Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Europe’s Big Airlines No Longer Want to Fly in Europe

Bloomberg BusinessWeek has interesting article up on its website (access here) about the current short-haul restructuring that is going on in Europe among the big carriers such as British Airways, Lufthansa and Air France.

BloombergBusinessWeek Europe’s Big Airlines No Longer Want to Fly in Europe

Lufthansa has already transferred all the short-haul flying that doesn’t touch its Munich and Franfurt hubs to its low cost Germanwings unit and Air France plans to transfer part of its short-haul flying to Transavia (airline owned by KLM).

EXTENDED: Rocketmiles First Booking Offer (All Partners) : 3,000 Bonus Miles For A Booking By October 8, 2014

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Rocketmiles has extended bonus offer that is applicable for all airline partners by a month. You can earn 3,000 bonus miles for your first stay that must be booked by October 8, 2014. The actual stay date can be later.

Rocketmiles Generic 3,000 Bonus Miles For First Order By June 5 2014

Remember that this offer is only available for new members that have not used the service earlier.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue September Promo Awards Are Out For November 1 – December 31, 2014

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for October 1 – November 30, 2014, period that are bookable between August 1-31.  The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards September 2014

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

Le Club Accorhotels Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promotion: Earn 1,000 Bonus Miles From 2nd Stay Between August 27 – October 31, 2014

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Le Club Accorhotels has new offer for Air France-KLM Flying Blue members that can earn 1,000 bonus miles starting from the 2nd stay between August 27 – October 31, 2014.

Le Club Accorhotels Air France-KLM Flying Blue 1,000 Bonus Miles Fall 2014

The number of bonus miles that you can earn is capped at 40,000 and the reservations must have been made between August 27 and October 12, 2014.

Hilton HHonors Air France-KLM Flying Blue Offer: Earn Up To 10,000 Miles For Weekend Nights July 7 – October 31, 2014

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Hilton HHonors has new bonus miles offer for Air France-KLM Flying Blue members that can earn up to 10,000 bonus miles between July 7 – October 31, 2014.

Hilton HHonors Air France-KLM Flying Blue Weekend Bonus Offer Fall 2014

You earn 1,000 bonus miles per weekend night (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) for up to 10,000 miles during the promotional period.

Compensation Clinic: Air France 694 CDG-MSP Delay & EC 261/2004

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a copy of success story of claiming EC 261/2004 for a flight delay of more than 3 hours on an Air France flight 694 from Paris (CDG) to Minneapolis (MSP) this June.

Compensation Clinic Air France 694

European Union has very strict regulation regarding flight delays, compensation and duty to care for community carriers and for flights departing from EU countries.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards Are Out For October 1 – November 30, 2014

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for October 1 – November 30, 2014, period that are bookable between August 1-31.  The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards June 2014

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

EXTENDED: Rocketmiles First Booking Offer (All Partners) : 3,000 Bonus Miles For A Booking By August 8, 2014

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Rocketmiles has extended (yet again) bonus offer that is applicable for all airline partners by a month. You can earn 3,000 bonus miles for your first stay that must be booked by August 8, 2014. The actual stay date can be later.

Rocketmiles Generic 3,000 Bonus Miles For First Order By June 5 2014

Remember that this offer is only available for new members that have not used the service earlier.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards Are Out For September 1 – October 31, 2014

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for September 1 – October 31, 2014, period that are bookable between July 1-31.  The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards June 2014

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

KLM “Enhances” Baggage Fees For Non-status Flying Blue Members

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KLM moved to paid checked in bag fees for intra-Europe flights last year (read more here) but decided to waive them for ALL Flying Blue members.

KLM Baggage Update

There must have been too many to join the program as the airline has now decided to extend the baggage fees for Ivory (non-status) members for tickets issued on or after October 1 , 2014.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Buy Miles Up To 40% Bonus Promotion (June 2-30, 2014)

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has a new promotion for buying miles between February 24 and March 3, 2014, and getting 30% bonus.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Buy Miles June 2014 Main

Non-elite members can purchase up to 40,000 miles in a calendar year and elite members no longer have any limit.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards Are Out For September 1-30, 2014

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for September 1-30, 2014, period that are bookable between June 1-30.  The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards June 2014

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

Rocketmiles First Booking Offer (All Partners) : 3,000 Bonus Miles For A Booking By June 5, 2014

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Rocketmiles new bonus offer that is applicable for all airline partners has returned. You can earn 3,000 bonus miles for your first stay that must be booked by June 5, 2014. The actual stay date can be later.

Rocketmiles Generic 3,000 Bonus Miles For First Order By June 5 2014

Remember that this offer is only available for new members that have not used the service earlier.

Hyatt Gold Passport Air France-KLM Triple Flying Blue May 1 – August 31, 2014

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Hyatt Gold Passport has a summer promotion for triple Air France-KLM Flying Blue miles for stays between May 1 and August 31, 2014.

Hyatt Gold Passport Air France-KLM Triple Flying Blue Miles May 1 August 31 2014

You can start earning 1,000 bonus miles starting from your second stay during the promotional period and you can earn the bonus maximum of 14 times.

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