Air France Arrivals Lounge Paris – 7

Review: Air France Arrivals Lounge Paris CDG

I arrived at Paris Charles de Gaulle around 8AM, and I had a flight out of Paris Orly at 2:30PM. My first stop was the Air France Arrivals Lounge, both to get a shower, and also to get some work done. This isn't Air France's fault, but I despise Charles…

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Air France A350 Business Class – 3

Review: Air France A350 Business Class

While I've flown Air France several times before, I specifically flew them from Toronto to Paris because I wanted to fly the A350. Toronto is currently the only North American city to which they fly the plane, and it's a new addition to their fleet.…

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Air France Klm Lounge Toronto – 14

Review: Air France-KLM Lounge Toronto Airport

The first segment of my trip was on Air France's brand new A350-900 from Toronto to Paris. While the flight was only departing at 6:45PM, I ended up getting to Toronto Pearson Airport before 12PM, as I wanted to make sure I didn't miss my connection,…

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Air France 787 Watermark

Capital One Offering 20% Flying Blue Transfer Bonus

Last December Capital One introduced a transferrable points currency for their Venture and Spark products, which was an exciting development. The Venture and Spark cards were previously useful for earning rewards that could be redeemed as cash towards…

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Klm 787 Business Class – 16

New Flying Blue Promo Awards For November 2019

Air France-KLM Flying Blue has just published the details of their latest Promo Awards, which are valid for bookings as of tomorrow. Historically one of the best uses of Air France-KLM Flying Blue miles is booking their Promo Awards. Flying Blue publishes…

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Air France Business Class Watermark

Transfer Amex Points To Flying Blue With 25% Bonus

Amex is on a roll at the moment when it comes to transfer bonuses. Through November 30, 2019, the US Amex Membership Rewards program is offering a 25% bonus when you convert points into Air France-KLM Flying Blue miles. Points ordinarily convert at a…

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Klm 787

Live: Amazing Flying Blue “Special Edition” Promo Awards

Every month Air France-KLM Flying Blue publishes Promo Awards, offering discounted redemptions in select markets. These are typically released at the beginning of each month, and I write about them when they go live. A few days ago I wrote about how…

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Air France 777 Business Class

Buy Air France-KLM Flying Blue Miles With A Bonus

Air France-KLM's Flying Blue program has just launched their latest bonus on purchased miles. The Flying Blue program has just launched their latest bonus on purchased miles, valid through November 7, 2019. You have to log into your Flying Blue account…

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Air France La Premiere – 1

Air France Adds Restrictions To First Class Awards

Air France La Premiere is one of my favorite first class products in the world, and it looks like they've just added even more restrictions to booking awards in this cabin. As it stands, Air France first class awards can exclusively be booked by Flying…

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Klm Ad

LOVE: KLM’s Brilliant 100th Birthday Ad

Yesterday KLM celebrated their 100th birthday -- they claim to be the oldest airline in the world, so happy birthday to them! They're looking quite good for their age, eh? KLM had a lot of festivities surrounding this milestone, though most exciting…

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Air France La Premiere – 1

Air France First Class Restaurant Perks In Paris

I consider Air France's La Premiere to be one of the best first class products in the world. They offer an incredible experience, both in the air and on the ground. I'd like to think I'm pretty well versed in Air France's first class product, though…

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Air France A350 900

Air France Takes Delivery Of First A350

It's an exciting day for Air France and Airbus. Air France has today taken delivery of their very first Airbus A350-900. The airline plans on taking delivery of a total of 28 of these planes by 2025. It seems fitting that France's flag carrier finally…

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Capitol Building, Aerial Skyline, Sunset, Austin, Tx, Texas State Capital

KLM Launching Flights To Austin In 2020

Austin's transatlantic expansion just keeps on rolling, and I didn't see this one coming. It has today been announced that KLM will be launching 3x weekly flights between Amsterdam and Austin as of May 4, 2020. The flight will be operated by an Airbus…

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Air France La Premiere – 1

Review: Air France 777 First Class

I'll keep this review relatively short, and will focus on what made this flight unique. I was more detailed in my review of the New York to Paris flight a couple of days prior. Then there's my most detailed Air France first class review ever, which was…

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La Premiere Lounge Paris – 52

Review: Air France La Premiere Lounge Paris

We had to check out of the Park Hyatt Paris at 4PM, way ahead of our 11:20PM flight to Johannesburg. We ended up taking an Uber to the airport at around 5PM, and got there before 6PM. I was super excited for my dad and Ford to experience Air France's…

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Air France La Premiere – 5

How My Dad Flew To South Africa Without Knowing It

I'll continue the "formal" trip report shortly, but wanted to first write about what we managed to pull off over the weekend thanks to the help of some very dedicated and creative Air France employees. On Sunday morning my dad, Ford, and I, landed in…

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Air France La Premiere – 2

Review: Air France La Premiere 777-300ER

I last reviewed Air France La Premiere on a flight a couple of years ago from Paris to Houston. I say that up front because that review was much more detailed than I'll make this one in terms of the hard product, while this review will mostly be focused…

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Air France First Class Lounge Jfk – 7

Review: Air France La Premiere Lounge & Spa New York JFK

We had a nearly five hour layover at JFK, as we arrived before 12PM from Toronto, and were connecting to Paris on Air France in first class at 4:25PM (in the next installment I'll share the tickets that I booked). Remember that at this point my dad still…

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Air France 787 Business Class – 3

Amazing Deal: Earn 20K Amex Points For Air France-KLM Booking

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most Amex cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual fee on…

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Virgin Atlantic A330

New Delta, Air France-KLM, And Virgin Atlantic Joint Venture

It looks like there's a new transatlantic joint venture on the horizon, and this is going to be an interesting one... A joint venture is the highest level of cooperation you can have between two airlines. When airlines form a joint venture they coordinate…

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