January 28, 2009 09:54 ET

Aeroplan, CAW Local 2002 and Air Canada Agreement Not Ratified

    MONTREAL, Jan. 28  - Groupe Aeroplan today announced that the
tentative labour agreement between Aeroplan, the CAW Local 2002 and Air Canada
as announced on January 14, 2009 has not been ratified.
    In line with Aeroplan's announcement of November 14, 2008, all agents
working in Aeroplan's Contact Centres in Vancouver and Montreal are being
offered continued employment effective June 1, 2009, in the same positions,
unless, if eligible, they elect to return to Air Canada.

    About Groupe Aeroplan Inc.

    Groupe Aeroplan Inc. is a leading international loyalty management
corporation. Groupe Aeroplan owns Aeroplan, Canada's premier loyalty program
and Nectar, the United Kingdom's leading coalition loyalty program. In the
Gulf Region, Groupe Aeroplan owns 60 per cent of Rewards Management Middle
East, the operator of Air Miles programs in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar
and Bahrain. Groupe Aeroplan also operates Insight & Communication, a
customer-driven insight and data analytics business offering worldwide
services to retailers and their suppliers.
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