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New policy for paid and miles upgrades (AF/KL) - sept 2017

New policy for paid and miles upgrades (AF/KL) - sept 2017

Old May 27, 19, 11:32 am
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CDG-PVG (MU-coded if that makes sense) J->P : 1789Ä or 223,600 miles, 7 seats left on the 380.

For once the price in miles looks relatively reasonable to me while I find the cash offer too high (although so frenchy! ).

Miles offer is not constantly displayed and appears/disappears from time to time while looking at the seatmap.

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Old May 27, 19, 10:51 pm
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Originally Posted by Porcepic View Post
CDG-PVG (MU-coded if that makes sense) J->P : 1789Ä or 223,600 miles, 7 seats left on the 380.

For once the price in miles looks relatively reasonable to me while I find the cash offer too high (although so frenchy! ).

Miles offer is not constantly displayed and appears/disappears from time to time while looking at the seatmap.
I had a very similar offer for the same flight earlier this month. I didnít take it. However I have to say that the business class on the A380 is ancient if not outright horrible 😔. Half of lavatories were locked, the information screens didnít go dark and even the security video didnít play, so PNCs had to it old school - on an A380 😁. So if you have the budget, go for F, the lounge alone is more than worth it.
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Old May 29, 19, 3:15 pm
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VIE-CDG : €69. Took it
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Old May 29, 19, 4:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Goldorak View Post
VIE-CDG : Ä69. Took it
Wish they would be giving some XPís for the upgrades .. otherwise donít see much point unless it is completely full flight and I need to work during it.
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Old May 30, 19, 2:37 am
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CDG-JFK on A380. Booked very cheap Z. P upgrade offer was 1900 CHF or 213700 miles. Declined.
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Old May 30, 19, 10:21 pm
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ICN - CDG from PE (S) to Business: 309 EUR or 44100 miles. Took the miles offer

CDG - AMS Eco to Business: 89 EUR or 22300 miles. Did not take it, doubt the value will be 50% of the intercontinental flight
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Old May 31, 19, 4:54 am
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Originally Posted by remcojl View Post
ICN - CDG from PE (S) to Business: 309 EUR or 44100 miles. Took the miles offer

CDG - AMS Eco to Business: 89 EUR or 22300 miles. Did not take it, doubt the value will be 50% of the intercontinental flight
fair judgment ^
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Old Jun 9, 19, 3:10 pm
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JFK-CDG

$425.15 W (A Fare) -> Business during OLCI.

Not bad but flight is on an A380 so could end up sitting on a NEV3. If there are miles+cash upgrades available at the airport then maybe I can consider it.

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Old Jun 12, 19, 5:35 pm
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VLC-AMS: $101.90 (L Fare)

AMS-JFK: $410 (V Fare)

Tempted to take the AMS-JFK offer but this could be a good use of some FB miles I have sitting in my account and not intending to use. Will have to wait to get to AMS to be able to do this since for obvious reasons the system wouldn't offer me an upgrade with miles with a DL FQTV attached.
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Old Jun 13, 19, 3:23 am
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MXP-CDG : €329 (!) or 29'000 miles. Needless to say I didn't bother (I actually paid that amount on a DXB-CDG Y->J upgrade last year). I noticed that J only had 2 PAX on the flight, for 8 available seats (2 rows).
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Old Jun 15, 19, 10:04 am
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Originally Posted by SDQBound View Post
VLC-AMS: $101.90 (L Fare)

AMS-JFK: $410 (V Fare)

Tempted to take the AMS-JFK offer but this could be a good use of some FB miles I have sitting in my account and not intending to use. Will have to wait to get to AMS to be able to do this since for obvious reasons the system wouldn't offer me an upgrade with miles with a DL FQTV attached.
Lesson learned: if you are tempted, grab it.

I went back to try to purchase on the app and website and it was no longer offered. At the KLM lounge in AMS asked and they were selling them for 595 Euros or 20,000 miles + 400 Euros.

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Old Jun 19, 19, 8:03 am
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CDG-KBP 89EUR or 22.000 miles
same on the way back but no miles option
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Old Jun 19, 19, 2:53 pm
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NBO-CPT $280 via plus grade bid (lowest option) ... not bad for a 7:30 flight (but itís low season in CPT and C was only 20% full
CPT - NBO for 30k miles immediately after booking, almost same load factor
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Old Jun 19, 19, 3:48 pm
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Originally Posted by CDGcommuter View Post
CDG-KBP 89EUR or 22.000 miles
same on the way back but no miles option
not bad. This is a long flight.
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Old Jun 20, 19, 7:33 am
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Originally Posted by Goldorak View Post

not bad. This is a long flight.
Yes, I got upgraded at the gate on the way there and took it on the way back
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