or renting a car with one of the program partners, or by paying for your daily purchases with a partner's credit card. And even more Miles thanks to all the other partners! Remember to enter your Flying Blue number at the time of booking or purchase. And ... watch your Miles counter fly away.

Turn your dreams of travel into reality. Use your miles to pay for your plane ticket and offer additional services on board. Or pay for your stay at the hotel, your car rental, or even book a unique experience with your miles.

Your Miles are valid for life if you fly an eligible flight every 2 years.

Earn miles for each euro spent on flights marketed by Air France, KLM, Joon and HOP !, as well as on options.

Earn miles for each euro spent on flights marketed by Air France, KLM, Joon and HOP !, excluding taxes and government fees.

You also earn miles with each euro spent on options: more comfortable seating, extra luggage or À la Carte menu.

Earn XP and change status (Level / Loyalty Card)

Earn XP (Experience Points) to change Flying Blue status. Upgrade to Silver with 100 XP, Silver to Gold with 180 XP, and Gold to Platinum with 300 XP. Enjoy more benefits every time you go to the next level. Let's see how to earn XP.

Explore the world

The more you travel, the more XP you earn, and the faster you get into the program.

Earn XP on every eligible flight with Air France, KLM, HOP! and Joon. Also earn XP with eligible flights from Aircalin, Kenya Airways, TAROM and SkyTeam partners.

The number of XP you earn is based on your flight type and cabin.

For example, travel from Frankfurt to New York via Amsterdam or Paris, Economy cabin = 15 XP.

(Flight from Frankfurt to Amsterdam or Paris, Economy cabin = 5 XP + one flight from Amsterdam or Paris to New York in Economy cabin = 10 XP)

Use payment cards from program partners:

Do you hold the AIR FRANCE KLM - AMERICAN EXPRESS card? You get extra XP on each birthday of your card.

AIR FRANCE KLM - AMERICAN EXPRESS Silver = 15 XP
AIR FRANCE KLM - AMERICAN EXPRESS Gold = 30 XP
AIR FRANCE KLM - AMERICAN EXPRESS Platinum = 60 XP

Buy a subscription card:

- Subscribe or renew your France-Europe-North Africa or West Indies-Guyana-Réunion subscription card and win 20 XP.
- Subscribe or renew your Combined Subscription Card and win 40 XP.
- And in metropolitan France, get 2 extra XP for each flight in the Economy cabin.

TRICK
To quickly find out how many XP you can earn per cabin, take the number of XP Economy Cabs for your flight type. Multiply it by 2 for the Premium Economy, by 3 for the Business and by 5 for the First. For example, for a "Long 2" flight in the Business cabin, 10 XP x 3 = 30 XP. It's easy !

You have up to 12 months to earn enough XP to maintain your level or upgrade.

Your personal qualifying period begins as soon as you win your first mile or first XP. When you have enough XP, you immediately go to the next level. Your membership in this level then begins for 15 months (until the end of the month). The XPs used to change levels are deducted from your XP counter. If you are an Elite member, you keep the extra XP earned. Your new qualifying period begins and you have up to 12 months (until the end of the month) to earn enough XP to maintain your level or upgrade.

If at the end of your qualification period you maintain your level, your membership in this level is renewed for 12 months. If you are Elite, you start your new qualifying period with the extra XP earned.

If at the end of your qualifying period you have not reached the number of XPs that allowed you to reach your current level, your status is reduced by one level. Your membership in this new status lasts 12 months. If you are Elite, you start your new qualifying period with the extra XP earned.

How to earn Miles on flights marketed by SkyTeam companies and other airline partners?

The accumulation is based on the distance traveled, the accumulation percentage of the booking class, and the bonus accumulation percentage Elite. The scales vary according to the commercial carrier.

Distance is the number of miles between the departure city and the destination of your flight (not to be confused with Flying Blue Miles!).

For short distances, most partner companies apply a minimum distance. For example, take a one-way flight of 274 miles, made by TAROM in Romania.

The minimum distance from this airline applies, 500 miles. For more details on the minimum distance, please consult the page of the company concerned.

Your booking class determines the percentage of accumulation to apply to the distance traveled.

For example, for a Delta Air Lines flight booked in class C, D or J, you earn 175% of the distance. To find out the percentage of accumulation of your booking class, consult the scale of the company concerned.

If you are a Flying Blue Elite member, you benefit from an Elite Miles bonus when you fly with SkyTeam, Aircalin and Air Corsica.

Silver members earn 50% more Miles, Gold members, 75% and Platinum members, 100%.

The Elite bonus is applied over the distance multiplied by the accumulation percentage of the booking class. For the calculation of the Elite bonus, the accumulation percentage of the booking class is capped at 100%.

Look for the two-letter code that precedes your flight number. This prefix refers to the company that markets your flight. This commercial carrier determines the scale of accumulation of your flight. Thus, if the prefix is ​​that of Air France (AF), KLM (KL) or HOP! (A5), you earn Miles based on the ticket price, not the distance. If the prefix designates a Flying Blue partner company, you earn Miles according to this partner's accumulation schedule.

For example, KQ0123 indicates that your commercial carrier is Kenya Airways. To find out the number of Miles earned, check the Kenya Airways Accumulation Schedule even if your flight is operated by another airline, such as Air France or KLM.

To calculate earned Miles:

Miles earned = distance * x accumulation percentage of booking class
If you receive the Elite bonus, you will receive additional Miles calculated as follows: (distance * x accumulation percentage of booking class ** capped at 100%) x bonus accumulation percentage Elite.

Example 1

Traveling with Delta (commercial carrier) from New York (JFK) to Paris (CDG): 3,625 miles

Distance = 3,625 miles
Your booking class (according to your travel summary) is J, so your accumulation percentage is 175%.
As a Platinum member, your Elite bonus accumulation percentage is 100%.

Accumulated Miles = (3,625 x 175%) + Elite Bonus (3,625 x 100% x 100%) = 6,344 + 3,625 + 3,625 = 9,969

Example 2

TAROM flight (commercial carrier) from Bucharest (OTP) to Satu Mare (SUJ): 274 miles

Distance = minimum distance on TAROM in Romania = 500 miles
Your booking class (according to your travel summary) is L, so your accumulation percentage is 50%.
As a Gold Member, your Elite bonus accumulation percentage is 75%.

Accumulated Miles = (500 x 50%) + Elite Bonus (500 x 50% x 75%) = 250 + 188 = 438

Example 3

You travel with Kenya Airways (commercial carrier) from Amsterdam (AMS) to Nairobi (NBO): 4,150 miles

Distance = 4,150 miles
The class of your booking (according to your trip summary) is L, so the booking class accumulation percentage is 50%.
As an Explorer, you do not get an Elite bonus.

Accumulated Miles = (4,150 x 50%) = 2,075

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