Air France Flying Blue members can now redeem miles for upgrade awards online. The new option is available to all members who have purchased a flight on Air France, KLM, Air Europa, Kenya Airways, Delta Air Lines or Aircalin. Visit http://www.airfrance.com or http://www.klm.com to redeem miles for an upgrade. Upgrades on KLM must be made at least 72 hours before departure and Air France upgrades must been booked at least 24 hours prior to departure. Also, through April 15, 2011, Flying Blue Platinum, Gold and Silver members can receive a 50 percent discount on the number of miles normally required for an upgrade from the Affaires cabin to La Premiere.
In other news from Flying Blue, members will no longer be able to redeem miles for award stays at Accor hotels but Flying Blue members who are also A|Club members and select Flying Blue as their earning preference will be able to earn miles on all eligible stays, including promotions and corporate rates.
Flying Blue members who visit the 2011 Keukenhof Gardens exhibition in the Netherlands will receive a free bag of tulip bulbs. The Keukenhof Gardens will be open from March 24 to May 20, 2011.