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Category: Air Canada (Altitude)

What I would like to see in the Air Canada Purchase of Air Transat

As you probably know, I have rarely written about Air Transat, due to a bad experience (which I got a lot of heat for). But a more relevant reason is because they do not have any loyalty programs associated...

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...

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...

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...

Air Canada Enters Next Stages of Acquiring Aeroplan

As you probably hear already, Air Canada moved closer to buying out Aeroplan for $450 million. I was still holding out hope that this deal would fall through. I was really hoping to see what would happen...

Rundown of the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge (updated September 20, 2018)

In celebration of the new Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon’s John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (YXE), I thought it would be appropriate to update this post. There are many different ways to...

Air Canada, TD, CIBC, Visa and Aimia Reach New Agreement

After some more back and forth, it looks like Aeroplan is finally being bought out by the Air Canada, TD, CIBC, Visa consortium. Looks like me that Aimia was not happy with the initial offer that they...

Earn 2x Air Canada Altitude Qualifying Miles

As Air Canada continues to phase out Aeroplan, they are putting more emphasis on creating their own loyalty program. Air Canada already has an elite qualifying program called Altitude. Some changes were...

Air Canada Request for Proposal for Credit Card Partner

Air Canada has sent out a request for proposal to offer a co-branded credit card (new reports from CBC and Financial Post). Since announcing that they will be discontinuing their partnership with Aeroplan,...

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