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Air Canada, two banks and Visa Canada say they’re providing to purchase the Aeroplan loyalty enterprise from Aimia Inc. in a deal valued at $2.25 billion.
The consortium says the transaction would offer continuity for Aeroplan members in addition to clients of Air Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank, CIBC and Visa – which all have long-standing relationships with Aimia.
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Aeroplan’s future has been unsure since Air Canada introduced in May 2017 that it deliberate to launch its personal loyalty rewards plan in 2020. Over the previous 14 months, Aimia’s inventory has fallen to $2.50 as of the shut on Tuesday, down from $8.84 previous to Air Canada’s departure announcement.
Air Canada created Aeroplan as in-house loyalty program however it was spun off as an unbiased enterprise, now known as Aimia Inc. TD and CIBC at the moment supply Visa playing cards with Aeroplan rewards factors, which will be redeemed for Air Canada flights and different merchandise.
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Note: « Previously Published on: 2018-07-25 09:45:55, as ‘Air Canada presents to purchase again Aeroplan, a part of a $2.25 billion bid – National