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Get through airport lines faster, and into Air Canada Maple Leaf™* and over 600 other lounges around the globe.

Breeze through airport lines.

Your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card lets you bypass the regular check-in line and head straight to an Air Canada®** priority check-in counter regardless of the fare class purchased1

That way, you can focus on what matters most – enjoying your journey.

There's always a lounge that feels like home.

The American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Card gets you into most lounges worldwide. Whether it's finding a comfortable place to rest or a quiet place to catch up on work, you can get used to more luxurious travel. 

  • Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge™** Access2:

    One of the premium benefits of the American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is access to an extensive network of over 20 private Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges in major airports across Canada and key international locations. Feel rested, relaxed and pampered even before you get to your destination. Enjoy complimentary beverages, light snacks, and news and entertainment, or catch up on email on a PC workstation fully equipped with printers and wireless high-speed Internet.
     
    Supplementary American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Cardmembers may also access Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounges, so share this benefit with those closest to you.
     
    And for a nominal fee, you can also bring a paid guest into the lounge.
     
    Simply  present your Card and eligible ticket and the peace and comfort of these airport hideaways is yours to enjoy.2
  • Priority Pass Worldwide Airport Lounge Access:

    Enjoy over 600 VIP Airport Lounges across the globe when you enroll for a complimentary Priority Pass membership.3 That means pure comfort before your flight- regardless of your choice of airline, class of airline ticket, or membership in an airline airport lounge program. For details and to enroll, call American Express at 1-800-263-1616.

Bring along a friend.

Share your trip with someone special for double the fun. The Partner Ticket is one of the many pleasures of being an American Express® AeroplanPlus®* Platinum Cardmember. Once per year, you can redeem 15,000 Aeroplan®* Miles for a short-haul roundtrip Fixed Mileage Flight Reward™* in economy class and receive a Partner Ticket™ for the same itinerary.4 Short-haul flights include travel between Toronto and New York, Vancouver and Calgary, or Montreal and Boston and many other cities. 

Simply call an Aeroplan agent at 1-800-361-5373 and request redemption of your Partner Ticket.

Take advantage of more travel freedom, flexibility, and control.

Air Canada Privilege Passes5 give you the option to purchase eight prepaid one-way flight credits for travel anywhere within Air Canada's North American network including Alaska, Hawaii and select cities in Mexico and the Caribbean – for use any time you choose. Your passes can be used for up to two people so with eight one-way flight credits, it's like getting two round-trip tickets each. 

To purchase your Air Canada Privilege Passes: 

1. Sign in using your Aeroplan Number and Password.

2. Select the Flight Pass tab and click "Shop for Flight Passes".

3. Your Air Canada Privilege Passes will appear in the "Exclusive Flight Pass Offers".

Want to feel spoiled? Join the club.

Normally reserved for guests with a minimum of 10 stays or 30 nights a year, Fairmont President's Club Platinum Membership6 is yours to enjoy after you charge just five nights a year to your Card. 

Feel positively spoiled with:

  • Personalized welcome amenities 
  • Early arrival and late check-out 
  • Two complimentary suite upgrades
  • Two complimentary room upgrades 
  • One complimentary night 
  • $100 USD in Fairmont dining certificates or Willow Stream Spa certificates 
  • 1,000 Aeroplan®* Miles per stay from Fairmont 

To take advantage of the Platinum for Platinum Stay five nights benefit, visit and enter the code found in your Welcome Brochure or call 1-888-320-5959. And in just five nights you'll reach Platinum status!


®, TM: Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express 

®*: Aeroplan and AeroplanPlus are registered trademarks of Aeroplan Canada Inc. 

®**: Air Canada, Air Canada rouge, and Air Canada express are registered trademarks of Air Canada, used under license from Air Canada.

TM*: Fixed Mileage Flight Rewards is a trademark of Aimia Canada Inc.

TM**: Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge is a trademark of Air Canada, used under license from Air Canada.

