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Air Canada gets regulatory OK to buy Aeroplan; Aimia shareholders vote Jan. 8

Air Canada's acquisition of the Aeroplan loyalty program has received all required federal regulatory approvals ahead of a shareholders' vote on a $450-million agreement reached by the airline in November.
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Air Canada finalizes Aug. 2018 deal to buy Aeroplan program

Air Canada has signed a definitive agreement to buy the Aeroplan loyalty program from Aimia Inc. for $450 million in cash.
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Aimia reaches settlement agreement in Aeroplan expiry class action case

Aimia says it has signed a deal to settle a class action case related to changes to its Aeroplan mileage expiry and accumulation rules.
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Air Canada says mobile app breach may affect up to 20,000 customers

Air Canada says 20,000 customers may have had their personal information improperly accessed due to a breach in its mobile app, prompting a lock-down on all 1.7 million accounts until consumers change their passwords.
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Analyst says Aimia used airline deals to reel in Air Canada

Not so fast, Aeroplan members. Despite gaining more certainty about the future of their points now that the loyalty program is set to be acquired by Air Canada, analysts say they shouldn’t expect to be able to redeem them at other airlines that were recently brought onboard.
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Here’s a timeline of Aeroplan’s turbulent history

The saga over Aeroplan came to a close yesterday, with news that the consortium led by Air Canada has reached a deal to acquire...
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“The best outcome for all”: Air Canada’s group ups offer for Aeroplan, deal to close this fall

Air Canada is taking back control of the valuable Aeroplan loyalty business that it created in 1984 and spun off in 2002, and Aimia is getting the price it wanted all along: $450 million.
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Aimia adds Air Transat, Flair, remains open to “fair deal” with Air Canada

Aimia has signed new Aeroplan partnership agreements with two more Canadian airlines – Air Transat and Flair Airlines – while at the same time leaving the door open for an Air Canada purchase deal.
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Aimia announces surprise deal: Air Canada is out, Porter is in

Aimia has struck a new deal with Porter Airlines for it to become the preferred Canadian airline to issue Aeroplan Miles after rejecting Air Canada’s takeover bid just hours before the midnight deadline Thursday.
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Free night, savings & more when booking Canada with ACV

Air Canada Vacations, already known for its Sun getaways, is setting its sights on Canada next with its new ‘Unreal Urban Gateways in Canada’ offer.
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Carnival Corp. says 2019 forward bookings up year over year
Carnival Corp. says 2019 forward bookings up year over year
Thanks to strong booking volumes, Carnival Corp. says that even with higher capacity it has less inventory remaining...
ACTA accepting nominations for 2019 ACTA Air Canada Awards
ACTA accepting nominations for 2019 ACTA Air Canada Awards
Nominations are now being accepted for the ACTA Air Canada Awards, which showcase the accomplishments and dedication of...
More Mexican Riviera with Holland America starting this fall
More Mexican Riviera with Holland America starting this fall
Holland America Line will offer 20 cruises on three ships in the Mexican Riviera between October 2019 and April 2020.
Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this week
Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this week
An Ethiopian official said a preliminary report on the plane crash that killed 157 on March 10 will be made public...
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