HOP!

HOP! is a wholly owned Air France subsidiary formed through the synergy of three carriers – Brit Air, Regional and Airlinair. With this partnership, members can now look forward to even more opportunities to earn and spend Miles on flights within France and throughout Europe.

With HOP!, Flying Blue members can:

Earn Award Miles
Earn Level Miles*
Earn qualifying flights**
Earn Elite bonus Miles
Spend Award Miles
Extend the validity of Award Miles
Enjoy SkyTeam benefits worldwide

* When you fly with HOP! you can also earn Level and Award Miles on European and domestic flights with a MiNi and Basic fare.

** When you fly with HOP! you can also earn qualifying flights on European flights booked with a MiNi or Basic fare. French domestic flights booked with MiNi and Basic fares only count as qualifying flights for non-French residents and for French residents in possession of the Air France Discount pass.

What are the conditions for earning and spending Miles with HOP!?

Flying Blue members can earn Miles on:
  • Flights that are operated by HOP! and marketed as A5 or AF
  • Tickets with a booking sub-class that is mentioned in the table below
Flying Blue members can spend Miles on:
  • Flights that are operated by HOP! and marketed as A5
Flying Blue members cannot earn Miles on:
  • Tickets with a booking sub-class that is not mentioned in the table below
  • Tickets that were purchased with Award Miles: X, B, Q, E, N, W, R and V
How can I earn Miles?

To earn Miles according to the HOP! earning scheme, you must purchase a flight that is marketed and operated by HOP!. The distance you fly in miles provides a number that forms the basis of what you will earn. Your booking sub-class will determine the applicable earning percentage. Have a look at the scheme below and read more about how it works.

HOP! Accrual scheme (effective as of 16-01-2017):
Cabin Class Booking sub-class Earn %
European flights
Economy Class W, S, A 200%
Y, B 100%
D, M 75%
U, K, P 50%
H, J, L, Q, T, E, N, V, R, X 25%
G 20%
MiNi Fares L, Q, T, E, N, V, R, P, J, K 20%
Domestic flights
Flex W, S, A 200%
Smart Y, B, D, M, U, H, A* 80%
Basic Plus K, P, L, J, Q, T, E, N, R, V, X 50%
G 25%
Basic K, P, L, J, Q, T, E, N, R, V, X 25%
* Only on Orly-Corsica-Orly routes (ORY-AJA-ORY, ORY-BIA-ORY, ORY-CLY-ORY and ORY-FSC-ORY).

Introducing new fare structure

To make the ticket selection procedure easier, HOP! introduced three Economy Class ticket options for flights within Europe and North Africa: Light, Standard and Flex.

You will continue to earn Flying Blue Miles on all three ticket options for flights that are marketed as AF or KL and operated by AIR FRANCE, KLM and HOP!.

HOP! Accrual scheme for new fares in Economy Class within Europe & North Africa (effective as of 16-01-2017):

Sub-class Light Standard Flex
W 130% 150% 200%
S 120% 140% 200%
A 110% 120% 200%
Y 90% 110% 150%
B 90% 110% 150%
D 75% 90% 110%
M 50% 75% 100%
U 50% 60% 80%
P 50% 60% 80%
H 30% 50% 80%
K 50% 60% 80%
J 30% 50% 80%
L 20% 40% 60%
Q 20% 40% 60%
T 20% 35% 55%
E 20% 35% 55%
N 20% 30% 50%
R 20% 25% 45%
V 20% 25% 40%
X 20% 25% 40%
G N/A N/A N/A

How many Miles will I earn?

The number of Award Miles and Level Miles you will earn depends on three important factors:

1) The marketing carrier and the operating airline
The accrual scheme of the marketing carrier determines how many Miles you can earn on your flight. It is easy to find out which airline is the marketing carrier for your flight. The two-digit airline code that comes before the flight number (e.g. A5 0123) shows which airline is the marketing carrier.

If your flight number starts with an airline code from one of the Flying Blue partner airlines (e.g. AZ 0123) the accrual scheme of that specific partner (in this case Alitalia) will apply, even if the flight is operated by another Flying Blue partner airline. Please check the relevant airline partner page for more information about the number of Miles you can earn.

2) The distance flown
The distance in miles between the place of origin and destination determines the number of Award Miles and Level Miles you will earn. But when the distance covered one-way is less than 750 miles on a European flight or 500 miles on a domestic flight, Flying Blue offers you a minimum number of Miles. In this case you will earn the minimum of respectively 750 or 500 Award Miles and Level Miles*. Passengers with a Basic fare can earn 250 Miles by paying EUR 5.

* Please note that the above accrual scheme also applies to the minimum amount.

3) The booking sub-class
Every cabin class is divided into different booking sub-classes, related to the fare you booked. The booking sub-class is specified as a letter on your ticket and will determine the percentage of Miles you earn based on the distance flown, as described above. Please have a look at the table below to check the accrual percentage for your booking sub-class.

How does the calculation work?

Use our handy Miles Calculator to find out how many Miles you will earn with your ticket. An explanation of the calculation for earning Miles is given below.

Level Miles = distance in miles x earning percentage of booking sub-class

Award Miles = (distance in miles x earning percentage of booking sub-class) +
(distance in miles x earning percentage Elite bonus)

How can I spend Miles?

With HOP! you can use your Award Miles to purchase a flight. Our Miles Calculator will tell you exactly how many Miles you need to spend.

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