Aeroplan Welcomes Shenzhen Airlines as its Newest Travel Partner
MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – Aeroplan today announced the
addition of Shenzhen Airlines to its roster of airline travel
partners. Starting today, Aeroplan Members can accumulate and redeem
Aeroplan Miles for travel with Shenzhen Airlines of China, bringing the
total number of airline partners to 34.
“Bringing Shenzhen Airlines into the program is a great addition as
we’ll provide our members with more flight options for the
international traveller,” said David Houston, Vice President,
Partnerships, Aeroplan. “We’re very excited for this partnership as
Shenzhen Airlines will help us to grow our member offer with more
destinations across Mainland China, the southern part of China and
Shenzhen Airlines was founded in November 1992 and was the first Special
Economy Zone in China and the pioneer of China’s “Reform and Opening
Up.” Shenzhen Airlines is China’s fifth largest airline with 111
aircraft, 3,290 weekly flights serving 64 destinations. In 2011,
Shenzhen carried over 18 million passengers, became the partner of the
26(th) Universiade and launched Skytrax four-star ranking audit to
continuously improve their service quality.
Aeroplan, Canada’s premier coalition loyalty program, is owned by Aimia
Inc., a global leader in loyalty management.
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.