Le Club Accorhotels Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promotion: Double Miles For Novotel Stays (March 19 – May 4, 2014)

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Le Club Accorhotels has an offer for Air France-KLM Flying Blue members that can earn double miles for Novotel stays between March 19 and May 4, 2014.

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This offer comes with a preferential rate that needs to be booked 21 days in advance in additional to the double miles.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Buy Miles 30% Bonus Promotion (February 24 – March 3, 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.

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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 Invests $100 Million To GOL (Destined To SkyTeam?)

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There was an interesting airline related news piece this past week. Air France-KLM has decided to invest $100 million to GOL Linhas Aereas, Sao Paulo based airline.

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Delta Air Lines already owns 6% of the airline after investing into it and SkyMiles members can earn and use miles on GOL flights.

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

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

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

Compensation Clinic: Air France MEX-CDG Flight Delay & EC 261/2004 Compensation

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A LoyaltyLobby reader had a ticket from Atlanta to Paris via Mexico City. Air France had a mechanical delay that lead to an arrival delay of 3 hours and 8 minutes.

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European Union has very strong consumer protection in case of delays and cancellations that airlines have tried not to honor. European Union is set to introduce new set of Passenger Rights in 2015 that are less generous for passengers.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards Are Out For January 1 – February 28, 2014

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for January 1 to February 28, 2014, period that are bookable from December 30, 2013.  The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has instituted blackout dates of January 2 to 6, 2014. You can access Flying Blue’s web page for this award type here.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards Are Out For December (2013) To March (2014)

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for December 1, 2013, to March 31, 2013, period.  The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue has instituted blackout dates of December 18 to 23, 2013, and from January 2 to 6, 2014.

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Note that this is the second time that Air France-KLM has launched the Promo awards for FOUR month period and the display of these award types has changed as well. These promo awards need to be booked and ticketed by December 29, 2013. You can access Flying Blue’s web page for this award type here.

Hyatt Gold Passport Air France-KLM Flying Blue Double Miles Offer In EMEA + India

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Hyatt Gold Passport has a promotion for 1,000 miles (normally 500) for stays at participating hotels in Europe, Africa, Middle East and India between November 1 and January 31, 2014.

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You need to request offer code KFWINT at the time of making the reservation and make sure that the property posts the stay as miles instead of Hyatt Gold Passport points.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards Are Out For November (2013) To March (2014)

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Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just released the list of their promotional awards for November 1, 2013, to March 31, 2013, period.  The discount is from 25% to 50% from the usual number of miles required.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue has instituted blackout dates of December 18 to 23, 2013, and from January 2 to 6, 2014.

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Note that this is the first time that Air France-KLM has launched the Promo awards for FIVE month period and the display of these award types has changed as well.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Buy Miles Up To 50% Bonus-Promotion

Air France and KLM are both selling Flying Blue miles between October 10 and December 31m, 2013, at up to 50% bonus on number of miles purchased.

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Non-elite member can purchase up to 40,000 miles and get 40% bonus. Elite members can purchase up to 100,000 miles and get 50% bonus for buying more than 90,000 miles.

Air France Turns 80!

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I would have missed the fact that Air France turned 80 yesterday if I hadn’t been watching Bloomberg, where they were discussing the airlines’ latest lay offs and past.

Air France was formed on October 7, 1933, by merging Air Orient, Air Union, Société Générale de Transports Aériens, the CIDNA and Aéropostale.

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The KLM, part of the Air France-KLM Group, traces its roots all the way back 1919 and is considered the worlds oldest operating airline that will turn to 100 years old in just 6 years time.

Hilton HHonors Airline Acquisition Offer: Instant Gold, Fast Track Offer & 25,000 Bonus Miles After Five Stays

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Hilton HHonors has been sending out very good offers today for elite members of Etihad, Air France-KLM, American Airlines and likely many other airlines as well.

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This offer includes the following:

PointsHound 1,000 Bonus Miles (First Hotel Booking) + Air France-KLM Flying Blue Partnership

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PointsHound has extended the 1,000 bonus miles offer to celebrate their latest partner Air France-KLM’s Flying Blue. You can earn 1,000 bonus miles for the first booking (usually 250) that is done by October 11, 2013.

These bonus miles are in addition to the usual miles that you earn. You can access PointsHound’s website here.

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PointsHound is a hotel booking portal that awards you airline miles for reservations that you do. The service also offers rate that are eligible for hotel points and stay/night credits (read more here).

Air France Cocaine Bust

There was an interesting news piece over the weekend about a huge cocaine bust at the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.

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An Air France flight from Caracas, Venezuela, on September 11th had contained 30 suitcases full of cocaine weighting 1.3 tonnes. This operation was not made public before this weekend.

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