These are the new fees that take effect on December 6th:
What was the old fee? A flat $90+ taxes which means refunds up to 22 days prior have gone up by $60 and changes on a round trip ticket have gone up by $110. That's huge! The only little shimmer of light in these changes are for Aeroplan Diamond status members when they cancel flights and get a refund as it will only cost $30+taxes if done online. They also save $15 if only changing one direction of an Aeroplan award ticket. Change both directions and that Diamond member is paying $60 more than is currently charged.
Tickets booked prior to December 6th will still follow the old fee rules so you may want to try and get your Aeroplan bookings in place before them if you are someone who changes them up after booking.
What does this mean for members with flight rewards booked prior to December 6, 2016?
For any flight reward bookings made prior to December 6, 2016, the previous non-refundable fee of C$90 plus taxes applies. For members with Aeroplan diamond status, in the event that the new fee structure is more favourable, the lowest fee will be applied if the change or refund is made after December 6, 2016.
Thoughts everyone? (I know they won't be favourable :-) )