Air Canada’s transformed Aeroplan loyalty program
is now live and existing Aeroplan accounts and membership numbers
have automatically moved to the new program.
Aeroplan miles are now “Aeroplan points”,
with prior balances honoured on a one-to-one basis.
current Aeroplan credit cardholders continue to earn points as
normal, and they now have access to a range of new benefits.
Highlights of the
transformed program include:
– Improved Value on Flight Rewards: Aeroplan
offers flight rewards to hundreds of destinations worldwide on Air
Canada and over 35 partner airlines. The transformed Aeroplan
program offers predictable pricing, with access to every seat
available on Air Canada flights with no cash surcharges, plus the
option to pay with Points + Cash. Members also now have an
integrated booking experience, with the ability to search and
redeem for flight rewards on Air Canada’s website and
– More Options for More Members: Aeroplan Family Sharing
allows members to
combine points with other family members;
members earn points with every Air Canada flight booked, including Economy
Basic Fares; the ability to use points for extra travel perks such
as upgrades and in-flight Wi-Fi; and expanded merchandise rewards.
– Air Canada Altitude is becoming Aeroplan Elite
Status: Aeroplan will continue to offer five Elite Status levels:
Aeroplan 25K, 35K, 50K, 75K, and Super Elite. All of the most
popular Elite Status benefits remain, along with some new,
first-in-market features, including Priority Rewards, Status Pass
and Everyday Status Qualification.
“Canadians deserve more from their Loyalty
programs, plain and simple. The transformed Aeroplan is more
rewarding, easier to use, and flexible,” said Mark Nasr, Vice
President, Loyalty and eCommerce at Air Canada. “Thank you to the
over 36,000 consumers and employees whose feedback, ideas, and
guidance drove every feature. Importantly, this relaunch isn’t our
final destination; stay-tuned for dozens of additional features,
rewarding benefits, and new partners joining the program in the
Welcome bonuses are also available for new Aeroplan credit card
accounts from TD, American Express and CIBC.
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