Air France - Sky Team

Platinum benefits
As a Flying Blue Platinum member, you are recognized as a SkyTeam Elite Plus member by all Skyteam Airlines.

You are Flying Blue's most valued customer. As a result, you are able to earn and spend Miles faster than ever with 100% more Flying Blue Award Miles when flying on SkyTeam Airlines.

You can carry your Level Miles forward from one year to the next, after a certain threshold and even get a Platinum Card for life after 10 years of Platinum membership.
 100% 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
 Platinum extended
 Platinum for life
 With our partners
100% Elite Bonus
Your Platinum membership gains you a 100% 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)
  • 11 432 Miles according to Platinum Elite bonus (100% of distance flown)
    28 580 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.
 
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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 ticket bookings.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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Preferred seating
You can reserve one of a number of select seats at 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.
 
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Priority check-in and transfers
Whatever your class of travel, you have access to AIR FRANCE, KLM, Air Europa and Kenya Airways First Class / 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 Platinum Elite Card. Priority check-in positions include:
  • Aeromexico - Clase Premier counters,
  • Air France – First Class / 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.
 
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Priority airport standby
You receive priority status on your requested flight's standby list*.

* Some SkyTeam airlines apply specific conditions
 
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Extra baggage allowance
  • If you are traveling to a destination subject to weight restrictions, we offer an additional allowance of 44 lbs (20 kg) when you fly AIR FRANCE, KLM, Air Europa and Kenya Airways.* This is 44 lbs (20 kg) more than the regular baggage limit authorized for the class in which you are traveling.
  • 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 supplementary baggage allowance does not apply on flight routes that employ the "Piece Concept" (baggage allowance determined by the number and dimension of items).
 
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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.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).

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 for 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.

 
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Priority boarding
Simply present your Flying Blue Platinum Elite Card to board at your convenience for more time to locate your seat and to store your carry-on luggage.
Aeromexico offers this benefit on all flights except between Mexico City and Monterrey as well as Mexico City and Guadalajara.
Air France offer this benefit on international flights only.
Delta does not offer this benefit on Delta Shuttle flights, Delta Connection flights and SONG flights.
 
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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.
 
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Platinum extended
Get your year off to a flying start.
Make your Level Miles go further by carrying them forward for renewed Platinum membership. Instead of resetting your Miles counter to zero, Platinum Extended lets you give it a boost by topping up the total with every Level Mile you have collected beyond the 115,000 Level Mile threshold*.

* Except for French residents, where the required total is 150 000 Level Miles or 105 Level flight segments.
 
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Platinum for life
Your Platinum membership is yours for life after 10 consecutive years of Platinum membership. With Platinum for life, you can rely on travel privileges for the rest of your days, and enjoy full Platinum benefits without ever needing to requalify again.
 
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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 20 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 20 kg
- specific check-in counter

  • Jet Airways
- additional baggage allowance of 20 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

  • Kingfisher
- additional baggage allowance of 20 kg
- specific check-in counter
  • Malev

- additional baggage allowance of 20 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

- extra baggage allowance of 20 kg
- lounge access (departing from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol)

  • Northwest

- additional baggage allowance of 20 kg only available 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 20 kg
- specific check-in counter
- access to lounges*

* Only when travelling on flights between Amsterdam and Sofia, Skopje or Tirana.

  • 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

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

  • M Gallery

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

  • NH Hoteles

- free newspapers
- free upgrade (depending on availability)
- possibility of leaving room later than the scheduled departure time

On request and 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 - 600 Miles free with each rental within eligible rate bands.
- 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)
- 35 % discount (to be requested at booking – the promotional code 798951 must be given)
- free upgrade
- 15% discount for a rent car with Sixt holiday cars
- 20% discount for a rent car with Sixt Limousine service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
- 10% discount for a rent car with Sixt Limousine service in other countries.

Discount valid on eligible rates.
Internet rates may not be discounted.

  • Regus

- 20% 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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