2001 Netletter #560 Feb 8th, 2001

#560 Feb 8th, 2001
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( For retirees of the new Air Canada family)

Number 560 Feb 8th, 2001,  We first Published in October 1995


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


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Need to know.
FAMILY AFFAIR    SELLOFF
SELLOFF TRANSBORDER AND INTRACANADA
TRAVEL PERIOD:   TRAVEL FROM 05FEB01-09MAR01
SELL PERIOD:     ON/BEFORE 19FEB01
APUR/TCKT:       RES REQUIRED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF DEPARTURE
MIN/MAX:         FIRST SAT/30 DAYS

CHI/YEA-YYC-YVR         249CAD/171USD
CHI-YUL                         129CAD/88USD
CHI-YTO/YOW                119CAD/82USD
DFW-YVR                       219CAD/150USD
DFW-YTO                         99CAD/68USD
WAS-YUL                       119CAD/82USD
WAS-YTO                      129CAD/88USD
LGA-YTO                       129CAD/88USD
SFO-YTO                       299CAD/205USD
SFO-YUL                        309CAD/212USD
BOS-YYT/YDF/YQY/YHZ 129CAD/88USD
PWM-YQB/YUL               119CAD/82USD

YYC-YTO/YXU/YQG        229CAD
YHZ-YOW/YTO              129CAD
YYG-YOW                     129CAD
YUL-YHZ/YYG/YQY        119CAD
YHZ-YQB                       119CAD
YQY-YOW                     129CAD

SELLOFF ITALY
*****EFFECTIVE FOR CANADA ITALY*****
TRAVEL PERIOD:       TRAVEL FROM 24JAN01-31MAR01
SELL PERIOD:       ON/BEFORE 31MAR01
APUR/TCKT:       RES REQUIRED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF DEPARTURE
MIN/MAX:        FIRST SAT/30DAYS

FARE GRID TO/FROM CDA-ITALY
BC/AB      SK/MB      ON      PQ      MARIT
$389         $389        $239    $239     $239

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. Air Canada Pionair news, from  Pionair President Saville Hambleton  -
Hi All;
The Executive Board met today and reviewed our plan of action to complete
the integration of retirees from Canadian Airlines International and its
former constituent airlines. The following action would be taken in
compliance with the rules laid out by The Corporations Directorate - Industry Canada.
Cheques accompanying applications would be cashed at a later date, no later
than June 30th, and placed IN TRUST.
A complete name list would be maintained, of those who applied for
membership in the Pionairs.
Pionair By-Laws would be amended at our AGM in May, to reflect in Articles
3-1 and 6-2 that a retiree from Canadian Airlines International or one of
its former constituent airlines would be eligible for membership in the
Pionairs and eligible to be nominated as a member of an Executive Board.
Pionair applicants from Canadian Airlines International and its former
constituent airlines would be warmly welcomed at our AGM in Calgary, May
18-20 but would be asked to refrain from voting on the above By-Laws
amendments.
I'm pleased to say that the Executive Board was unanimous on the above
course action.
It has been a long journey but we can see closure within six months.
Congratulations to all Pionairs who have worked so hard to make our airline
retiree family bigger and better.
FYI we have processed 745 applications and are running at about 50 new ones
daily.
Best Regards, Saville

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Visiting Hamilton Ontario?
Take in the Canadian Warplane Museum located at Hamilton International Airport.
Open daily 09:00 to 17:00
Adults ca$10.00 Seniors and students ca$8.00
children under 8 are free when accompanied by an adult.
Free parking.  Call 1-877-347-3359 for more information.

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. From the flight deck - by Chief pilot Vesta -

ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH DIES
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, the American aviator, author and wife of Charles Lindbergh,
died at her rural Vermont home Wednesday. She was 94.

