MONTREAL — Aeroplan is making it easier for members to earn bonus perks when booking a package through Air Canada Vacations.

Aeroplan adds Vistara to airline roster

MONTREAL — Aeroplan, which recently got a complete overhaul, has added Vistara to its growing roster of airline travel partners.

Starting today, Aug. 25, Aeroplan Members can accumulate and redeem Aeroplan Miles for travel with Vistara, a full-service Indian airline that was founded in 2013 as a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines. Operating from its hub in New Delhi, Vistara serves 34 destinations with over 200 daily flights and boasts a fleet of over 40 aircraft that operates within India and to four international destinations including Bangkok, Colombo, Dubai, Kathmandu and Singapore.

The news comes on the heels of Etihad and Azul also being added to Aeroplan’s roster. With the addition of Vistara, Aeroplan now features a total of 37 airline partners.

The following is Aeroplan’s accrual chart for flights operated by Vistara:

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In terms of Aeroplan Flight Rewards on Vistara flights, the following applies:

  • Vistara flights will be subject to Aeroplan’s Fixed Mileage Flight Reward chart, available here.
  • Vistara flights can be combined with flights operated by Air Canada and our other international partners.
  • Fuel surcharges will not apply on Vistara operated flights.

Aeroplan is also reminding members that as of Aug. 20, flight rewards can be booked with Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon and GOL via aeroplan.com (previously only bookable via the Contact Centre).

Aeroplan announced on Aug. 11 that it was officially launch on Nov. 8 with new benefits and features that range from no cash surcharges on Air Canada flights and predictable pricing, to family sharing and better travel rewards. Beginning on that date, Aeroplan miles will become known as Aeroplan points.