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35 Percent Miles Boost When You Convert Your Hotel Points to Aeroplan

Aeroplan is currently offering what is considered to be the best conversion bonus offer in its history through which you can receive a bonus of 35 percent when you transfer your points from any of ten frequent guest loyalty programs into miles through Monday August 21, 2017 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time.

Two aspects of this promotion are markedly different that the transfer offers of other frequent flier loyalty programs — as well as past offers from Aeroplan…

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Air Canada Unveils New Livery and New Uniforms — Plus a Look at Livery Changes at Other Airlines in Recent Years

The new livery is a classic design which places a smaller version of the red maple leaf logo — known as the Air Canada Rondelle — below the windows towards the front of the aircraft; while a larger version is prominently displayed on a black background on the tail of the aircraft as well as underneath the aircraft and on each engine of the aircraft. The national flag of Canada is now affixed next to the airplane registration number near the rear of the aircraft; while the understated official logo of Star Alliance is displayed near the windows of the cockpit.

The livery of the fleet of airplanes which are part of…

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Earn Up to 1.75 Million Bonus Aeroplan Miles: Earn Your Wings With Air Canada

A popular promotion has returned for its fifth consecutive year: earn Aeroplan frequent flier loyalty program miles by flying as a passenger on qualifying flights operated by Air Canada through Sunday, July 31, 2016 and earning and collecting Wings and Badges during the Earn Your Wings promotion.

Although the promotion is basically the same as the one from last year, there are some changes, including…

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Air Canada is the Latest Airline to End Service to JFK

The last scheduled flights operated by Air Canada between Toronto and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York will be on Sunday, April 3, 2016, as Air Canada is the latest airline to end service to that airport.

United Airlines already ended service to John F. Kennedy International Airport effective as of Sunday, October 25, 2015 and instead is…

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Altitude Program Ties Earning Elite Level Status to Spend with Altitude Qualifying Dollars Starting in 2016

Earning elite level status in the Altitude frequent flier loyalty program starting in 2017 will be tied to how much you spend annually on eligible Air Canada flights with the introduction on Friday, January 1, 2016 of Altitude Qualifying Dollars — which will represent the monetary value associated with an eligible ticket — and they will be combined with the number of either Altitude Qualifying Miles or Altitude Qualifying Segments you earn over the course of a year to determine which level of elite status you earned.

The introduction of Altitude Qualifying Dollars also…

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Earn Up to 750,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles: Earn Your Wings With Air Canada

Earn Aeroplan frequent flier loyalty program miles by earning and collecting Wings and Badges during the Earn Your Wings promotion by flying as a passenger on qualifying flights through Sunday, July 12, 2015 — and if you rank amongst the top 20 participants in terms of the total number of Wings you have earned during this promotion, you will receive an additional 500,000 miles, as 10,000,000 bonus Aeroplan frequent flier loyalty program miles will be distributed equally amongst the top 20 participants.

According to the terms and conditions of this promotion…

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Air Canada Airplane Accident in Nova Scotia: At Least 23 People Injured; No Deaths Reported

An Airbus A320-211 aircraft which operated as Air Canada flight 624 and originated in Toronto was on its final approach to its destination at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia when it prematurely landed approximately 335 meters short of the runway early this morning, resulting in an accident which the aircraft suffered significant damage after smashing through an antenna array and skidded on its underside before finally coming to rest.

None of the 133 passengers and five members of the flight crew were killed in the accident; but at least 23 people who suffered from injuries were reportedly…

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Court Rejects Ruling of Air Canada Separating Dogs From Allergic Passengers

The Canadian Transportation Agency has been ordered by the Federal Court of Appeal to reconsider a ruling imposed on August of 2013 which required Air Canada to separate dogs from passengers with dog allergies in its airline cabins on airplanes, finding that there was no significant evidence for the ruling and done without consideration to the argument from Air Canada that a less intrusive remedy could be found.

According to this article from The Canadian Press via CTV News, Air Canada was ordered to…

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