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Air Canada's Premium Economy Cabin now available for Aeroplan Flight Rewards

MONTREAL, March 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroplan today announced that Aeroplan Members can now use their miles for the Premium Economy cabin on applicable Air Canada flights when booking both ClassicFlight and Market Fare Flight Rewards. To view mileage levels for Premium Economy rewards, visit the Aeroplan flight reward chart.  

Introduced in 2013, Air Canada's Premium Economy is a new class of travel, where passengers can experience superior comfort in a dedicated cabin, with premium meal service, enhanced amenities and priority airport services. Available on select routes, Premium Economy features a larger seat with more recline and extra legroom, giving passengers more space to stretch out and get comfortable.

"We are excited to provide our members with even more choices when it comes to reward travel," said John Boynton, Chief Marketing Officer, Canada, Aimia. "Travel continues to be the most popular reward option at Aeroplan. We're listening to our members to ensure that Aeroplan offers better value to get members the flights they want, to the places they want to experience so that we remain the travel rewards program of choice for Canadians."   

For example, members can fly from Canada to Paris or London in Premium Economy for 75,000 miles for a ClassicFlight Reward plus applicable taxes and fees. Visit aeroplan.com for more details and flight reward options.

Aeroplan has invested significantly in the last few years to provide members with a world class flight redemption experience from the launch of Market Fare Flight Rewards in 2014, giving members notably improved value with all members having access to mileage levels reduced up to 20 percent and Distinction members enjoying reductions up to an additional 35 percent, one-way flight rewards on Air Canada and any of the 27 other Star Alliance member airlines to more complicated routings involving multiple countries and free stop-overs. With more than 18,000 daily departures to over 1,300 destinations in more than 190 countries worldwide, Aeroplan can take its members to almost anywhere in the world.

All of Aeroplan's flight options may be booked quickly and easily, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, via aeroplan.com or through our Contact Centres at 1-800-361-5373.

For more information on Premium Economy Flight Rewards, please visit: https://www4.aeroplan.com/LearnMoreReward.do

About Aeroplan
Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, is owned by Aimia Inc., a global leader in loyalty management.

Aeroplan's millions of members earn Aeroplan Miles with its growing network of over 75 world-class partners, representing more than 150 brands in the financial, retail, and travel sectors.

In 2014, approximately 2.7 million rewards were issued to members including 1.9 million flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance carriers which offer travel to more than 1,300 destinations worldwide. In addition to flights, members also have access to over 1,000 exciting specialty, merchandise, hotel, car rental and experiential rewards.

For more information about Aeroplan, please visit www.aeroplan.com or www.aimia.com.


SOURCE Aeroplan

For further information: Christa Poole, Aeroplan, 416-352-3745, christa.poole@aimia.com