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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the oldest scheduled airline in the world still operating under its original name. From their core belief that the KLM people are the brand, they believe that they can make a difference by creating memorable experiences. Their genuine attention to their customers, makes them feel recognised, at ease, comfortable and touched. KLM’s extensive hub network of European and intercontinental destinations provide for easy, direct connections to the economic centers and capitals around the world.

As a Flying Club member you can earn on all codeshare routes. Flying Club members can earn a percentage of the miles you have flown depending on the cabin you are flying in. Please see the table below for more information.

Miles earned on KLM flights

Travel type Cabin Booking Class Miles earned Tier points
Long haul Business J, C, D 400% 200
    I, Z 200% 100
  Economy Y, B, M 150% 50
    K, H, L 100% 50
    Q, T, N, R, V 50% 25
European Business J, C, D 1200
(fixed miles)
    I, Z 1200
(fixed miles)
  Economy Flex Y, B, M 600
(fixed miles)
  Economy Standard K, H, L 300
(fixed miles)
  Economy Light Q, T, N, R, V 150
(fixed miles)

Tier bonus

If you’re a Silver or Gold Flying Club member you can earn a tier bonus on top of your flown miles. The tier bonus will be based on the total miles in each booking class. For example, if you’re flying in Z class, you will receive a total of 200% as a Red member, 260% as a Silver member and 320% as a Gold member.

Flying Club membership tier benefits (applies to all cabin classes and ticket types)
Red Silver Gold
Standard miles 30% 60%

How to book

To earn miles on KLM:

Book your KLM flights directly online and remember to add your Flying Club membership number.

Missing miles

When claiming miles please keep all copies of your original tickets/e-tickets and boarding passes until the correct amount of miles appear on your account. If the miles do not show on your account within six weeks, please contact us to claim them back.

Claim missing miles

The small print

Earning miles:

This is only applicable to Codeshare services that are marketed by Virgin Atlantic and operated by KLM.

Miles may only be earned on flights operated by KLM which is marketed under a Virgin Atlantic flight number.

Miles will be issued to Flying Club members when travelling in the qualifying classes listed.

Tiers points will only apply if a flight qualifies for miles.

If you're a member of one of our partner airlines' frequent flyer programmes, please note that you can only earn miles in one scheme for any particular flight.

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