Do you have future travel plans? Thinking of travelling next year? Book a ticket and upgrade your Flying Blue status to Silver Elite! 

When you purchase a ticket originating from South Africa on Air France or KLM between 3 November and 15 December 2020, with a departure date by 30 June 2021, you qualify for a unique opportunity to upgrade your Flying Blue Explorer status to Silver immediately! ** 

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE! You can book with peace of mind, in case you need to postpone your trip, without explanation, this can be done at no extra charge(1) or you can receive a voucher or refund. Silver is the first Elite level of the Flying Blue programme. As a Silver Elite member, you can enjoy greater benefits that will make every trip more comfortable: 
  • Priority check-in, baggage drop-off, and boarding
  • 1 free extra checked baggage item on SkyTeam flights
  • 25% discount on seat options (exit rows, duo seats or Economy Comfort on KLM)
  • Free selection of standard seats


If you are not already a Flying Blue member, simply enrol in Flying Blue and email your Flying Blue number and Air France or KLM ticket number to by 15 December 2020. Your status will be upgraded to Silver Elite before departure.** 

Find out more about Flying Blue Silver Elite benefits here

Not a Flying Blue member? Enrol here in less than 5 minutes, you will instantly receive Explorer membership and be eligible for upgrade to Silver Elite!


Air France-KLM is enforcing strict health and safety measures on board and at the airport. In-flight safety is more of a priority than ever, and you can be sure that we'll be doing everything possible to allow you to travel in full compliance with the strictest health regulations. 

Please click below for information on our Health and Safety measures: 

  • Valid on Air France KLM operated flights originating from South Africa.
  • Ticket must be purchased between 3 November – 15 December 2020.
  • Email the ticket number and Flying Blue number to by 17h00 on 15 December 2020.
  • The offer is limited to the first qualifying 50 passengers.
  • Outbound travel must commence by 30 June 2021.
  • Air France KLM reserves the right to downgrade the Elite status if the ticket is refunded.
  • Silver Elite Status is valid for one year, you will be downgraded to Explorer at the end of the qualifying period if you did not fly enough to keep the Silver status.
  • Air France KLM reserves the right to withdraw the offer without notice.
  • (1)All changes are subject to seat availability and a fare difference might apply.
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