Company Recognized for Fourth Consecutive Year
MONTREAL, Feb. 1, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroplan, Canada's premier loyalty coalition program is proud to announce that
it has been named one of Montreal's Top Employers for 2012 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. and the editors of Canada's Top 100
Employers. Aeroplan is headquartered in Montreal with offices in
Toronto and Vancouver and this is the fourth year in a row that
Aeroplan has been honoured with this distinction.
"Because of their passion for our members and each other, our employees
are the key to our success as a company. Several initiatives were
introduced in 2011, thanks to our employees' commitment to delivering
value to our members such as the launch of the Last Minute Travel Tool,
enhancements to the flight reward booking platform giving members
greater choice and exclusive flights for our members," said Kevin
O'Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Aeroplan. "We've also launched a
number of unique initiatives internally such as a new service
recognition program designed to award employees with Aeroplan Miles and
an opportunity to give back to the community by helping raise awareness
of homeless youth with Dans la rue through Aeroplan Days, an annual event that brings our employees together in team building
initiatives to foster team spirit and create a sense of unity."
This year, the editors indicated Aeroplan was selected because it:
offers great financial benefits including referral bonuses, year-end
bonuses, and a share purchase plan available to all employees;
promotes giving back to our local communities through paid volunteer
offers employees opportunities to go on employee engagement trips across
the world with its Beyond Miles partners to share skills, observe and
learn about the essential support they provide, giving them an
experience of a lifetime;
provides maternity and parental leave top-up payments to employees who
are new mothers
helps employees save for retirement with contributions to a defined
benefit pension plan and matching RSP contributions;
supports ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for courses
taken at outside institutions, subsidies for professional
accreditation, in-house training initiatives, and career planning
"Being named a Top Employer in Montreal for a fourth consecutive year is
an important recognition and reflects the ongoing efforts we are making
to ensure we foster an environment that fuels success for our
employees," added O'Brien.
Now entering its eighth year, Montreal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100
Employers. This special designation recognizes the Montreal-area
employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to
work based on criteria including: Physical Workplace, Work Atmosphere &
Social, Health, Financial & Family Benefits, Vacation & Time Off,
Employee Communications, Performance Management, Training & Skills
Development and Community Involvement.
For more information, please visit: www.canadastop100.com/montreal.
Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, is owned by Groupe
Aeroplan Inc., doing business as Aimia, a global leader in loyalty
Aeroplan's millions of members earn Aeroplan Miles with its growing
network of over 75 world-class partners, representing more than 150
brands in the financial, retail, and travel sectors.
In 2011, approximately 2.3 million rewards were issued to members
including more than 1.5 million flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance
carriers which offer travel to more than 1,000 destinations worldwide.
In addition to flights, members also have access to over 1,000 exciting
specialty, merchandise, hotel, car rental and experiential rewards.
For more information about Aeroplan, please visit www.aeroplan.com or www.aimia.com.
SOURCE AEROPLAN CANADA INC.
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