Old Feb 9, 15, 1:08 pm
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irishguy28
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Originally Posted by FlyingBlueIvory4life View Post
You can earn status through number of flights or segments. Silver I believe is 20,000 miles, Gold 30,000 and Platinum 70,000 miles so milage runs to get status with the right fare class (when in doubt just fly premium economy to get 100% miles) is possible.
True.

But it's much, much cheaper to qualify for status based on number of sectors, flying on short connecting routes (always connecting via CDG or AMS) in the cheapest mileage-earning economy classes.
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