How to access and use your Status Pass

As an Aeroplan 50K, 75K, or Super Elite member, you have the option of choosing Status Pass through Select Benefits. Give a status pass to anyone you want – a friend, a family member, or even a colleague. They can use it to enjoy premium travel services on flights operated by Air Canada when they’re travelling without you. They can even share the love – the premium travel services they get with a status pass extend to up to 9 people on their reservation.

Premium travel services available to those travelling on a Status Pass:

Priority check-in

Priority Check-in

Checked bags

3 Complimentary Checked Bags, with Priority Baggage Handling

Security clearance

Priority Security Clearance

Maple leaf access

Maple Leaf Lounge Access

Priority airport standby

Priority Airport Standby

Priority boarding

Priority boarding

How to use your Status Pass:

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More Information

  • Status Passes remain valid for use until December 31st of the year during which they were earned; passes will expire if not used by this date. Status Pass can be redeemed for travel departing before or after the expiry date of the pass.

  • The Aeroplan Elite Status level of the gifting member does not carry over to the recipients of the Status Pass. The recipients of the Status Pass receive the defined benefits outlined on this page for Air Canada-operated flights only.

  • Each customer on bookings with a Status Pass is entitled to 3 checked bags (up to 32kg/70lb each) when departing and checking in for Air Canada-operated flights.

  • Access to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges is granted only when departing on an Air Canada-operated flight.

  • Bookings with a Status Pass will include a Maple Leaf Lounge indicator on the boarding pass. Access is not valid for contracted lounges (eg. Star Alliance or other airline partner lounges). No lounge guest access is permitted.

  • Bookings with a Status Pass will include a Priority Security Clearance indicator on the boarding pass. Priority Security is not offered at all airports.

  • The pass cannot be added to group bookings of more than 9 passengers.

  • The recipients of the Status Pass do not have to be Aeroplan members.

  • Bookings must include at least one Air Canada-operated flight. Status Pass entitles the recipient to premium travel services on Air Canada-operated flights only. These benefits do not extend to flights operated by another airline.

  • Status Pass can be applied to unused revenue and redemption bookings through the member Dashboard or Air Canada Contact Center. Status Pass can be applied to partially used revenue and redemption bookings through the Contact Center only.

  • Status Pass can be only applied to Air Canada Vacations bookings through the Air Canada Contact Centre.

  • For bookings that already include enhanced benefits (eg. Business Class bookings, recipient holds Aeroplan Elite Status higher than Aeroplan 50K), Status Pass can only be applied through the Air Canada Contact Center.

  • One Status Pass is valid for all passengers booked together on one itinerary. The Pass is considered used once travel has commenced.

  • Unused Status Passes can be cancelled up to 6 hours prior to travel through the member Dashboard. The Pass cannot be refunded once travel has commenced.