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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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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