Air France - Sky Team

As a Flying Blue Gold member, you are recognized as a SkyTeam Elite Plus member* by all Skyteam airlines which offers you and your guest access to all our airport lounges, so that you can rely on comfort wherever you are.
In addition, with Gold membership you earn 75% more Flying Blue Award Miles when flying on SkyTeam airlines.
* Flying Blue members residing in the USA and Mexico are recognized as SkyTeam Elite member
 75% Elite Bonus
 Exclusive reservation service
 Guaranteed seat with 24h notice
 Priority reservation waitlist
 Preferred seating
 Priority check-in and transfers
 Priority airport standby
 Extra baggage allowance
 Access to Lounges
 Priority boarding
 Priority baggage handling
 With our partners
75% Elite Bonus
Your Gold membership gains you a 75% Elite bonus* for each flight you take with AIR FRANCE, KLM, Air Europa and Kenya Airways or another SkyTeam airline.

For example for a round-trip Paris to Mexico City in Business Class, you earn :
  • 11 432 Miles according to distance flown
  • 5 716 Miles according to Business Class (50% of distance flown)
  • 8 574 Miles according to Gold Elite bonus (75% of distance flown)
  • 25 722 total Award Miles and 17 148 Level Miles

* Bonus calculated on base Miles (Award Miles before application of class of service bonus). Elite Bonus Miles do not count as Level Miles.
 
Exclusive reservation service
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our dedicated team is on hand to care for your flight reservation.
    Your exclusive reservation service phone number is printed on the back of your Flying Blue Elite Gold Card.
    This service does not deal with Award tickets bookings.
 
Guaranteed seat with 24h notice
  • on AIR FRANCE, KLM, Air Europa and Kenya Airways and SkyTeam long-distance flights*.
  • with 24h notice
When paying the full fare currently in effect, an Economy Class seat will be provided for all full-fare reservations on long-distance flights, except in the case of unforeseen operational circumstances.
This offer does not apply to Award tickets and on aircraft with fewer than 100 seats.

*For Flying Blue Gold Elite members residing in the USA, this service is offered on Air France and KLM long distance flights only.
 
Priority reservation waitlist
If your desired class of service is not available when booking travel, you have priority status on the reservation waitlist (provided waitlists are accepted on the flight and/or in your desired class).
This offer does not apply to Award tickets.
 
Preferred seating
You can reserve one of a number of select seats at the time of booking on long-distance flights.
Based on availability, we will make every effort to accommodate your seating preference.

New: reserve a Seat Plus!

Now you can guarantee extra leg room when you travel in the Voyageur cabin on longhaul flights* by reserving a seat with additional space in advance.

These seats are located:
- either on the upper deck of our Boeing 747-400 aircraft,
- or near our emergency exits.

This service is available through online check-in only.

It is free for Flying Blue Gold and Platinum members who identify themselves with their Flying Blue numbers when purchasing their e-ticket.

The number of Seats Plus is limited. Reserve your seat from 30 hours before your scheduled flight departure!

*Flights on Boeing B777-300 and Airbus A340 aircraft, and flights departing Bangkok, Douala, Niamey, Atlanta, Detroit, Newark, Seoul and Damascus are not eligible for this offer.
 
Priority check-in and transfers
Whatever your class of travel, you have access to AIR FRANCE, KLM, Air Europa and Kenya Airways Business Class check-in counters and Elite transfer desks.
  • Exclusive check-in counters. You can check in at priority positions at most airports simply by showing your Flying Blue Gold Elite Card. Priority check-in positions include:
    - Aeromexico - Clase Premier counters,
    - Air France – Business Class counters,
    - Alitalia - Magnifica / Prima Class counters,
    - Continental Airlines - First Class / EliteAccess / OnePass Elite counters,
    - CSA Czech Airlines - Business Class counters,
    - Delta - First Class / Medallion counters,
    - KLM – World Business Class SM / Europe Select counters,
    - Korean Air - Morning Calm / Prestige counters,
    - Northwest - First Class / World Business ClassSM counters.
  • Elite Transfer desks at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol,
  • Free transfers between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports by Air France coaches.
 
Priority airport standby
You receive priority status on your requested flight's standby list*.

* Some SkyTeam Airlines apply specific conditions.
 
Extra baggage allowance
  • 10 kg extra baggage allowance on AIR FRANCE, KLM, Air Europa and Kenya Airways flights, in addition to your normal class of service baggage allowance*
  • Baggage protection : your baggage is protected by a heavy-duty plastic film. This complimentary service is offered on long distance flights departing from Paris- Charles de Gaulle Airport.

    * This extra baggage allowance is not available on flights where the baggage "piece concept" applies (baggage allowance determined by the number and dimension of baggage items).
 
Access to Lounges

Take the time to relax at the airport! Throughout the world, you and a guest of your choice have access to any of our airport lounges(1). From now, you can also invite others to join you in the lounges at Paris-Charles de Gaulle(2) and Amsterdam Schiphol. Paid lounge access is now being offered at a growing number of lounges worldwide operated by AIR FRANCE, KLM and Delta Air Lines.
For €35 per person, your extra guests can gain access.

You can pay directly in our lounges:

  • by credit card,
  • using Flying Blue Miles (5,000 Award Miles per entry) excluding Delta Air Lines.

