Earn faster with Air Canada
Flying with Air Canada means you can earn easily at every step of your journey. From earning on all fare options, to earning on travel extras in-flight, your points add up quickly.
Earn Aeroplan points on:
Earning on Air Canada flights today
Continue to earn redeemable Aeroplan points the same way you always have - based on the distance you fly. You can now earn Aeroplan points on every fare class, including Basic fares, to any destination booked in cash on our website or app!
Aeroplan Elite Status Members will also continue to earn Status Qualifying Miles (SQM) on most fares, as a percentage based on the miles flown.
Aeroplan points & SQM
(% of miles flown)
- Earn Aeroplan points on all eligible Air Canada flights, as well as Status Qualifying Miles, Status Qualifying Dollars and a Status Qualifying Segment that count towards Aeroplan Elite Status (unless otherwise stated).
- Economy Basic fares do not allow for the accumulation of Status Qualifying Currencies, including Status Qualifying Miles, or for the accumulation of miles/points with other partner loyalty programs.
- Always keep your ticket and boarding pass until the points have been credited to your account. If the points for a recent flight have not been credited, you can request the missing points up to 11 months from the flight date.
- Points are earned based on actual miles flown multiplied by the associated booking class accumulation percentage or the minimum points rule.
- For additional information, please refer to the Terms and Conditions.
Minimum points earned:
- For distances flown up to 249 miles, Aeroplan Elite Status Members earn a minimum of 250 Aeroplan points and SQM multiplied by the % of miles flown as indicated for eligible booking classes.
- For example, a booking class which earns 100% of miles flown will earn 250 points, whereas a booking class which earns 50% of miles flown will earn 125 points.
Earn when you fly with our partner airlines
You can also earn points when you fly to hundreds of destinations worldwide on eligible flights operated by more than 35 Star Alliance members and our other partner airlines.