Emirates launched last week Skywards Gold and Platinum status matches for members in France (based on the email address used for replies). You can read more about this match offer here.
A LoyaltyLobby reader and Sebastian both forwarded me an email about the replies that they had received from Skywards (I have not sent in my match yet).
Here’s the email:
Seems that they may award Gold or Platinum status based on entirely your indicated travel over the previous 12 months or the future 12. You do, however, need to have status with some other program, as they require a copy of the frequent flier card.