1. American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Cardmembers may access priority check-in, applicable at airports where Air Canada priority check-in is available, upon presentation of their American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card and a confirmed, same-day departing ticket on a flight operated by Air Canada, Air Canada rouge®** or under the Air Canada express®** banner. Also applicable for confirmed, same-day travel using Aeroplan Flight Rewards on a flight operated by Air Canada, Air Canada rouge or under the Air Canada express banner. Flights operated by other airlines are not eligible.

2. Subject to space availability. American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Cardmembers may access the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge, where available, upon presentation of their American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card and a confirmed, same-day departing ticket on a flight operated by Air Canada, Air Canada rouge or under the Air Canada express banner. Also applicable on same-day departing Air Canada codeshare or select Air Canada partner airline flights. Not valid in conjunction with an airline employee travel ticket or an airline partner pass travel ticket. For a nominal entry fee, Cardmember is permitted paid guests in the lounge, pending space availability. Access is subject to Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge terms and conditions and may not be available due to unforeseen circumstances. 

3. Basic Cardmember ("Cardmember") may apply for a Priority Pass membership ("PP membership"). PP membership is subject to approval by Priority Pass Limited ("PPL") and is not guaranteed. Unless cancelled, PP membership automatically renews on its anniversary date. PP membership may be cancelled by American Express if: (i) the Priority Pass benefit associated with the American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is changed or terminated, or (ii) the Cardmember's AeroplanPlus Platinum Card is cancelled. PP membership includes access to any airport lounge participating in the Priority Pass Program. Participating lounges are owned and operated by independent third parties and their participation and/or facilities can change from time to time. To access a lounge, the Cardmember will need to show his/her valid Priority Pass card and an airline ticket for travel on the same day for the Cardmember and each of his/her guests. At their sole discretion, participating lounges may restrict entry to persons under 21 years old; please check restriction details for the individual lounges at www.prioritypass.com or your Priority Pass Directory provided by PPL. All lounge visits are subject to a fee of $27 US per person per visit. This fee applies to the Cardmember and his/her guests. Lounge access charges can be billed by PPL to the AeroplanPlus Platinum Card connected to the Cardmember's PP membership upon PP's receipt of notification from the lounge visited. Any US dollar charges to the Card will be converted to CDN dollars using a conversion rate and applying a conversion commission as specified in the Cardmember Agreement and Disclosure Statement. All Cardmembers are also subject to PPL's terms and conditions for the Priority Pass Program and the individual lounge operators' terms of use for the participating lounges visited. For complete PPL terms and conditions and a directory of participating lounge locations, please visit: www.prioritypass.com.

4. Basic American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Cardmembers may redeem 15,000 Aeroplan Miles for one short-haul roundtrip Fixed Mileage Flight Reward in economy class and receive a Partner Ticket for the same itinerary. Travel options vary according to departure city. Miles must be from Cardmember’s Aeroplan account. Limit one Partner Ticket annually based on Cardmembership anniversary date. Subject to availability and capacity control. All bookings must be made through Aeroplan at 1-800-361-5373 and charged to an American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. Aeroplan booking fee will be waived; however, fees and taxes apply. Changes subject to availability, fees and restrictions. An Aeroplan change fee will be applied to each ticket.  Aeroplan reinstatement fee applies to cancellations. Not transferable, cumulative or redeemable for cash. Partner Tickets cannot be booked using Priority Rewards. Unless otherwise stated, it cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or benefit. Subject to change or cancellation. Full terms and conditions apply. Aeroplan Program terms and conditions, including Flight Reward Terms and Conditions apply and are available at www.aeroplan.com/terms_and_conditions.do

5.Basic Cardmember may purchase one Air Canada Privilege Pass - Executive Class (J booking class) and one Economy Class (N booking class - Tango fare) annually using an approved Card. One Pass provides eight (8) one-way flight credits for use within 12 months of purchase. Passes can only be used by the Basic Cardmember alone or with one other eligible traveller designated at any time during the validity period of the original Pass. Subject to availability, travel is eligible anywhere within Air Canada's North American network including Alaska, Hawaii and select destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean on flights operated by Air Canada, Jazz and select regional partners with Air Canada flight numbers. Pass purchase prices, taxes, applicable fees, terms and conditions may be found on aircanada.com, through the Shop for Flight Pass link. Members must be signed in using their Aeroplan number and password to be able to view the products. Allow 4 to 6 weeks following card approval for access. For additional terms and conditions see Additional Footnote 1. 

