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[PREM FARE GONE] AF-KLM AMS-MEX rt/ J 204 XP 1100€

Old Jul 13, 2020, 7:40 am
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[PREM FARE GONE] AF-KLM AMS-MEX rt/ J 204 XP 1100€

AF-KLM is having an awesome fare from AMS to Mexico (MEX and other mexican airports).

You can route this through CDG to maximize your XPs earnings, and enjoy Air France 777 Best Cabin product.

Remember that Flying Blue is doubling XPs and miles until the end of the year, so this return flight will earn you 204 XP, and maybe more if your connecting to CUN/MTY/GDL...

https://www.google.com/flights?hl=en...2*2.EUR.108262





https://www.flyingblue.com/en/news/doublemiles-doublexp
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 8:12 am
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Originally Posted by IstKong
AF-KLM is having an awesome fare from AMS to Mexico (MEX and other mexican airports).

You can route this through CDG to maximize your XPs earnings, and enjoy Air France 777 Best Cabin product.

Remember that Flying Blue is doubling XPs and miles until the end of the year, so this return flight will earn you 204 XP, and maybe more if your connecting to CUN/MTY/GDL...

https://www.google.com/flights?hl=en...2*2.EUR.108262





https://www.flyingblue.com/en/news/doublemiles-doublexp
thanks booked perfect for my 1000 e voucher
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 9:57 am
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Seems like it can be routed through most of the US for added miles
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 10:00 am
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FB award miles are revenue based so not very relevant for those collecting on this program.

However adding stops is relevant to collect more XP and gain status.

Also, for European based travellers, I would avoid any stops in the US due to the travel ban.
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 11:22 am
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What is the best anyone could get?

AMS-JFK-MEX-CUN-MEX-LAX-AMS is one of what I have found. 787 on JFK-MEX, but 737 for 6 hours from CUN to LAX via MEX. Ugh....and 767 DL...
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 12:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Fes426
Seems like it can be routed through most of the US for added miles
Doing so will lead to sectors which won't earn double XPs and double miles. That said, given that in some cases travelling on a non-AF/KL flight number could lead to substantially more miles anyway, you should investigate carefully.
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 12:21 pm
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Originally Posted by IstKong
FB award miles are revenue based so not very relevant for those collecting on this program.

However adding stops is relevant to collect more XP and gain status.
Not in the example to which you reply; the AM sectors in that itinerary would earn 5643 miles regardless of cost, while the KL sectors would earn based on revenue and FB status.

And again, in this case the AM sectors would not earn double XP.

And, of course, for collectors in other programmes other than Flying Blue, different considerations apply!
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 1:04 pm
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Originally Posted by irishguy28
Not in the example to which you reply; the AM sectors in that itinerary would earn 5643 miles regardless of cost, while the KL sectors would earn based on revenue and FB status.

And again, in this case the AM sectors would not earn double XP.

And, of course, for collectors in other programmes other than Flying Blue, different considerations apply!

The flight has to be ticketed by AF or KLM to earn double XP/miles on Flying Blue. It can be operated by AM metal, it will still earn double XP if ticketed on AF/KLM website.

Check the terms and conditions of the offer :

What are Air France or KLM marketed flights?

Air France or KLM marketed flights are flights that are booked directly via Air France or KLM (with an Air France or KLM flight number). However, they can be operated by another airline.
Hope that we will be able to travel to intercontinental destinations (except Mexico) before 2021 because there are also awesome XP opportunities with transatlantic flights to the US connecting with Delta on AF ticket, or flights to Asia connecting with their Chinese partners (Southern/Eastern).
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 1:39 pm
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Originally Posted by IstKong
The flight has to be ticketed by AF or KLM to earn double XP/miles on Flying Blue. It can be operated by AM metal, it will still earn double XP if ticketed on AF/KLM website.
And in the example to which you responded, the AM-operated flights are sold under AM flightcodes, and therefore will not earn double XPs, only "regular" XPs. As per the offer T&Cs, double XPs (and miles!) are only given for AF/KL coded sectors.
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Old Jul 13, 2020, 1:40 pm
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Didn't saw in the example above that they were sold by AM
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Old Jul 14, 2020, 2:45 pm
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Originally Posted by 747jetter
What is the best anyone could get?

AMS-JFK-MEX-CUN-MEX-LAX-AMS is one of what I have found. 787 on JFK-MEX, but 737 for 6 hours from CUN to LAX via MEX. Ugh....and 767 DL...
AMS>CDG>ATL>MEX>LAX>CDG>AMS
- couldn't find it on GF, only on KLM site

AMS>CDG>ATL>MEX (120XP)
MEX>LAX>CDG>AMS (132XP)

252XP / €1164

Details to follow

AMS>CDG>ATL>MEX (120XP)
MEX>LAX>CDG>AMS (132XP)

252XP / €1164

I'm not suggesting these are the best flights, or the best times
- it's just an example of higher XP earning even with Delta and Aeromexico
- these flights were found and bookable on the KLM site





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Old Jul 15, 2020, 3:55 am
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Anyone able to book this through ORD?
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Old Jul 15, 2020, 4:30 am
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Anyone able to book this through ORD?
I do not think you can as ORD is not a DL hub in the USA
It must be a SkyTeam hub (ATL, LAX, MEX ....)
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Old Jul 15, 2020, 7:45 am
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If you don't hold the relevant documents, you will not be able to transit through the US due to the travel ban and it may not change until 2021 unfortunately...

That's why I would be more confident to book stops only in Europe and Mexico, that are already open for EU passport holders...
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Old Jul 15, 2020, 9:19 am
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i would avise to book the AF or KL operated flight. AM is in a very bad situation. They offer ultralow prices currently to chase $/£/€. they are in Chapter 11, so viability is questionned
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