Altitude Top Tier Program

1.1 PRIVILEGES

By qualifying for 2013 Air Canada Altitude, members are entitled to exclusive privileges and travel benefits such as priority airport and reservation services, lounge access, threshold bonuses and much more. Here’s an overview of the benefits offered.

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Air Canada Air Canada  Star Alliance Star Alliance

  PRESTIGE 25K25,000 ELITE 35K35,000 ELITE 50K50,000 ELITE 75K75,000 SUPER ELITE 100K100,000
Altitude Qualifying Miles
Altitude Qualifying Segments 25 35 50 75 95
Minimum Air Canada Flight Requirement As part of the Altitude Qualifying Mile or Altitude Qualifying Segment qualification, at least 10,000 Altitude Qualifying Miles or 5 Altitude Qualifying Segments must be earned on eligible flights operated by Air Canada or Air Canada Express. Altitude Qualifying Miles earned through the purchase of an Unlimited Flight Pass also count towards the Minimum Flight Requirement.

* As of January 2013, Status Miles are now Altitude Qualifying Miles (AQM); Status Flight Segments are now Altitude Qualifying Segments (AQS)

  PRESTIGE 25KAC ELITE 35KAC ELITE 50KAC ELITE 75KAC SUPER ELITE 100KAC
Priority Contacts
Priority Reservation Waitlist AC SA AC SA AC SA AC SA AC SA
Priority Seat Selection AC AC AC AC AC
Complimentary Preferred Seats With a Latitude fare With a Latitude fare With a Latitude fare With a Latitude or Flex fare Any fare, including Aeroplan Flight Rewards
Guaranteed Reservations in Economy Class AC AC
  PRESTIGE 25KAC ELITE 35KAC ELITE 50KACSA ELITE 75KACSA SUPER ELITE 100KACSA
Priority Airport Check-in
Priority Airport Standby AC SA AC SA AC SA AC SA AC SA
Complimentary Checked Baggage Allowance AC
2 bags,
23kg each
AC
3 bags,
32kg each
AC
3 bags,
32kg each
AC
3 bags,
32kg each
AC
3 bags,
32kg each
Complimentary Sports Equipment Handling AC AC AC AC AC
Priority Baggage Handling AC SA ACSA ACSA
Priority Security Clearance AC AC AC AC
Priority Boarding AC AC SA AC SA AC SA
Air Canada Concierge Service AC
  PRESTIGE 25K ELITE 35KAC SA ELITE 50K ELITE 75K SUPER ELITE 100K
Complimentary Access to Select Maple Leaf Lounges
Complimentary Access to All Maple Leaf Lounges AC SA AC SA AC SA
Complimentary Access to Star Alliance Gold Lounges AC SA AC SA AC SA
  PRESTIGE 25KAC SA ELITE 35KAC SA ELITE 50KAC SA ELITE 75KAC SA SUPER ELITE 100KAC SA
500 Mile Minimum
Priority Rewards Access to any unsold Economy Class seat on Air Canada flights Access to any unsold Economy Class seat on Air Canada flights Access to any unsold Economy Class seat on Air Canada flights Access to any unsold Economy Class seat, and additional Executive cabin seats on Air Canada flights
First change fee waived for Aeroplan Flight Rewards AC SA
  PRESTIGE 25KAC ELITE 35KAC ELITE 50KAC ELITE 75KAC SUPER ELITE 100KAC
Air Canada Duty Free Boutique Discount Coupon
Exclusive Partner Offers YES YES YES YES YES
Accelerated Status Recognition with non-air Partners YES YES YES YES YES
  PRESTIGE 25KSIVER ELITE 35KSIVER ELITE 50KGOLD ELITE 75KGOLD SUPER ELITE 100KGOLD
Star Alliance benefits
  PRESTIGE 25KLatitude & Flex fares ELITE 35KLatitude & Flex fares ELITE 50KLatitude & Flex fares ELITE 75KLatitude & Flex fares SUPER ELITE 100KLatitude & Flex fares
eUpgrade eligibility on
Air Canada flights within North America

(including Sun destinations)
eUpgrade eligibility on
Air Canada flights to international destinations
Latitude & select Flex fares Latitude & select Flex fares Latitude & Flex fares Latitude & Flex fares Latitude & Flex fares
eUpgrade Booking Window Latitude: Anytime
Flex: 2 days
Latitude: Anytime
Flex: 4 days
Latitude: Anytime
Flex: 5 days
Latitude: Anytime
Flex: 6 days
Latitude: Anytime
Flex: 7 days
eUpgrade eligibility on
Air Canada Vacations reservations to Sun destinations
AC AC
eUpgrade eligibility for Aeroplan ClassicFlight Rewards on Air Canada flights within North America
(including Sun destinations)
AC
  PRESTIGE 25KAC ELITE 35KAC ELITE 50KAC ELITE 75KAC SUPER ELITE 100KAC
eUpgrade Travel Companion
eUpgrade Nominees 0 1 2 2 4

Terms and conditions:

The benefits described above are subject to applicable conditions and restrictions. The complete list of Altitude privileges, including their applicable conditions will be at the sole discretion of Air Canada, and will be communicated in early 2013.