New Delhi: Southwest monsoon has remained elusive in the national capital since its arrival on Friday but there are chances of light rains and thunderstorm on Wednesday evening. Some parts of Delhi witnessed drizzles on Tuesday but the overall rainfall recorded was just 0.3-0.4 mm, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Though there was a dip in the mercury level, the humidity was high on Wednesday morning; it was at 80 per cent. Maximum temperature on Wednesday is likely to be around 36 degrees Celsius. On Tuesday, temperature hovered between 28.2-34.2 degrees Celsius. According to private forecaster Skymet, moderate to heavy rains are expected over Bihar, West Bengal and Punjab.
MONTREAL — Aimia Inc. has signed Aeroplan partnership agreements with two more Canadian airlines that will take effect in about two years, after its current agreement with Air Canada ends in 2020.One of Aimia’s new partners is Air Transat, a long-established airline owned by Montreal-based travel and leisure company Transat AT.Aimia’s other new partner is Flair Airlines, which began operating no-frills scheduled services to several cities last year from a hub at Edmonton International Airport.They join Toronto-based Porter Airlines as recent partners in the Aeroplan points system, which Air Canada has said it will replace with its own loyalty points program when the Aimia contract expires.Air Canada led a consortium of bidders to buy the loyalty program for as much as $325 million plus $2 billion of points liabilities, an offer that Aimia rejected last week.Aimia has said it remains open to negotiating a fair deal with Air Canada and indicated that it would consider an offer of at least $450 million.