Making my journey even smoother

Who doesn't enjoy that extra bit of comfort while travelling? As a Flying Blue member, you can spend your Award Miles on various flight-related services, such as an upgrade, extra baggage allowance, shopping or extra comfort on board.

Extra in-flight options: the level of comfort is up to you

You can spend your Award Miles on extra comfort during your KLM flight. Pick the seat that you want and eat the food that you like: customise your flight with the extra options of KLM. Depending on availability, customers can book the KLM in-flight options below up to 48 hours before departure via MyTrip. Flying Blue Elite members receive a discount when purchasing these options with money instead of Award Miles.

Please note that it is not possible to request in-flight options at the KLM gates. After boarding, monetary discounts no longer apply.

Extra options are perfect for you if:

You need more legroom
You want to choose what you eat

Economy Comfort

By choosing Economy Comfort, you can get your work done or simply relax and enjoy the flight even more comfortably. Economy Comfort passengers have more legroom, can recline their seats further and are among the first to disembark.

Your Flying Blue membership enables you to pay for your Economy Comfort ticket with Award Miles. This will cost between 1,500 and 25,000 Miles, depending on the distance of your flight. As an Elite member, you can benefit from discounts when paying with money. These discounts also apply for Economy Comfort seats on Delta Air Lines flights.
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Extra seating options

When flying in Economy Class with KLM you can treat yourself to some extra seating options to make your flight even more comfortable. Use your Miles to purchase extra seating options or get a reduction when paying with money.

Take your pick from the options below:
  • A seat with extra legroom
    Depending on the aircraft type, you can choose seats with 79 cm (38 in) legroom or seats with 140 cm (55 in) legroom.
  • A seat just behind the Economy Comfort zone
  • A seat in a row of 2 seats
    Seat with only one neighbour. Please note that some of these seats cannot fully recline.
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À la carte meals

Besides special-diet meals, you can also request à la carte meals on KLM’s long-haul flights. Enjoy fine dining in the air and get a taste of the country you are flying to! For example, there’s the Captain’s Choice: a delicate salmon millefeuille with dill cream and green asparagus followed by a main course of braised veal with horseradish sauce and cumin potatoes, spinach, carrots and onions on the side. To end in style, there’s our famous chocolate-coconut mousse for dessert.

À la carte meals can be ordered when booking on It is also possible to order an à la carte meal for someone you are travelling with. This person should be on the same booking as the Flying Blue member. You can also purchase à la carte meals on award flights.
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The prices of à la carte meals for Flying Blue members are:

Meals Number of Award Miles
Bella Italia 4,200 Miles
Japanese Delight 5,000 Miles
Indonesian Rice Dishes 4,200 Miles
Champagne Delight 6,500 Miles
Captain’s Choice 8,500 Miles


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