Chase and Air Canada are partnering to make Chase the exclusive issuer of the airline’s Aeroplan U.S. credit card and Mastercard is exclusive payments network for the card, according to a press release.
The partnership will bring enhanced value to Air Canada’s newly transformed Aeroplan loyalty program which boasts greater flexibility and flight rewards with over 35 partner airlines. Aeroplan will also become a transfer partner in Chase’s Ultimate Rewards program, starting in late 2021.
“We are delighted to partner with Chase and Mastercard to relaunch our U.S. co-brand credit card. Chase’s many strengths, including digital innovation, customer service excellence and a world-class brand, will help us deliver a best-in-class product for US-based Aeroplan members,” Mark Nasr, vice president, loyalty and e-commerce, Air Canada said in the release. “The strength of the newly transformed Aeroplan program combined with this partnership will drive significant growth and engagement — focusing on the over two million U.S. residents with strong ties on both sides of the border.”
The Aeroplan Credit Card from Chase is expected to launch in late 2021.