Air Canada Business Class 1

Earn Bonus Points On Air Canada With Amex Offers (Targeted)

For those of you not familiar with Amex Offers, it’s a program available through most American Express cards, where different cards are eligible for different savings and bonus offers. In many cases the offers can be huge, and more than offset the annual…

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Sandra Oh Air Canada

Air Canada Debuts Fun New Ad Starring Sandra Oh

Korean-Canadian actor Sandra Oh is best known for her television dramatic work south of the border, ranging from Killing Eve to Grey’s Anatomy. Her breakout role was in the 2004 movie Sideways, a movie with so much drunk driving in it that just thinking…

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Air Canada Business Class 2

Air Canada Altitude Status: Introduction

Canadians LOVE to hate Air Canada. But at the same time, for business travelers, they’ve also been the only game in town with a frequent flyer program for most of the period since the demise of Canadian Airlines in the nineties (don’t worry, WestJet…

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Air Canada Business Class 1

Transfer Hotel Points To Aeroplan With 30% Bonus (Extended)

A few times per year Aeroplan offers a bonus when you convert hotel points into miles, and a bit over a week ago Aeroplan announced their last such promotion. It's worth noting that Aeroplan has now extended this offer. Aeroplan is offering a 30% bonus…

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Air Canada A320 Watermark

Caution: Amex To Aeroplan Transfers Limited To Once Daily

This won't apply to everyone, but just in case it's relevant to you I wanted to share a quick note of caution regarding making multiple transfers from American Express Membership Rewards (at least the US program) to Air Canada Aeroplan in a single day.…

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Air Canada The Air Canada Caf Opens At Toronto Pearson Providi

Air Canada Cafe Toronto: New Lounge Concept

Air Canada has announced that the new Air Canada Cafe at Toronto Pearson International Airport will be opening tomorrow, Friday, September 6, 2019. This is yet another new lounge concept the airline is introducing, following the introduction of the incredible…

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Air Canada A321

Air Canada Sued For Not Being French Enough (Again)

Canada is a bilingual country, and there are laws requiring English and French to be given equal prominence, including in many aspects of business. This brings us to a recent court ruling based on a lawsuit filed against Air Canada, which sure is an…

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Air Canada A220 300

Air Canada A220 Details: Cabins, Routes, And More

The Airbus A220 is a nifty plane that offers both a a great experience for passengers, as well as favorable economics for airlines. While Delta was the first North American airline to take delivery of the A220, another airline on the continent will soon…

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Air Canada A321

Air Canada Fuel Surcharge Class Action Approved

Who knew I would be able to put my lawyer-hat on so early in my travel blogging career? But it’s only been a week or two, and here I am, bringing you my hot take on the latest major lawsuit to hit the Canadian airline industry. In short, fuel surcharges…

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Air Canada Premium Economy

Aeroplan Award Redemption Changes

We can expect significant changes to Air Canada's loyalty program over the next year or so. Initially Air Canada was going to form their own frequent flyer program in 2020, which came after their contract with Aeroplan was due to expire. In the end Air…

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Air Transat A321lr

Air Canada Acquiring Air Transat, But…

In mid-May it was announced Air Canada intended to acquire Air Transat. At the time the airlines had entered into an exclusive agreement to purchase all issued and outstanding shares in a transaction valued at $520 million. A lot can still go wrong after…

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Air Canada A321

Wow: Passenger Wakes Up On Empty, Dark Air Canada Plane

I've been in contact with Air Canada, who has assured me they've been working directly with the passenger since the incident to make sure she's taken care of, and are conducting a thorough internal investigation. I have every confidence this will be…

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Air Canada A321

Canada’s New Air Passenger Protections

Last December I wrote about how the Canadian Transportation Agency was working on putting a new passenger bill of rights into law. This is something I'm a fan of. It's something that the US also desperately needs, given the complete lack of rights that…

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Air Transat

Air Canada Intends To Acquire Air Transat

This is turning into quite a week for Canadian aviation. At the beginning of the week it was announced that WestJet is being acquired by a private equity firm in a $5 billion deal. Now there's further airline activity, this time in the form of consolidation…

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Air Canada Business Class 1

New Targeted Amex Transfer Bonus To Aeroplan, With A Catch

One of the things that I love about Amex Membership Rewards is that they offer bonuses on points transfers to their partners with some frequencies. We don't see these to all partners (for example, it's rare to see transfer bonuses to Delta SkyMiles or…

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Air Canada 737 Max

Canada Grounds 737 MAX, Only US Airlines Fly The Plane Now

Yesterday it seemed to just be the US and Canada against the world, as virtually every other country banned the 737 MAX from their airspace. Well, Canada has now banned the Boeing 737 MAX from their airspace. Canada's transport minister had the following…

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