Our lounges are specially designed to satisfy the needs of the most demanding passengers. Many lounges are fully equipped with Internet access, so you are able to get down to business or simply get some rest.For more information, please visit the Airport lounges section of our website.

You have access to the lounges when you fly on:

  • a SkyTeam flight within France, with a connection on an international SkyTeam flight on the same day,
  • an international AIR FRANCE, KLM or SkyTeam flight,
  • an AIR FRANCE flight within France, departing from Paris-Charles de Gaulle,
  • a KLM flight within the Netherlands, departing from Amsterdam Schiphol,
  • an international SkyTeam flight arriving in Paris-Charles de Gaulle terminal 2C,
  • an international SkyTeam flight arriving at Amsterdam Schiphol, Dubai, Glasgow, Houston, Johannesburg and Toronto in KLM Crown Lounges.

(1) Providing space is available.
(2) Except La Première and Terminal 2G lounges


Please note: Flying Blue Gold members residing in the United States and Mexico have access to AIR FRANCE and KLM lounges, but not to other SkyTeam lounges.

 
Priority boarding
Simply present your Flying Blue Gold Elite Card to board at your convenience for more time to locate your seat and to store your carry-on luggage.

Air France offers this benefit on international flights only.
Aeromexico offers this benefit on all flights except between Mexico City and Monterrey as well as Mexico City and Guadalajara.
Delta does not offer this benefit on Delta Shuttle flights, Delta Connection flights and SONG flights.
 
Priority baggage handling
Special baggage tags indicate checked luggage belonging to SkyTeam Elite Plus* members so that your bags are delivered expeditiously to the baggage-claim area.

* For Flying Blue Gold Elite members residing in the USA, this service is offered on Air France and KLM international flights only.
 
With our partners
  • Alitalia
- specific check-in counter
- priority boarding
- preferred seating
- priority airport standby
- waiting list priority
- loundge access including one guest
- guaranteed reservation in Economy Class on long haul flights
- priority baggage handling
* Loundge access applicable when holding a same day SkyTeam-operated flight ticket
  • Air Europa

- specific check-in counter
- priority boarding
- preferred seating
- priority airport standby
- waiting list priority
- loundge access including one guest
- guaranteed reservation in Economy Class on long haul flights
- priority baggage handling
- additional baggage allowance of 10 kg


  • China Southern

- specific check-in counter
- priority boarding
- preferred seating
- priority airport standby
- waiting list priority
- loundge access including one guest*
- guaranteed reservation in Economy Class on long haul flights
- priority baggage handling

* Loundge access applicable when holding a same day SkyTeam-operated flight ticket


  • Continental Airlines

- specific check-in counter
- priority boarding
- preferred seating
- priority airport standby
- waiting list priority
- loundge access including one guest*
- guaranteed reservation in Economy Class on long haul flights
- priority baggage handling

* Loundge access applicable when holding a same day SkyTeam-operated flight ticket


  • Comair

- additional baggage allowance of 10 kg
- specific check-in counter


  • Jet Airways
- additional baggage allowance of 10 kg
- specific check-in counter

  • Kingfisher
- additional baggage allowance of 10 kg
- specific check-in counter

  • Kenya Airways
- dedicated check-in desk
- priority boarding
- preferred seating
- priority airport standby
- waiting list priority
- lounge access including one guest
- guaranteed reservation in Economy Class on long-haul flights
  • Malev

- additional baggage allowance of 10 kg
- specific check-in counter
- access to Malev Sky Millennium lounges (Only for flights between Budapest and Amsterdam/Paris/Lyon, whatever your travel class. One guest is allowed entry.)





  • Martinair

- additional baggage allowance of 10 kg
- access to lounges (From Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport)




  • Northwest

- additional baggage allowance of 10 kg only availabble on Amsterdam - Bombay route
- Free upgrade for full-fare tickets and Award tickets on US domestic flights within the contiguous United States, between the US and Canada, between the US and Mexico, and between the US and the Caribbean.

Not valid for US and Mexico residents.


  • Ukraine International Airlines

- additional baggage allowance of 10 kg
- specific check-in counter
- access to lounges


  • Sofitel

- room one-class upgrade (subject to availability upon arrival at hotel)
- opportunity to keep one's room until 4 pm on departure day


  • Pullman

- opportunity to keep one's room until 4 pm on departure day


  • M Gallery

- opportunity to keep one's room until 4 pm on departure day


  • NH Hotels

- free newspapers
- free upgrade (depending on availability)


  • Hertz
- up to 10% discount for the best published fares
- 15% discount for all the range of Hertz Prestige Collection
- upgrade if required and according to availability
- 100 Bonus Miles for online booking
  • Avis

- special rates (on request when booking or collecting vehicle)
- free membership of Avis Express Preferred program
- up to 10% discount on all-inclusive rates for international leisure activities
- 100 bonus Miles when you book via Internet


  • Europcar

- 15% discount when you book on the Europcar network


  • Sixt

guaranteed business rates (ask at booking)
- 25 % discount (to be requested at booking – the promotional code 797579 must be given)
- 10% discount for Sixt holiday cars

Valid on discountable rates. Internet rates are not discountable
Upon availability



  • Regus

- 15 % discount on a businessworld Gold, Platinum ou Platinumplus membership
- 4,000 Award Miles for a businessworld Gold membership
- 8,000 Award Miles for a businessworld Platinum or Platinumplus membership

 
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