Air Canada today made an announcement that it would bring in a new loyalty program in-house after spinning-off Aeroplan a decade ago and getting some cash in the process.
This leaves Aeroplan members three years to burn their miles on Air Canada and Star Alliance flights. Aeroplan (owned by Aimia) tried to reach an agreement so that their miles could be redeemed on Air Canada flights (likely dynamically priced) even after the “divorce”. Members cannot in the future, however, redeem for flights operated by Star Alliance partners of Air Canada. [click to continue…]