How Do I Start Earning Frequent Flyer Miles with Air Canada?

The flyer miles program sweetens travel experiences, and you can start enjoying the service by following our guide. We have also made it easy for you to contact a customer care rep for further assistance. GetHuman works towards enabling consumers to solve customer service issues on their own. However, we understand that you may need additional help, so we link the customers of corporations such as Air Canada to company agents.

Jeff Whelpley is the editor / author responsible for this content.
Jul 9, 2020

Some airlines reward loyal customers with frequent flyer miles whose perks include free flights, seat upgrades, and in-flight services. One such airline that pays its clients with miles is Air Canada.

Air Canada is Canada's largest airline by fleet size and the passengers it carries. It provides both charter and scheduled air transport services for passengers and cargo. With over 207 destinations globally, the company attracts a vast customer base. And to show appreciation to its loyal clients, Air Canada features Aeroplan; a frequent flier miles program that rewards customers. The benefits include booking flight rewards and enjoying onboard travel perks.

The Aeroplan frequent flier miles program is available to all Air Canada's frequent travelers. And better still, customers have various opportunities to earn miles, redeem them, and get gift cards, complimentary hotel bookings, and merchandise. But first, how do you earn miles? Read on to find out.

How to earn Air Canada's frequent flyer miles

There is a myriad of things you can do to start earning Aeroplan miles and build them quickly. Chief among them is enrolling into the program by following the steps below:

  1. Log into Air Canada's website
  2. At the center of the home page, you should see the Loyalty Icon. Place your cursor at the icon for a dropdown menu to appear
  3. Click on Join Aeroplan under Aeroplan Partnership
  4. You should be on the sign up/login page. To create an account for non-members, provide a valid email address then create a password
  5. The system will prompt you to provide your personal information in the subsequent step
  6. Key in your contact information
  7. Read the terms and conditions then check the box to ascertain that you agree with the terms. Click the Continue Icon in red at the bottom of the page. You have successfully enrolled in the miles program
  8. Go back to the sign-in/login page. If you are already an Aeroplan member, skip steps 4 to 7. Click on I have an Aeroplan number
  9. Log in to your account by providing your email or Aeroplan number and password
  10. You should be able to access the Aeroplan dashboard where you can see your current status and transactions as well as manage rewards. Also, you can request Missing Mileage Credit at the platform.

To benefit from miles, always provide your Aeroplan Number before finalizing your flight booking process. Additionally:

  1. Fly on eligible flights such as Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge, Air Canada Express, and other Star Alliance member flights
  2. Use the Airline's Aeroplan credit cards
  3. Regularly check Air Canada's Aeroplan promotion website page for bonus miles
  4. Purchase travel products and services online

If you want more insight on frequent flyer miles with Air Canada, you can always contact a customer care agent. They will give you more information on the program, your benefits, and how you can kick start the process. Here's how you can reach the airline's representatives:

  1. Via phone call: Air Canada's clients can call customer care agents to request information on earning frequent flyer miles
  2. Online help forum: Through the online help page, you can browse the various help topics then choose the one that addresses your frequent flier miles issue. A member of the customer support team will communicate with you and help you out.

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