2003 Netletter #777 Jul 7/03 - The NetLetter

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( For retirees of the new Air Canada family)


Number 777  July 7th., 2003. We first published in October 1995.
Circulation: 2700+


Chief Pilot - Vesta Stevenson   -      Co-pilot  - Terry Baker


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. Air Canada news -
Effective October 26, 2003, Air Canada
will commence daily non-stop service between Toronto and Delhi, the only non-
stop air link between North America and India. The new service will shave at
least three hours off traditional best routings offering travellers the
convenience of early arrival times that allow for connections to many key
onward destinations. Flights will be operated using state-of-the-art 282-seat
Airbus A340 aircraft featuring Air Canada's recently redesigned premium
Executive First service. Air Canada flight AC051 leaves Toronto at 1715 and
arrives in
Delhi at 1745 the next day with convenient connections to Mumbai (Bombay),
Calcutta, Chennai (Madras), Bangalore and Colombo. From Delhi, AC052 leaves at
0110 and arrives in Toronto at 0610 the same day providing customers
convenient connections on Air Canada's extensive network throughout North
America.

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. News from the districts.
The annual Vancouver Island Annual Golf Tourny -
Open to all Pionairs and ex CAIRE.
Register by July 31st. with Bill Wood email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
cost $25.00 pp. made out to Bill Wood.
mail cheques, made out to Bill Wood, to:-
Bill Wood, PO Box 1879, Ladysmith, B.C. V9G 1B4
Phone (250)245-0747  for further details.
Play is at Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club, starts at noon on August 13th


A reminder to everyone that the Sidney Vancouver Island Koffee Klatch will be
on Wednesday July 9th - Smitty's in Sidney at 9.30AM.

Dave Hempsall sends us this information -
Vanvcouver Island and Gulf Island district -
Victoria Area Golf Tournament
A golf tournament will be held on Wednesday August 20 at the Mount Douglas Nine
hole Par 3 Golf Course. The course is located at 4225 Blenkinsop, Victoria.
Phone number is (250) 477-8314. The fee of $10.50 will be collected on the day
of the tournament. Clubs and pull carts can be rented. Tee off time is
11o'clock. Beginners Welcome.
If you would like to golf please email your name and phone number ASAP to
Shirley Williams at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Victoria Area tour of the Institute of Ocean Sciences
The tour will take place on Wednesday September 24 at 11o'clock. The Ocean
Sciences building is located at 9860 West Sannich Rd. in the municipality of
North Sannich. The tour takes about one and a half hours and commence at
11o'clock. Lunch can be bought at the cafeteria until 1:30pm. There is a $2.00
donation per person which is given to a charity selected by the Ocean Sciences.

ALL AIR CANADA PIONAIRS
EVENT; 2003 AIR CANADA PIONAIR BONSPIEL.
DATE; NOVEMBER 1st. AND 2nd. 2003
LOCATION; KELOWNA CURLING CLUB
551 Recreation ave. Kelowna B.C.
Tel; 250-762-3112
e-mail; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it web; www.kelownacurling.com
ACCESS; by air connection through Vancouver [ yvr ] or Calgary [ yyc ], by road
from yvr (4.5 hrs.) , from yyc (6.0 hrs)
ELIGIBILITY; open to all AC Pionairs with teams made up of ladies, gentlemen or
mixed. Single Pionairs will be accommodated.
ACCOMMODATION; Preferred rates of $74.50 per night offered by the PRESTIGE INN
1675 Abbot Street Kelowna B.C. V1Y 8S3
Tel; 250-860-7900, Fax; 250-860-7997, web; www.prestigeinn.com
TRANSPORTATION; Kelowna Airport Shuttle, special rate for Pionairs
ENTRY FEES; $55.00 per person which includes bonspiel and closing dinner.
Dinner guest $20.00
FEES GUARANTEE; four games of eight ends each [ two games per day ] and closing
dinner and entertainment.
PRIZES; based on cash per win system, amount to be determined depending on
number of entries.
Winning team will be presented the George Daman / Fred Lamont Trophy,
and will represent AC Pionairs at the 2004 ACRA System Bonspiel,
location to be determined.
For more info contact;
Bernie Danis tel; 250-707-0947, e-mail; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Jim Ursel tel; 250-712-0551, e-mail; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Art Kupchanko tel; 250-769-5947, e-mail; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
REGISTRATION;
name(s)____________________________
employee number(s)_____________________
1st position preferred ________________________
and 2nd position preferred___________________________
Skip address_____________________________________________________
tel:______________ postal code__________ e-mail_______________
other members in group________________________________________
number of extra diners @ $20.00________
send cheque (s) to;
AC Pionairs, along with registration to:
Bernie Danis
unit 203, 3880 Brown Rd. Westbank B.C. V4T 2J5
Note; Registration must be received by October 10, 2003

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. May Day!
a new reader to our netletter.
Glennys Ward-Eversley,
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is there anyone in  the Halifax area  who can come and explain  to me how to
get to the various subjects  I am very green at this computer thing
............ thanks

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. Terry's travel tips.
Trish from the Star Alliance employee web site sends this information -
Summertime RV Sizzlers
CANADREAM CAMPERS BRINGS YOU ANOTHER SUMMER TIME SIZZLER HOT DEAL!
$68.00 CAD PER UNIT!!
TORONTO TO MONTREAL ONE WAY
Available Anytime for 5 nights must be in Montreal by July 15, 2003
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$98.00 CAD PER UNIT!!
VANCOUVER TO CALGARY ONE WAY
Available Anytime for 7 nights must be in Calgary by August 16th.

The Leriba Lodge Hotel
Luxury award-winning 4 star hotel in Pretoria [Centurion] South Africa nestled
on 8 hectares of indigenous forest, on the banks of the Hennops River. Walking
distance to Centurion City, 5 min to Pretoria and 35 min to Airport and
Johannesburg.

Award winning - votes as the best luxury hotel in greater Pretoria and finalist
in South Africa. Privately owned and managed and strategically located as
springboard to South Africa

Health Spa and Resort - Bang Por Beach, Koh Samui, Thailand
A good resort is never complete without a good spa to soothe tired muscles. The
health spa, offers a full range of herbal cosmetics and healthcare services
including Thai herbal massage and oil massage. This is an old Asian tradition
for secure health and prosperity. Our company is of high international standard
with well trained staff.

Guest comment: "I had the best time. I'm very glad that I came here and
experienced such luxury and pampering. Hopefully, I will come back to Koh Samui
and Natural Wings sometime soon..."
Natural Wing Health Spa and Resort
Bahama Houseboating
Enjoy a vacation aboard one of our fleet of houseboats. Move your "floating
hotel suite" when you want to, where you want to. Our fleet of houseboats are
fully equipped and ready for you to pilot from island to island, from coral
reef to white sand beach. Enjoy a Bahama adventure in the best cruising area in
the Caribbean.

Explore the TCI Mall and find your perfect place in paradise!
Visit our little archipelago nation in the Atlantic/Caribbean - famous for
beautiful beaches, unforgettable turquoise waters and glorious weather year
round. B&B, all-inclusive, luxury resorts or fabulous oceanfront villas to
choose from on Providenciales, Grand Turk, North Caicos, Salt Cay and Middle
Caicos.

You will find these and many more
Interline Specials on http://www.startrips.tv
Come visit our website designed for YOU today!!

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