Footnote 1. American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Basic Cardmembers may purchase one Air Canada Privilege Pass Executive Class and/or one Air Canada Privilege Pass Economy class (each referred to as a Pass) annually based on Cardmembership anniversary date. Payment must be made using an American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. Passes can only be used for travel by the Basic Cardmember alone or accompanied by one other eligible traveller who must be designated at any time during the validity period of the original Pass. One Pass provides eight (8) one-way flight credits. Travel is eligible anywhere within Air Canada's North American network including Alaska, Hawaii and select destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Pass credits may only be used on flights operated by Air Canada, Jazz and select regional partners with Air Canada flight numbers. Routes are subject to change and may be seasonal. Seats may not be available on all flights, on all days. All Pass credits must be used within 12 months of the Pass purchase date. Passes not purchased during an annual cardmembership period cannot be carried forward to future annual periods. Bookings using Pass credits can be made up to 353 days in advance and up to 1 hour prior to departure. Changes are subject to availability and depend on Pass type and change/cancel fees may apply. Fees apply per direction plus taxes. Pass purchase prices are set by Air Canada and are subject to change without notice each annual cardmembership period. Pass purchase prices, taxes, applicable fees, terms and conditions may be found on aircanada.com, through the Shop for Flight Pass link. Members must be signed in using their Aeroplan number and password to be able to view the products. Purchase of Passes, bookings, changes and cancellations are to be made at aircanada.com. Passes and Pass credits are neither refundable nor transferable in whole or in part. Any Pass credits booked and not cancelled within 1 hour of the scheduled departure will be forfeited. One Pass credit is applicable per direction including connections. Advance seat selection is complimentary. Passes must be purchased in Canada and customers must be Canadian residents as per their Aeroplan account. Air Canada reserves the right to make the same or similar offer to the general public without notice. Additional Air Canada Privilege Pass Executive Class Terms: Availability is based on Executive Class fare (J booking class). In the event that Executive Class (J booking class) is not available, reservations in Economy class are not permitted but same day airport standby is permitted in Economy class at no charge and any voluntary downgrades to Economy class will forfeit the Pass credit booked in Executive Class. Changes are subject to availability. Additional Air Canada Privilege Pass - Economy Class Terms: Availability is based on Tango fare (N booking class). Air Canada eUpgrade credits are not applicable on Tango fares. Changes are subject to availability and change or cancellation fees apply. Fees apply per direction plus taxes. Aeroplan Miles earned for flying on Tango fares do not count towards Air Canada Top Tier status. 

6. Basic and Supplementary Platinum Card and other eligible American Express Cardmembers ("Cardmembers") must enroll to qualify for the American Express "Platinum for Platinum" Fairmont President's Club Platinum benefit. Cardmembers must enroll for the Benefit by contacting Fairmont Hotels & Resorts at 1-888-320-5959 or at www.fairmont.com/fpc and quoting the promotion code provided by American Express. Enrolled Cardmembers that register and complete five overnight stays at a Fairmont hotel or resort, paid for with your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card between January and December of the calendar year will qualify for membership in Fairmont President's Club. The Benefit may be discontinued at any time. Fairmont President's Club membership is subject to the restrictions, terms and conditions of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts which may change without notice. Complete terms and conditions are available by calling 1-888-320-5959 or by visiting www.fairmont.com/fpc. American Express reserves the right to instruct Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to cancel your Fairmont President's Club membership if you cease to be a Cardmember. Five nights do not have to be consecutive nights. Five nights must be in the same calendar year. Nights must be paid for by using your American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card.