Azul A330

New: Earn & Redeem Air Canada Aeroplan Miles On Azul

I have to say, Air Canada Aeroplan is impressing me more than just about all other airline loyalty programs combined nowadays. The amount of innovation and positive changes we're seeing from Aeroplan is simply fantastic. Last month Air Canada and Etihad…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Other Airlines
Air Canada A321

Air Canada Aeroplan Offering New Member Bonus

Air Canada’s Aeroplan program has a solid promotion for any new member who joins and completes eligible activity. Aeroplan is offering 1,000 bonus miles if you join Aeroplan through this link and complete your first mileage accumulation activity…

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Air Canada A321

Great Deal: Aeroplan Offering 50% Off Some Award Flights

Air Canada Aeroplan is back with yet another awesome promotion. We've just seen the launch of what Air Canada Aeroplan calls the program's "best redemption offer ever." I'm not sure that will be the case for everyone, but it's a pretty noteworthy promotion…

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Filed Under: Air Canada
Uber Eats

Earn 10x Aeroplan Miles With Uber Eats

Air Canada Aeroplan and Uber Eats have announced a new partnership, allowing members to earn Aeroplan miles for Uber Eats spending. Between June 9 and June 15, 2020, Aeroplan will offer 10x miles for every dollar spent at Uber Eats via the Aeroplan eStore…

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Etihad A380 First Class Apartment – 5

Sweet Spots: Redeeming Air Canada Aeroplan Miles On Etihad

Yesterday Air Canada Aeroplan and Etihad Guest launched a new partnership, opening up reciprocal mileage earning and redemption opportunities. I'd argue that by far the most interesting part of this new partnership is the ability to redeem Air Canada…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Awards
Etihad A380 First Class Apartment – 2

Cool: Air Canada & Etihad Airways Launch Partnership

Air Canada Aeroplan and Etihad Guest have launched an exciting new partnership as of today. This was initially hinted at back in April 2019, so the partnership is a bit over a year late, but it has now happened. Better late than never, right? ;) With…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Etihad
Air Canada Jetz

Air Canada Will Fly All Business Class Planes

Air Canada will temporarily add some all business class jets to its fleet, though the business class seats will be sold as premium economy. Air Canada has a charter division called Air Canada Jetz, with a fleet consisting of three Airbus A319s. These…

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Air Canada A220

Aeroplan’s Wildly Popular Points Promotion

As of today Air Canada's Aeroplan program got into the business of selling miles directly to consumers, and that started with them selling miles for as little as $0.01 USD each, in very limited quantities, as follows: For the first 10 million Aeroplan…

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Air Canada 777 300

Air Canada To Suspend All Transborder Service

After cutting its overseas flights and sharply limiting service within North America over the past month, Air Canada announced today that it will be halting all flights to and from the United States effective April 27. The move comes in response to an…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Air Canada Aeroplan
Air Canada 777

Awesome: Air Canada Makes It Easy To Earn Status From Home

While people aren't flying much right now, there's plenty of opportunity for loyalty programs to engage with members while they're at home. In that sense I have to give Air Canada a ton of credit, because they just announced a creative and lucrative…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Great Deals
Air Canada 777 300

Canada Now Requires Masks When Traveling By Air

You can now add Canada to the list of countries requiring passengers to travel with face masks. Canada's Minister of Transport has announced some new travel restrictions that kick in as of 12PM EDT on Monday, April 20, 2020. Essentially this requires…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, WestJet
Air Canada Business Class 2

Air Canada Extends Altitude Status, Gets Creative

Yesterday we saw Delta SkyMiles and United MileagePlus announce that they'd extend current elite status for members by 12 months (and more), and now Air Canada is announcing a similar initiative. Air Canada is even getting a bit creative, so let's take…

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Air Transat A330

Competition Bureau Concerned About Air Canada/Transat Deal

Most government functions have either screeched to a halt or been re-directed to address pandemic-related concerns, but the Canadian Competition Bureau is still ticking along. Today it released its findings in a review of Air Canada's proposed acquisition…

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Air Canada 787

Air Canada Lays Off 5,100+ Flight Attendants

After the announcement yesterday that Air Canada would be cutting huge swathes of its flight schedule beginning April 1, it was inevitable that there would be some significant layoffs. The sheer scale, however, is a little mindboggling. The airline has…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Unions
Air Canada Business Class 1

Air Canada’s Drastic Onboard Service Cuts

Airlines have been adjusting their service in light of the coronavirus outbreak. In general I support this for both passengers and crew, as I can see merit to limiting the service, in order to minimize interaction, and provide as much social distancing…

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Porter Airlines – 31

Canada’s Porter Airlines Suspends All Flights

Porter Airlines, one of the most loved airlines in North America, has just announced that they'll be suspending operations. While we've seen airlines around the globe suspend operations, so far we've only seen North American airlines reduce operations,…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Other Airlines
Air Canada Signature Suite Toronto – 8

Air Canada Signature Suite Vancouver Opens Tomorrow

A few weeks ago I wrote about how Air Canada will be opening a Signature Suite in Vancouver, available exclusively to paid long haul business class passengers. This is a heads up that this lounge opens tomorrow, Saturday, March 14, 2020. While Air Canada's…

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Air Canada A220 1

Air Canada Debuts Airbus A220

Air Canada introduced its newest plane Wednesday at its Montreal headquarters, and I (Kate!) was lucky enough to get a sneak peek at the event. The timing was perfect as I had already planned on being in Eastern Canada visiting family, and since I'd…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Aviation
Air Canada 777

Aeroplan’s Confusing 2020 Updates

Yesterday Aeroplan sent out an email to members that has caused a fair bit of confusion. The email had the subject line "Upcoming changes to our Terms and Conditions." I think the reason it caused such confusion is because it seems like this should have…

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Filed Under: Air Canada
Aeroplan Call

Dear Aeroplan: Your Hold Times Are RIDICULOUS

Aeroplan is Air Canada's spun off loyalty program. Back in the day it was probably my single favorite program to transfer points to (they partner with Amex Membership Rewards and SPG), though after many devaluations, it's more of a niche program that…

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Filed Under: Air Canada