Normal upgrade milage on KQ

Old Jul 8, 19, 10:21 am
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Normal upgrade milage on KQ

Does anyone here have any experience upgrading on KQ with miles? I recently booked a ticket on KQ and am a Delta DM. Trying to figure out if I should transfer some miles to my Flying Blue account to try to upgrade using miles. I'm booked on a B class ticket.

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Old Jul 9, 19, 4:28 am
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B is indeed a mileage-upgradable fare class on KQ.

1. Look up your reservation from either the Kenya Airways, Air France or KLM (illustrated) websites while logged in with your Flying Blue credentials.
2. Check to see if your booking displays a "Check your options for upgrade with miles" (or equivalent) button.
3. If so, explore your options online.
4. If not, call Flying Blue.

Alternately: check all your upgrade options at https://www.kenya-airways.com/prepar...kq-upgrade/en/
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Old Jul 9, 19, 5:30 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
B is indeed a mileage-upgradable fare class on KQ.

1. Look up your reservation from either the Kenya Airways, Air France or KLM (illustrated) websites while logged in with your Flying Blue credentials.
2. Check to see if your booking displays a "Check your options for upgrade with miles" (or equivalent) button.
3. If so, explore your options online.
4. If not, call Flying Blue.

Alternately: check all your upgrade options at https://www.kenya-airways.com/prepar...kq-upgrade/en/

Given that this is a KQ flight, KLM website won't help, KQ website doesn't have an equivalent on their website so OP will have to call KQ or FB to upgrade in advance using miles.
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Old Jul 9, 19, 6:24 am
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Originally Posted by Ditto View Post
Given that this is a KQ flight, KLM website won't help, KQ website doesn't have an equivalent on their website so OP will have to call KQ or FB to upgrade in advance using miles.
Kenya Airways uses the same Amadeus Altéa system used by AFKL, and therefore any KQ booking should be visible and manageable via either the AF or KL websites. Now of course, that may not mean that an upgrade can be booked on those websites, but I encourage the OP to try, and to report back, so that we can all learn.
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Old Jul 9, 19, 6:39 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
Kenya Airways uses the same Amadeus Altéa system used by AFKL, and therefore any KQ booking should be visible and manageable via either the AF or KL websites. Now of course, that may not mean that an upgrade can be booked on those websites, but I encourage the OP to try, and to report back, so that we can all learn.
Of course, and seat selection for example can easily be done on KL website, but the upgrade option will not show up there unless something has changed recently.
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