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. Terry's travel tips.
Hot deals by Dargal -
*** AUSTRALIA/ASIA ***
March 11 ~ 14 Nights ~ Regal Princess
Sydney/Australia, At Sea, Great Barrier Reef/Australia, Cairns/Australia, At
Sea, Darwin/Australia, At Sea, Bali (Padang Bay), At Sea, Kuala Lumpur (Pt.
Kelang), Singapore  Inside from only $469!!!
*** EUROPE ***
April 18 ~ 12 Nights ~ Norwegian Dream
Civitavecchia (Rome)/Italy, Livorno (Florence, Pisa)/Italy, Genoa/Italy,
Cannes/France, Marseille/France, Barcelona/Spain, Transit of Gibraltar,
Cadiz/Spain, Lisbon/Portugal, Cruise Bay of Biscay, Cruise English Channel,
Le Havre/France, Dover (London)/England
Inside $489, Outside $589, Deluxe $689, Suite $1039, Deluxe Suite $1239, 3rd
& 4th $139
*** PANAMA CANAL ***
10 Nights ~ Sun Princess
Puerto Caldera/Costa Rica, Puntarenas/Costa Rica, At Sea, Transit Panama
Canal, Cartagena/Colombia, Aruba, At Sea, Barbados, Dominica, St.
Thomas/USVI, San Juan/Puerto Rico
March 26: Inside from $634  April 15: Inside from $534
10 Nights ~ Sun Princess
San Juan/Puerto Rico, St. Thomas/USVI, Dominica, Barbados, At Sea, Aruba,
Cartagena/Columbia, Transit Panama Canal, At Sea, Puntarenas/Costa Rica,
Puerto Caldera/Costa Rica  Inside from $534  departs Apr 5
*** TRANS-ATLANTIC ***
April 2 ~ 16 Nights ~ Norwegian Dream
Miami, Cruise Atlantic Ocean, Ponta Delgada/Azores, At Sea, Transit Strait
of Gibraltar, At Sea, Barcelona/Spain, Cannes/France, Genoa/Italy, Livorno
(Florence, Pisa)/Italy, Civitavecchia (Rome)/Italy
Inside $589, Outside $639, Deluxe $689, Suite $939, Deluxe Suite $1139, 3rd
& 4th $139
Rates are quoted in U.S. dollars per person (based on
double occupancy) and are subject to change, availability
and eligibility. Port charges and government taxes/fees are
additional.
For more information on these and other specials, contact us at:
DARGAL Interline 1-800-690-3223 (North America)
International 01-250-861-3223

Brought to you by "Interlining Plus" formerly Canadian Interline Travel
CARIBBEAN Reduced Rates!
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8 day Eastern Caribbean aboard ms. Westerdam from $440 us
Ft. Lauderdale return March 02, 2001 *Book Now! Very Limited offer
7 day Western Caribbean aboard ms. Maasdam
Inside from $450 us Ocean  from $550 us Ft. Lauderdale return
March 4 & 18, 2001
See PANAMA CANAL with another MAN-MADE WONDER
10 day Panama Canal aboard the SUN PRINCESS for less than $54 us/day
Sail between San Juan and Pt. Caldera
April 5 & 15, 2001 from $534 us  March 26, 2001 from $634 us
MEXICAN RIVIERA, Pack your suntan lotion and leave your cares behind!
10 day Mexican Riviera aboard the STATENDAM for $70 us/day
Ocean from $900 us Sail from San Diego return March 13, 2001
AUSTRALIA & ASIA, Introduce you to a world of mystery and legends!
14 day Australia / Asia aboard the REGAL PRINCESS for less than $34 us/day
Sail between Sydney and Singapore March 11, 2001
REDUCED RATES on ALL-INCLUSIVE RESORTS Vacations
7 night Caribbean Village Playacar, Mexico  from $385 us
7 night Caribbean Village Cancun from $555 us...Fun & Sun
7 night Jack Tar Village Cancun from $555 us.....Adult Only!
*Rates are available from April 15 through June 21, 2001
RESERVATIONS  call toll free 1-800-665-3100
All rates are per person based on double occupancy - taxes + port charges
not are included, except when specified.

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. Smilie.

A few years ago at New York's Westchester County Airport:
Tower: "Falcon 12345, runway three-four, cleared to land.  Traffic is a
Tampico on short final."
Hot-shot Falcon pilot: (snidely) "What's a Tampico?"
Tower: "Single-engine low-wing, sorta like a Cherokee."
Hot-shot Falcon pilot: (condescendingly) "Oh!  We thought it was a
Mexican restaurant."
Tower:  "United 123, runway three-four, cleared to land.  Traffic is a
Falcon, one-mile final."
United: (with just the right amount of irony) "What's a Falcon?"

FINALLY, THE DEFINITIVE ANSWER ON PENGUINS:
Well, all the jokes about penguins falling over while watching airplanes fly
overhead can stop. British environmental research scientist Richard Stone
spent five weeks watching helicopters fly over two King penguin colonies
in the Antarctic and not a single bird fell over.  Now we can all sleep better...

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