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How to Earn Up to 15,000 Bonus Award Miles with United Airlines or Air Canada

Fly as a passenger on one paid qualifying round-trip itinerary between January 16, 2015, and March 10, 2015 — non-stop between the United States or Canada and Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Geneva, London Heathrow, Munich, Paris Charles de Gaulle or Zurich — and earn 7,500 bonus miles.

Then, fly as a passenger again on a second paid qualifying non-stop round-trip itinerary between the North American and European airports and destinations listed above between January 16, 2015, and March 10, 2015 and earn another bonus 7,500 miles. Voilà! You have earned a maximum bonus of 15,000 miles!

All you have to do is…

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Best Quarter in History for Air Canada

“I am extremely pleased to report Air Canada’s best financial performance of any quarter in the Corporation’s 77-year history, surpassing previous records for adjusted net income, operating income and EBITDAR”, said Calin Rovinescu, who is the president and chief executive officer of Air Canada.

According to this press release, Air Canada experienced the highest adjusted net income and operating income results of any quarter in its history…

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Air Canada Not Honoring Mistake Award Redemptions?

Reports are starting to filter in that Air Canada apparently launched an audit as a result of an award pricing mistake which occurred last week where members of the Aeroplan frequent flier loyalty program were able to travel anywhere in the world for the same price as a domestic round-trip award, which is 50,000 Aeroplan frequent flier loyalty program points…

…and it appears that the warning that the “deal” may very likely not be honored may be coming true.

According to…

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Minimum Flight Requirements Increasing for Air Canada Altitude Elite Status for 2015; Other Updates Announced

“These changes are being introduced following a thorough benchmarking exercise in order to competitively position Air Canada alongside the world’s leading carriers”, according to this announcement that a number of changes have been announced pertaining to Altitude by Air Canada for 2015. “Air Canada remains committed to offering one of the world’s best frequent flyer programs.”

In order to qualify for Altitude elite level status on Air Canada in 2016, the following minimum flight requirements will need to be met, as they will increase…

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Illicit Materials in the Cockpit

The pilots of Air Canada apparently have redefined the word cockpit as they allegedly demonstrate to have some skin in the game when it comes to inappropriate materials in the flight deck of an airplane.

An internal bulletin from Air Canada reportedly warned members of flight crews that they face criminal charges and possible termination of employment for placing pornographic material in the flight deck, as exposed by…

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Air Canada Named Preferred Airline in Canada

You might wonder to yourself what is the point of a poll by frequent business travelers based in Canada naming Air Canada as the preferred airline in Canada — as did I…

…but a quick look at this Wikipedia article shows that Canada actually has slightly greater than 100 airlines serving it.

Hey — it’s a big country.

In addition to such airlines as WestJet and Porter Airlines, there are also airlines of the likes of airCreebec, Air North, Kivalliq Air, Thunder Airlines…

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50% Bonus Aeroplan Miles to Anywhere Air Canada Flies in the World

Receive a 50 percent bonus of the Aeroplan frequent flier loyalty program miles in addition to what you would normally earn on all eligible fares and eligible scheduled non-stop flights — both round-trip and one-way — operated by Air Canada, Air Canada Express and Air Canada rouge for travel between October 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015.

Simply…

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Airline Strings Along Musician by Losing Both of His Guitars

Kalle Mattson had not seen his two guitars — nor his two pedalboards — in four days since personnel employed by Air Canada had supposedly lost them, according to an article written by Robin Levinson of the Ottawa Citizen.

Mattson checked two guitars and two pedalboards for a flight to Ottawa when he boarded an airplane operated by Air Canada in Toronto this past Sunday, July 27, 2014; but the equipment — estimated to be worth approximately $10,000.00 — was nowhere to be found when…

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Jazz Was Not All That Jazz After All…

“Air Canada Express”: New Regional Brand will replace the current Jazz brand as part of an attempt to more clearly educate passengers on what to expect in terms of aircraft size and crew when flying on the different brands of Air Canada.

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