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Earlier today in our daily update we brought you the details of Air Canada’s newly expanded Economy Fare options for travel in North America. In that expansion there is a new higher end fare class called Comfort and to help promote it Air Canada is offering Double Altitude Qualifying Miles for flights in Canada or between Canada and the U.S. in this new fare class that are booked by April 19.Offer details Double Altitude Elite Qualifying Miles on any eligible round trip (or two one-way segments) booked in a comfort fare on all flights within Canada and between Canada and the U.S. Register Online (Registration is required) Register and book by Apr 19 for travel until Aug 31, 18Find many more Aeroplan bonus offers here
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April 9 Update: Air Canada expands economy fare options, AIR MILES adds more rewards under 1,000 miles, Top Cashback cards update
Last week Air Canada further updated some of their fare classes. Earlier in the year they launched Economy Basic fares for travel within Canada, then WestJet came out with their own changes for flights beyond Canada and now Air Canada has followed suit with a further expansion of the fares for travel in North America. The expansion includes a new fare class called Comfort that falls in between the well known Flex and Latitude fare classes and seeing Basic being expanded beyond our borders. (Source Air Canada) The five Economy fare types and their features are: Latitude – Fully refundable ticket; Priority check-in; two complimentary checked bags; advance seat selection and access to Preferred Seats when available; complimentary Air Canada Bistro Voucher; same-day changes; 125 per cent Aeroplan Miles accrual; and Maple Leaf Lounge access for purchase.Comfort – Same-day standby (previously only available with Latitude); advance seat selection and access to Preferred Seats when available; complimentary alcoholic beverage; complimentary checked bag; early boarding; 115 per cent Aeroplan Miles accrual; and Maple Leaf Lounge access for purchase…