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Status Match to Flying Blue Silver, Gold, or Platinum

Status Match to Flying Blue Silver, Gold, or Platinum

A new status match opportunity was recently announced at The Travel Summit 2024 in Toronto, offering Canadians with Aeroplan Elite Status or WestJet Rewards Elite Tiers (amongst others) the opportunity to match to Flying Blue Elite Status.

If you’re eligible, this can be a great opportunity to enjoy extra perks when flying with Air France, KLM, and other SkyTeam airlines for the next year.

Matching Status with Flying Blue

A new Flying Blue status match opportunity was announced on the Industry Leaders Panel discussion at The Travel Summit 2024 by Ben Lipsey, SVP of Loyalty and President of Air France KLM Flying Blue.

The status match offer is available for residents of Canada, the UK, and a handful of European countries who have status with the following airlines:

  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Canada
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Emirates
  • Etihad Airways
  • Finnair
  • Iberia
  • Lufthansa
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Qatar Airways 
  • Singapore Airlines
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • WestJet

Depending on your level of status, you’ll be matched to Flying Blue Silver, Gold, or Platinum status.

Enjoy elevated travel with Flying Blue Elite status

This status match opportunity is available exclusively on the Status Match website, and you’ll have to pay the following fees to match into Flying Blue status tiers if you’re based in Canada:

  • Silver: $79 (CAD)
  • Gold: $199 (CAD)
  • Platinum: $399 (CAD)

If you’re based in the UK or Europe, you’ll have to pay a different fee, which is listed on the Status Match website.

Once you’re approved, you’ll enjoy Flying Blue status for 12 months. If you’d like to extend the status further, you’ll have to fulfill the standard status requirements.

After submitting the application, you’ll hear back within three business days about your request; however, you may also be asked for further documentation.

As per the terms and conditions, you’re only eligible for one Flying Blue status match, which means that you won’t be eligible for any future status matches. Therefore, you may want to use this strategically, rather than opportunistically.

This offer is limited in terms of the number of status matches available, and it comes with no listed end date and may end at any time.

Flying Blue Silver, Gold, and Platinum Benefits

As a reminder, Flying Blue has four elite status TiersSilver, Gold, Platinum, and Ultimate.

Through this status match offer, it’s…

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