The number of Air Miles needed for a free flight is determined by the departure date and can range from 1,200 to 20,000 miles, depending on the departure and arrival destinations. Reward miles can be used for travel in economy class. Travelers interested in using Air Miles should visit the "Where Can I Fly" page on the Air Miles website to determine the number of Air Miles needed for their desired flight.
Examples of the number Air Miles needed for free flights include 1,200 for a high season flight from Ontario to Quebec and 5,475 for a low season flight from Ontario to Central America. Flights purchased using Air Miles are free, but customers may be charged for the fees and taxes, in addition to an administration fee from Air Miles, as of 2015.