Aimia Inc. and Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. announce closing of the acquisition by Aimia of an additional 20% equity

Aimia Inc. and Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. announce closing of the 
acquisition by Aimia of an additional 20% equity participation in Premier 
Loyalty & Marketing, owner and operator of Club Premier 
MONTREAL and MEXICO CITY, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Aimia Inc. ("Aimia") 
and Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Grupo Aeromexico" or "Aeromexico"), 
announced today the successful closing of the previously announced acquisition 
by Aimia from Aeromexico of an additional 20% equity participation in Premier 
Loyalty & Marketing, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("PLM"), owner and operator of Club 
Premier, Mexico's leading coalition loyalty program, for US$88 million. 
Aimia's and Grupo Aeromexico's equity participations in PLM now approximate 
49% and 51%, respectively. Aimia and Grupo Aeromexico will continue their 
close collaboration and support of PLM's management team in the execution of 
their strategy to enable PLM to achieve its full potential as Mexico's leading 
coalition loyalty program. 
About Aimia 
Aimia isaglobal leader in loyalty management. Aimia's unique capabilities 
include proven expertise in delivering proprietary loyalty services, launching 
and managing coalition loyalty programs, creating value through loyalty 
analytics and driving innovation in the emerging digital and mobile spaces. 
Aimia owns and operates Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program 
andNectar, the United Kingdom's largest coalition loyalty program. In 
addition,Aimia has majority equity positions in Air Miles Middle East and 
Nectar Italia as well as a minority position in Club Premier, Mexico's leading 
coalition loyalty program and Cardlytics, a US-based private company operating 
in transaction-driven marketing for electronic banking. 
Aimia is a Canadian public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: 
AIM) and has over 3,800 employees in more than 20 countries around the world. 
For more information about Aimia, please visit 
About Premier Loyalty & Marketing, S.A.P.I. de C.V. 
Premier Loyalty & Marketing, S.A.P.I. de C.V. owns and operates Club Premier, 
the first frequent flyer program established in Latin America and Mexico's 
leading coalition loyalty program. The company's objective is to reward the 
preference and loyalty of Club Premier's members through the accrual and 
redemption of Premier Kilometers. Members earn Premier Kilometers for flying 
with Aeromexico, Aeromexico Connect, SkyTeam airlines, and other airlines; for 
using American Express and Banamex co-branded credit cards; from converting 
loyalty currency issued by other premium credit cards into Premier Kilometers 
or by purchasing a variety of goods or services from their favourite retailers 
and service providers who are participating loyalty partners. While members 
primarily redeem their Premier Kilometers for flights on Aeromexico and other 
affiliated airlines, they can also exchange them for a wide variety of 
catalogue and experiential rewards available through 
About Grupo Aeromexico 
Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are 
engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger 
loyalty programs. Its fleet includes Boeing 777, 767 and 737 aircraft and the 
latest Embraer 145, 170 and 190 models. The carrier announced a major 
expansion plan in 2011 to acquire 20 new and wholly owned aircraft including 
ten Embraer 190 and ten Boeing 737-8 NG airplanes. Aeromexico will take 
delivery of nine 787-8 Dreamliners over the next three years. Moreover, in 
2012, Aeromexico announced the most significant fleet investment program in 
Mexican aviation history: the acquisition of 100 new aircraft, including 90 
Boeing 737 MAX and 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes. 
Grupo Aeromexico operates its main hub out of Terminal 2 in the Mexico City 
International Airport, and offers over 600 daily flights to different cities 
in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Europe and 
Aeromexico is a founding member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance 
partnering 19 airlines: Aeroflot, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Air Europa, Air 
France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA Czech 
Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean 
Air, Middle East Airlines, Saudia, TAROM Romanian Air Transport, Vietnam 
Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. SkyTeam offers all partner airline passengers a 
large global network with more destinations and frequencies, and improved 
connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem miles through the different 
airline partners' loyalty programs and enjoy the benefits offered at SkyTeam's 
520 VIP airport lounges around the world. SkyTeam offers its 537 million 
annual passengers more than 14.900 daily flights to 993 destinations in 186 
Media JoAnne Hayes +1-416-352-3706 
Analysts & Investors Trish Moran +1-416-352-3728 
Grupo Aeromexico 
Media Carlos Torres +52 (55) 9132 4128 
Analysts & Investors Miriam Kai +52 (55) 9132 4257  
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