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Rundown of Aeroméxico Club Premier for Canadians (updated May 27, 2019)

It has been more than 2 years since I last updated this post, so I thought it was due for an update as there are quite a few changes. Canada and Mexico have continued to strength their relationship as...

Thoughts on the Potential of Air Transat by Air Canada

A few days ago, Air Canada and Air Transat announced that they are in exclusive negotiations for Air Canada to buyout Air Transat. I’m somewhat torn by this announcement. So I’ll share my pros...

WOW Air Ceases Operations TODAY

WOW Air launched 3 years ago with great fanfare and shut down without any notice. Remember when they offered fares as low as $99 (plus fees and taxes) between Canada and Ireland. Now, less than 3 years...

Aeroplan Conversion Bonus

Aeroplan is once again offering a 30% bonus miles for converting hotel loyalty points between March 25, 2019 and April 22, 2019. We have seen a 35% conversion bonus, but 30% is still decent, especially...

Air Canada Renews Partnership with American Express

Air Canada and American Express Canada have come to a new agreement to renew and expand their partnership. The plan is for American Express to continue beyond 2020 when Air Canada launches their new loyalty...

Rundown of British Airways Executive Club for Canadians (updated February 19, 2019)

With so much news about the Brexit, I thought that it would only be fitting to talk about a British airline! For Canadians, after Air Canada’s frequent flyer program, Aeroplan, I would say, British...

Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated February 8, 2019)

It has been over 2 years since I last updated this post, so I think that it is a good time for a review. I was strongly considering switching my Star Alliance earnings to United Airlines’ MileagePlus...

Current Aeroplan eStore Bonus and Costco Update

Earning bonus miles through shopping portals is a great way to rack up more miles in a hurry. Personally, I do my best to delay a purchase until I see a multiplier bonus on the shopping portals. I usually...

Rundown of Porter Airlines’ VIPorter (updated January 23, 2019)

It has been a while since I last wrote (over 3 years, gasp) a significant post about Porter Airlines’ loyalty program VIPorter, so I think this post was due for an update. What triggered this post...

Air Canada Completes Acquisition of Aeroplan

It’s official. Aimia Canada Inc.  (owner of Aeroplan) is now sold to Air Canada for approximately $497 million (Press releases: Air Canada, Aimia). Deep down inside, I had still hoped that the...

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