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( For retirees of the new Air Canada family)


Number 695 Sunday, June 09, 2002
We first published in October 1995.
Circulation: 2300+


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


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. Nice to know.
If the company is moving to a zonal type of charge, here are some mileages
for your forward planning! For information only. (E&OE)

Departure from:  MONTREAL (DORVAL) QC (YUL)
Arrival at:
Bagotville QC (YBG) 236 mi
Baie Comeau QC (YBC) 362 mi
Bathurst NB (ZBF) 408 mi
Boston MA (BOS) 254 mi
Bridgetown, Barbados (BGI) 2391 mi
Calgary AB (YYC) 1869 mi
Cancun, Mexico (CUN) 1847 mi
Chibougamau QC (YMT) 299 mi
Chicago O'Hare IL (ORD) 746 mi
Chisasibi QC (YKU) 623 mi
Edmonton AB (YEG) 1846 mi
Frankfurt, Germany (FRA) 3642 mi
Fredericton NB (YFC) 349 mi
Ft Lauderdale FL (FLL) 1387 mi
Gaspe QC (YGP) 491 mi
Halifax NS (YHZ) 500 mi
Hartford CT (BDL) 249 mi
Kuujjuarapik QC (YGW) 701 mi
Las Vegas NV (LAS) 2236 mi
London (Heathrow), England (LHR) 3243 mi
London ON (YXU) 403 mi
Los Angeles CA (LAX) 2471 mi
Mexico City, Mexico (MEX) 2309 mi
Miami FL (MIA) 1408 mi
Moncton City NB (YQM) 438 mi
Mont Joli QC (YYY) 339 mi
Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ) 1880 mi
Nassau, Bahamas (NAS) 1428 mi
New York (La Guardia) NY (LGA) 324 mi
New York (La Guardia) NY(Con’t)
Newark NJ (EWR) 331 mi
Orlando FL (MCO) 1249 mi
Ottawa ON (YOW) 94 mi
Paris, France (CDG) 3435 mi
Philadelphia PA (PHL) 394 mi
Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe (PTP) 2140 mi
Port Au Prince, Haiti (PAP) 1861 mi
Quebec QC (YQB) 145 mi
Roberval QC (YRJ) 222 mi
Rouyn QC (YUY) 306 mi
Saint John NB (YSJ) 381 mi
San Francisco CA (SFO) 2535 mi
Sept-Iles QC (YZV) 477 mi
St John's NF (YYT) 1047 mi
St Leonard NB (YSL) 305 mi
Tampa FL (TPA) 1302 mi
Toronto (Pearson) ON (YYZ) 315 mi
Toronto Is. ON (YTZ) 306 mi
Val D'Or QC (YVO) 261 mi
Vancouver BC (YVR) 2290 mi
Wabush NF (YWK) 601 mi
Washington DC (Dulles) (IAD) 489 mi
Washington DC (National) (DCA) 487

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Re your mention of the AC uniform display at the BC Air Museum
at Sidney. It's an excellent display and it brings back great memories of
earlier days; definitely a must-see. The uniforms were collected and donated
to the museum by
the Victoria "Dogwood" Chapter of the Canadian Maple Wings Association,
which is composed of former and current TCA/Air Canada flight attendants.
Thanks for keeping us so well informed and in touch with our former
workmates. Lois North
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OKANAGAN RAPCAN Wed. June 12th
A reminder to all the Okanagan airmen. Our regular luncheon will be at 11:30
with lunch
at 12. at the Kelowna Yatch Club, on Water street. We want to discus having
a golf
game later this month, if there is interest. See you there. Glen House

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. Air Canada news -
Deferral Of Three A340-600 Aircraft Delivery Confirmed.
Air Canada confirmed the finalization of an agreement with Airbus to defer
the delivery of three airbus A340-600 aircraft and related capital
expenditures by 17 months, to summer 2004. The 335-seat aircraft had
originally been planned for delivery in spring 2003. We will take delivery
of two A34
0-500 aircraft in November and December 2002, as scheduled

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. Terry's travel tips.
Planning to visit Windsor Castle in the UK? Open daily except Jun 17,
Dec 25/26th, from 09:45 to 17:15 . Standard prices adult gbp11.50, for
those over 60 it is gbp9.50.
When the state apartments are closed, adult at gbp6.00 and over 60's at
gbp5.00.

The Duxford Imperial War Museum in Cambridge, UK Open daily except Dec
24/25/26th.
Prices: Adults gbp8.00, SENOIRS gbp6.00. Duxford is a large complex so a
free 'road train' is provided. The 'train' runs from one end of Duxford to
the other all day, dropping off at regular intervals. Duxford include
hanger 1 - Concorde, Lancaster, Vulcan. hanger 2 - flying aircraft. hanger
3 - naval exhibits. hanger 4 - Battle of Britain exhibits. hanger 7
aircraft restoration.
American Air Museum and Land Warfare Hall.

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