Le Club Accorhotels Air France-KLM Triple Flying Blue Miles Offer June 26 – August 31, 2015

Le Club Accorhotels has now launched a new Air France-KLM promotion for triple Flying Blue miles between June 26 – August 31, 2015.

Le Club Accorhotels Air France-KLM Triple Flying Blue Miles June 26 - August 31 2015

This offer is valid for bookings made between June 23 and August 31. You must have enabled the conversion of points to miles and have Air France-KLM chosen as the preferred partner program.

Whine Wednesdays: Maddening Alitalia Rebooking Experience

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Flight delays, cancellations, mechanicals etc. are “cost of doing business” when dealing with the airlines. Sometimes getting the airline to make it right is rather maddening experience, however.

Whine Wednesdays Alitalia Phone Service

I was supposed to fly on Alitalia coded Air France flight to Bangkok on Wednesday, but got information less than a week earlier that the flight no longer operated on that date and that I was booked on the same flight two days later.

WSJ: “Europe’s Top Airlines to Spend Billions in Battle to Win Back Passengers”

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WSJ yesterday had a piece about the European airlines of Lufthansa and Air France-KLM trying to upgrade their cabins and in-flight service to better match those of the Middle Eastern rivals to whom they have lost a lot of traffic to Asia over the past few years.

WSJ Europe’s Top Airlines to Spend Billions in Battle to Win Back Passengers

After years of cost cutting (and cutting corners when it comes to the service provided), the airlines are trying to offer upgraded cabins and amenities especially to those that travel in premium cabins.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue June Promo Awards Are Out For August 1 – September 30, 2015 (Europe Economy & Business Class Summer Specials)

Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for July 1 – September 30, 2015,  period with Europe Summer Specials in economy and business that are bookable until June 30. The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue June 2015 Promo Awards

You can access Flying Blue’s web page for this award type here.

BBC: “Air France flight AF953 misses Cameroon mountain”

Air France flight 953 had a close call in early May where it almost hit Mount Cameroon.

BBC Air France Mountain

The aircraft was carrying total of 37 people of which 23 (or 24) were passengers and rest crew members.

Best Western Rewards Up To Quadruple Air France-KLM Flying Blue Miles May 1 – June 30, 2015.

Best Western Rewards has a promotion for Air France-KLM Flying Blue member stays in select countries in Europe.

Best Western Rewards Air France-KLM Flying Blue Up To Quadruple Miles Offer May 1 June 30 2015

Members can earn up to quadruple miles for stays between May 1 – June 30, 2015.

Marriott Rewards Travel Packages (Hotel Rewards + Airline Miles)

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Marriott Rewards has various Travel Packages redemption options where for instance you get a 7 night hotel award + a variable number of airline miles in your chosen airline for a set number of points.

Marriott Rewards Travel Package

In my opinion, this is the best way to use Marriott Rewards points. You get a 7 night hotel award and then can “purchase” airlines miles at ONE Marriott Rewards point per ONE mile with Package 1 airlines.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Members Earn Miles For Transavia Flights Effective May 12, 2015

Air France-KL Flying Blue members can earn and use miles for Transavia flights effective May 12, 2015.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Transavia

The airline is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM and operates flights from Netherlands and France to destinations in Europe. It is supposedly a LCC (low-cost carrier).

Le Club Accorhotels Air France-KLM Flying Blue Up To 1,500 Bonus Miles Offer April 25 – June 28, 2015

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Le Club Accorhotels has bonus miles offer for Air France-KLM Flying Blue member stays between April 25 – June 28, 2015.

Le Club Accorhotels Air France KLM Flying Blue Promotion 2015

You can earn 500 bonus miles for your second stay (1,000 bonus points) and 1,000 bonus miles (2,00 0 bonus points) for your third stay. You don’t earn any bonuses for your first one.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue April Promo Awards Are Out For July 1 – August 31, 2015 (Europe Economy & Business Class Summer Specials)

Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for July 1 – August 31, 2015,  period with Europe Summer Specials in economy and business that are bookable until May 31. The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards April 2015

You can access Flying Blue’s web page for this award type here.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Up To 7,000 Miles Booster May 1 – July 31, 2015 (Targeted)

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Air France-KLM has launched a new targeted Flying Blue Miles Booster promotion for flights flown between May 1 – July 31, 2015.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Miles Booster 7000 Bonus Miles May 1 July 31 2015

You earn 2,000 bonus miles after two flights, an additional 2,000 miles after another two flights and an additional 3,000 bonus miles after the fifth flight.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue April Promo Awards Are Out For June 1 – July 31, 2015

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for June 1 – July 31, 2015,  period with some Europe Specials that are bookable until April 30. The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards April 2015

You can access Flying Blue’s web page for this award type here.

Express: “Passengers delayed for more than SEVEN hours at Manchester Airport ‘so pilot could rest’”

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Seems that Air France had an operational meltdown this past Monday that lead pilots to exceed their duty hours and land at Manchester airport instead of Paris on a flight from New York.

Express Passengers delayed for more than SEVEN hours at Manchester Airport 'so pilot could rest'

The plane had to wait four hours in New York to be de-iced that lead to the cockpit crew timing out during the flight. What followed the diversion is entirely Air France’s fault, however.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue February Promo Awards Are Out For May 1 – June 30, 2015

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for May 1 – June 30, 2015,  period with some Europe Specials that are bookable until March 31. The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards March 2015

You can access Flying Blue’s web page for this award type here.

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