Flying Blue is the frequent flyer program of Air France and KLM. Miles can be redeemed for all SkyTeam airlines and other non-SkyTeam partners. You can earn Flying Blue miles flying on SkyTeam partners and other partners. It is one of few programs that you can transfer points to from all 4 major mega programs: American Express Membership Rewards, Capital One, Chase Ultimate Rewards® and Citi ThankYou.
Approximate miles value
1.2 cents per mile
Miles never expire as long as you have at least one accrual once every 2 years
Based on fare
Limit on amount of miles you can purchase
Explorer member - up to 75000 per year. Silver, gold, platinum - may purchase an unlimited number of miles in any calendar year
Courtesy Hold for award reservation
Do you need to open an account to check availability?
No, you need to pay per segment
Yes for all flights
Aeroflot, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Corsica, Air Europa, Air Mauritius, Alitalia, Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Copa Airlines, Czech Airlines, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, GOL, Japan Airlines, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Saudi Arabian Airlines, TAROM, Transavia, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen Airlines
Credit card partners
American Express (1:1, instant transfer), Chase (1:1, up to 1-hour transfer), Citi ThankYou (1:1, instant transfer), Capital One (1:1, instant transfer)
Marriott Bonvoy (3:1, 3 days transfer), Best Western Rewards (6:1, 4-6 weeks transfer), Accor Live Limitless (2:1, 4-6 weeks transfer), IHG Rewards (5:1, 6 weeks transfer), Hilton Honors (10:1, up to 30 days transfer), World of Hyatt (5:2, 6-8 weeks transfer), Radisson Rewards (10:1, 4-6 weeks transfer)
Co-Branded credit card in the US
Air France KLM World Elite Mastercard from Bank of America
Do you use this program? Share your experience and tips in the comments below. Your thoughts would be very valuable to us!
Choose where you are going from and to by selecting the respective zones. There are two ways to choose your origin and destination - you can either select the zones they fall into on the map or by clicking on the bars above the map and entering the city name or airport code into the search fields.
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Thank you for your comment! If you want to claim your Flying Blue miles from past Delta flights, you will need to submit a claim through Flying Blue. You have up to 6 months from the date of your flight to do it.
However, please note that you cannot transfer miles to Flying Blue account, if they have already been credited to your Delta Skymiles account.