MONTREAL, Aug. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroplan today announced the signing of
a multi-year agreement with Katz Group Canada that will enable members of the
Aeroplan Program to earn miles on purchases at Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus
locations in Western Canada, Thunder Bay, Ontario and the Northwest
Starting Monday, August 17, 2009, members can earn miles at select Rexall
Drug Stores located in Surrey (BC), Edmonton (AB), Altona and Winnipeg (MB),
Regina (SK), Longlac (ON) and Inuvik (NT). Further details will be made
available when the offer is fully launched in an additional 129 Rexall and
Rexall Pharma Plus locations in the fall.
"With the addition of Rexall to our growing roster of partners that
already includes Uniprix, Quebec's second largest retail pharmacy chain,
Aeroplan will be able to offer members the opportunity to earn Miles at
pharmacies in almost every Province across the country," said Vince Timpano,
President, Aeroplan. "This is an important relationship for Aeroplan as it
further develops and consolidates our mileage accumulation offer in
everyday-spend categories, making it easier for our members to earn Miles
Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2009, Aeroplan, Canada's premier
loyalty program, is owned by Groupe Aeroplan Inc., a leading international
loyalty management corporation.
Aeroplan's millions of members earn Aeroplan Miles with its growing
network of over 70 world-class partners, representing more than 150 brands in
the financial, retail, and travel sectors.
In 2008, over 2 million rewards were issued to members including more
than 1.5 million round-trip flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance carriers
which offer travel to more than 900 destinations worldwide. In addition to
flights, members also have access to over 600 exciting specialty, merchandise,
hotel, car rental and experiential rewards.
For more information about Aeroplan, please visit www.groupeaeroplan.com
For further information:
For further information: Christa Poole, (416) 352-3745,