Air Transat A330
Major: Air Canada & Air Transat Call Off Merger

Here's some major airline news out of Canada. It has today been announced that Air Canada and Air Transat have mutually agreed to terminate their acquisition agreement. It was first announced in June 2019 that Air Canada would acquire Air Transat for…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Other Airlines
Air Canada A330 Star Alliance
Kudos: Air Canada Aeroplan Extends Status (Again)

Air Canada has just become the first major airline in North America to extend status in 2021, and make it easier (for some) to earn status in 2022. On top of that, Air Canada is extending the expiration of Aeroplan points. As the airline describes it,…

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Filed Under: Air Canada
Air Dolomiti Plane
New Air Canada Aeroplan & Air Dolomiti Partnership

Air Canada Aeroplan has done an incredible job adding airline partners outside the Star Alliance in recent months, as the program has added Etihad, Azul, Vistara, Air Serbia, and Virgin Australia. Aeroplan has now announced yet another new partner, which…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Other Airlines
Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class – 2
Aeroplan Selling Miles With 100% Bonus (1.2 Cents)

Aeroplan has just introduced its latest promotion on purchased miles, and it potentially represents an excellent deal. This follows the redesigned Aeroplan program having launched in late 2020. Aeroplan only got into the business of selling miles in…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Great Deals
Air Canada A220 Tca
Gorgeous: Air Canada Airbus A220 In Retro Livery

It's not uncommon to see airlines paint planes in special liveries, particularly retro liveries that commemorate the carrier's past. A few weeks ago I posted about Air Canada's beautiful new plane in a retro livery, and the airline has today officially…

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Air Canada Aeroplan Launches Awesome Status Pass Perk

The new Air Canada Aeroplan program launched in late 2020, and that included changes to the elite program, and also major changes to award pricing. One of the new program features that was announced last year is formally being rolled out right now, so…

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Westjet 737
Details: Canada’s New Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Canada has today officially unveiled the details of its new mandatory hotel quarantine for arriving international travelers. We first learned about this concept a couple of weeks ago, but we now know when the policy will be implemented, and how exactly…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, WestJet
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New Air Canada Aeroplan & Virgin Australia Partnership

Air Canada Aeroplan has done an incredible job adding airline partners outside the Star Alliance in recent months, as the program has added Etihad, Azul, Vistara, and Air Serbia. Aeroplan has now announced yet another new partner -- Virgin Australia…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Virgin Australia
Air Canada 737 Max
Air Canada 737 MAX Has Engine Issues & Diverts: Nonstory?

I wasn't going to write a story about this, but I feel like perhaps some balance is needed compared to how I've otherwise seen this incident portrayed in the media. My mom even asked me about this story yesterday, because she saw it in the news -- "did…

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Air Canada Business Class 1
Air Canada Aeroplan & Chase Launch US Partnership

The Air Canada Aeroplan program was recently refreshed, and it has some fantastic sweet spots. I love the ability to redeem on Star Alliance airlines with no fuel surcharges, and to have a stopover on a one-way award for just 5,000 extra miles. For those…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Chase
Air Canada Jetz Business Class Watermark
American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card Review

The new Aeroplan program has launched this week, and that has included the introduction of refreshed co-branded credit cards. In this post I want to focus on what's perhaps the most intriguing card of the collection, the American Express Aeroplan Reserve…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, American Express
Air Canada 777 300
NOW LIVE: Aeroplan’s Spectacularly Unique New Award Chart

Back in August, Air Canada revealed the full details of its new Aeroplan frequent flyer program. Well, the new program has just gone live as of today. In this post I wanted to recap all the changes, because there's a lot to love about the program. I'll…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Air Canada Aeroplan
Air Canada A320 Watermark
Full Details: New Air Canada Aeroplan Credit Cards

This week the all new Air Canada Aeroplan program is launching. A new points program and approach to redemptions are all well and good, but most of us aren’t earning all those Aeroplan points with our butts in seats. Credit cards, even in Canada’s tight…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Air Canada Aeroplan
Air Canada A330
Canadian Government Will Help Airlines, With A Catch

In positive news for both Canadian airlines decimated by COVID-19, the federal government has announced that it will commence talks this week with the industry about providing federal assistance. There's a catch, however, and it's one many Canadian fliers…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, WestJet
Air Serbia Business Class A330
Redeem Air Canada Aeroplan Miles On Air Serbia

Air Canada Aeroplan has done an incredible job adding airline partners outside the Star Alliance in recent months, as the program has added Etihad, Azul, and Vistara. Well, Aeroplan has now announced yet another new partner. As of Monday, November 9,…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Air Serbia
Air Canada A220
Aeroplan Launch Delayed

Only a day before the formal launch of its revamped program, Aeroplan has announced a day's delay to "complete adequate testing" with its partners. This pushes the launch from tomorrow afternoon to noon on Monday, November 9. Aeroplan's site and app…

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Air Canada 787
Air Canada’s Surprising New Route To Doha, Qatar

Here's a route I didn't expect Air Canada to launch... Air Canada will be launching 3x weekly flights between Toronto and Doha as of December 15, 2020. The flight will operate with the following schedule: AC58 Toronto to Doha departing 8:10PM arriving…

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Westjet 737
Ironic: Air Canada Calls Out WestJet Over Refunds

O (Air) Canada... Many airlines around the world have been absolutely awful when it comes to providing passengers with refunds in the event of flight cancelations during the pandemic. It's at least worth acknowledging that there are two sides to this:…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, WestJet
Air Canada Jetz A319
Air Canada Will Fly All Business Class Planes Over The Holidays

Airlines are trying to find new ways to utilize planes given how the industry has changed. A few months back Air Canada offered all business class service from Toronto to both Montreal and Ottawa, and now the airline is extending this concept to popular…

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Air Transat Livery
Air Canada Cuts Air Transat Purchase Price By 72%

Well, I guess there's some small silver lining to the coronavirus pandemic for Air Canada. In June 2019 it was announced that Air Canada would acquire Canadian low cost carrier Air Transat: Initially Air Canada was going to pay $13 per share, for a total…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Other Airlines
Air Canada Economy
New Air Canada Super Elite Perk: Free Drink & Snack In Economy

This November Air Canada is introducing an entirely new loyalty program, which includes a new approach towards award redemptions, new elite perks, and new credit card benefits. In addition to all of the changes that have already been revealed, a new…

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Air Canada A220
Air Canada Now Selling Unlimited Flight Pass

Air Canada has just started selling passes for unlimited monthly flying within Canada, and that sure is interesting... Airlines around the globe are in a cash crunch and have a lot of empty seats on planes, so are trying to get innovative. That's where…

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Canadian North 737
Book Canadian North Awards On Aeroplan Website

Air Canada's Aeroplan program has just made it significantly easier to redeem miles on the North American airline I most want to fly... Canadian North is an Inuit-owned airline with the most service to the Canadian Arctic. Canadian North has been a partner…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Awards