GOL offers the most extensive and convenient routes in South America and the Caribbean, with almost 900 flights a day to 51 destinations in Brazil and 12 in other countries.

With GOL, 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

What are the conditions for earning and spending Miles with GOL?

Flying Blue members can earn Miles on:
  • Flights that are operated by GOL and marketed as G3, AF or KL
  • 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 GOL and marketed as G3
Flying Blue members cannot earn Miles on:
  • Tickets with a booking sub-class not mentioned in the table below
  • Tickets that were purchased with Award Miles: I and X

How can I earn Miles?

To earn Miles according to the GOL earning scheme, you must purchase a flight that is marketed and operated by GOL. 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.

GOL Accrual scheme (effective as of 17-12-2013):
Cabin Class Booking sub-class
Earn %
First Class N/A N/A
Business Class C, D 125%
Economy Class Y, S, K, H, M, Q, L, V, F, B 100%
T, J, W 75%
E, P, U, A, N 50%
Not eligible for accrual G, R, Z, O 0%

How many Miles will I earn?

The number of Award 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. G3 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 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 you will earn. Flying Blue offers you a minimum number of Miles when the distance you cover one-way is less than 500 miles. In this case, you will earn the minimum of 500 Award Miles. Please note that the 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 accrual scheme to check the earning 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.

Earning Award Miles
  1. The distance flown is multiplied with the earning percentage of the booking sub-class.
  2. The distance flown is multiplied with the earning percentage of the Elite bonus, if applicable.
  3. These numbers are added up.
Award Miles = (distance in miles x earning percentage of booking sub-class) +
(distance in miles x earning percentage Elite bonus)

For example

G3 flight from Caracas to Punta Cana (International flight: 559 miles one-way)

As a Flying Blue Gold member in Business Class – booking sub-class D, you earn:

Award Miles
Distance in miles: 559 Total
Booking sub-class: 125% Elite bonus: N/A 699
699 0

As a Flying Blue Ivory member in Economy Class – booking sub-class P, you earn:

Award Miles
Distance in miles: 559 Total
Booking sub-class: 50% Elite bonus: N/A 280
280 0

How can I spend Miles?

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

About this partner

Visit this partner's website

All about Flying Blue Miles

Level Miles and Award Miles, made simple

Read more

Why join Flying Blue?

  • Earn Miles every step of the way.
  • Enjoy exclusive services and benefits.
  • Spend Miles with more than 100 partners – in the air and on the ground.
Join now, it’s free!


Do you want to know more about Flying Blue? Or do you have questions regarding your membership? Check out our support page.

Contact us via social media

Or contact us by e-mail or phone 7 days a week
Flying Blue is founded by AIR FRANCE KLM
Flying Blue is also the frequent traveller programme of Air Europa, Kenya Airways, Tarom, Aircalin, HOP!
© 2015 Flying Blue