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Vistara, Aeroplan’s new airline partner

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The Indian airline Vistara becomes a new partner of Aeroplan. You'll be able to earn and redeem Aeroplan miles without surcharge!

Vistara, Aeroplan's new airline partner

After Etihad Airways and Azul Brazilian Airlines, it is now the turn of the Indian airline Vistara to become a new partner of Aeroplan from Air Canada.

Vistara A321neo
Vistara A321neo - Credit: Airbus

Vistara is an Indian airline:

  • with 40 aircraft
  • a network of 34 destinations
  • with 200 daily direct flights

Vistara serves international destinations such as Dubai, Kathmandu and Singapore.

Vistara Network

And the airline will soon begin routes to Europe, including London, Paris and Frankfurt with its Boeing 787-9s. London flights start on August, 28, 2020.

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Use Aeroplan Miles on Vistara

As of today, you can use Aeroplan miles to travel with Vistara, following Aeroplan’s Fixed Mileage Flight Reward chart. And there is no carrier surcharge!

Here is an example between New Delhi (DEL) and London (LHR) for a one-way economy and business class flight:

Vistara Del Lhr Eco
Vistara Del Lhr Business

This new partnership will be very interesting thanks to Aeroplan’s new chart, which will be in effect from November 8, 2020.

India is located in the Atlantic region, which means that a flight reward will start at 7,500 points for a one-way flight to most Indian destinations.

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Here are the different distances regarding international destinations. Note that the flight from New Delhi to Frankfurt will be less than 4,000 miles away,which means that a one-way economy flight will cost 25,000 Aeroplan points or 45,000 points in business!

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Earn Aeroplan miles with Vistara

Starting today, you can earn Aeroplan miles for Vistara flights:

Class of Service Booking classes Basic miles and bonuses Minimum (Altitude Member) Minimum (Aeroplan Member)
Business C, J, D, Z 125 % 313 Distance flown
Premium Economy S, T,P, R 100 % 250
Economy Y, B, M 100 % 250
Economy A, H, N, Q, V 50 % 125
Economy E, O 20 % 125
Vistara Decolle

Conclusion

Air Canada continues to strengthen Aeroplan’s list of partners around the world: Cathay Pacific, Gol, Etihad Airways, Azul and today Vistara. We also learned that other very exciting news will come soon… To be continued!

Cover image credit: Nickolas Sheeder

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