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Old Nov 8, 18, 6:51 am
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Originally Posted by Ikaz View Post
A strange one here, I have a 8+ hour layover at CDG soon, landing in 2F, leaving 2E.
Is it possible go through flight connections (I assume that I will need to go through to 2E and won't be allowed into the 2F lounge?), grab lunch in the lounge, then go airside to visit Paris before my evening flight?
Frankly...if you want to go to Paris, why not having lunch in town. Food will be much better and you’ll be in the Parisian ambiance
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Old Nov 8, 18, 8:04 am
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Originally Posted by Ikaz View Post
A strange one here, I have a 8+ hour layover at CDG soon, landing in 2F, leaving 2E.
Is it possible go through flight connections (I assume that I will need to go through to 2E and won't be allowed into the 2F lounge?), grab lunch in the lounge, then go airside to visit Paris before my evening flight?
There is a good chance the 2F dragons will let you in, but no guarantee. I remember the +/-2 years period when the old, poor 2G lounge was operational. Whenever I arrived @ 2E on long haul, I tried to go to one of the respective lounges in 2E, most of the time (but not always) they would let me in. I understand your case is kind of the other way around, but still the same principle.
Personally, I would follow Goldorak's recommendation (see above), that's exactly what I do on every 4h+ layover @ CDG (unless I'm in F).
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Old Nov 8, 18, 5:31 pm
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I will indeed go and get lunch out of the airport, I will visit the Museum Air and Space at Le Bourget with a local friend, and we will find a place to eat nearby.
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Old Nov 10, 18, 3:18 am
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Originally Posted by Ikaz View Post
I will indeed go and get lunch out of the airport, I will visit the Museum Air and Space at Le Bourget with a local friend, and we will find a place to eat nearby.
Excellent choice, although you'll see that the area around LBG is one of the most depressing I know
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Old Nov 13, 18, 4:10 am
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Originally Posted by Goldorak View Post
Excellent choice, although you'll see that the area around LBG is one of the most depressing I know
And the Air and Space Museum is a very very sad place for aviation lovers. Yes, you can get inside the Concorde (two of them), and a B747-200, and see the Ariane space rocket. But the rest of the museum is a dusted-in collection of items that are exposed in a way that it just seems "stuff", the bit of interactive experience that they have tried to build there is usually broken, etc. It's amazing to see what a prominent role French inventors, engineers and aviators played in the history of aviation, often under-estimated. But this museum gives you the feeling that it's all faded glory.

There is a restaurant at the museum, which is, well, okay-ish at best.

I don't want to discourage you, just manage expectations.
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Old Nov 16, 18, 1:14 pm
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thanks for the link. I read the same however thought it was a mistake (or just could not believe my eyes), as F is one of the highest booking classes, DL is the main Skyteam/Transatlantic partner and DL Skymiles would credit miles for the same combination (La Premiere on DL Codeshare) and also La Premiere booked on AF.

Do you know any reason why the DL codeshare should be excluded solely for La Premiere bookings while all other booking classes are eligible?
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that's an explanation which I 100% agree with, however not a reason.
I will challenge FB on this, however I cannot believe that I'm the first AF La Premiere DL Codeshare passenger who has noticed that the miles from the F-flight don't credit on FB.
for documentation regarding this issue from 8.Oct in this thread: After some back and forth, FB credited the miles and XP for my La Premiere flight booked on DL Codeshare.
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Old Jan 12, 19, 8:09 am
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I don't fly that often on KLM. Last year I flew AMS-DEL and got close to 13,000 miles in Business. This year the same flights I only got 3700 miles. Is there a mistake or is this the new spend based earning? Quite a devaluation for business class tickets I must say.
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Old Jan 12, 19, 1:03 pm
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I don't fly that often on KLM. Last year I flew AMS-DEL and got close to 13,000 miles in Business. This year the same flights I only got 3700 miles. Is there a mistake or is this the new spend based earning?
Yes, that can happen, unfortunately. If you are on a discounted fare like Z and have no (high tier) status than indeed earning can be dramatically lower compared to the past.
For sure the reduced earning has nothing to do with the ongoing contraction of the Eurasion plate
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