https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...ef-sees-trump-as-a-stronger-ally-than-trudeau The CEO also hopes to improve Air Canada’s agreement with Aimia Inc., which administers the carrier’s Aeroplan loyalty program. “We are having good discussions,” he said. “There’s no doubt that Air Canada will make some substantial gains coming out of that.” Aimia is the biggest purchaser of seats on Air Canada, having paid the airline almost C$700 million ($525 million) in 2015, according to Neil Linsdell, an analyst at Industrial Alliance Securities. Air Canada, which buys miles to give its frequent fliers under Aeroplan, paid Aimia C$245 million the same year, he said. The deal expires in 2020, and Air Canada will likely reduce the percentage of seats that it holds for Aeroplan members, Linsdell said.