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Subject: [The NetLetter] NetLetter nr 732 Nov 3/02 - The NetLetter
Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2002 10:49:24 -0800
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( For retirees of the new Air Canada family)

Number 732 Nov 3rd,  2002. We first published in October 1995.
Circulation: 2500+


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


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. Need to know.
Air Canada-Alitalia codeshare changes. Since Oct. 27th, the Air Canada and
Alitalia codeshare agreement was modified. When traveling on Air Canada
aircraft Air Canada u-writes will be accepted. However, when traveling on
Alitalia aircraft, you will now have to purchase a zed medium or zed high
fares.

Special offer for Air Canada employees at the Chateau Versailles in Montreal.
>From Nov. 1 until May 15, 2003, the award winning, Chateau Versailles in
Montreal, is offering all active Air Canada employees, retirees, and employees
of all Star Alliance partner airlines, incredible rates. Employees can stay at
the Chateau, subject to space availability at time of reservation, for $98, for
a single occupancy, deluxe room, or $108, for a double occupancy, deluxe room.
Both special rates include breakfast. This rate requires ID upon check-in, and
does not include tax. For more information, visit www.versailleshotels.com, or
call 1-888-933-811.

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. News from the Districts.
Bob Walker advises that the Victoria Coffee Club for greater Victoria we
will meet every second Wed of each month at Smitty's restaurant 2302 Beacon Ave
in Sidney at 09:30 am commencing Nov.13/02 look fwd to seeing you. Bob Walker
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" Central Ontario Pionairs' District Board members, Glen Cawker and Loretta
Blencowe will have a limited number of 'Dreams Take Flight'- Air Canada
Aircraft
Pins Sets available for puchase at the T-2 Coffee group and at the RAPCAN
pilots' luncheon, on this coming Tuesday Nov. 5th."
"Each of these boxed-sets consist of five or six beautifully crafted pins
depicting a series of Air Canada's aircraft. There are three different series,
for example Set 1) includes the early aircraft-DC-3, North Star, Connie,
Viscount, & Vanguard. Sets 2 & 3 range from DC-8 through to the latest
Airbusses. A 'Dreams Take Flight' pin is also included in each set. The
proceeds from these sets(at $25.00 each) all goes to Dreams Take Flight. Come
and see these! If we sell them all, we'll take a list and request more sets in
the near future."....Glen

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.  Canadian Aviation Historical Society -
. CAHS Vancouver Island Chapter Meeting, November 12, 2002, 1:00 pm in
the Norseman Room at the BC Aviation Museum.
Guest speaker for the event will be Bevan Harrington, on "Personal
Adventures in Artic Flying".
Membership renewal for 2003 will be available.
Anyone wishing to meet for lunch at Mary's at 11:30 am prior to the meeting
can confirm by calling Stoney Jackson at 250-478-7567.
Bring a friend and join us for an afternoon of stories and comradeship.
Jacqueline Frampton
250 544 2183

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. May Day.
From Dennis Haraszthy
Subject: Accomodations in Sydney australia
Hi,
We are planning to be in Sydney, Australia in January 2003.
Can anybody recommend a reasonably priced hotel or Bed and Breakfeast place
in the heart of the city?
Please reply to Rikki at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with copy to
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so we can pass it along!
Thanks!

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. Terry's travel tips.
Added bonus for Air Canada employees at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel. For
the
next six months, until March 31, 2003, the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel is
offering Air Canada employees a special business rate of $75 from Thursday to
Sunday. The rate remains $88 from Monday to Wednesday. This rate requires ID
upon check-in, and does not include tax.


HOT DEALS FROM INTERLINING PLUS
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PORT CHARGES ARE INCLUDED IN ALL CRUISE RATES
TAXES ARE ADDITIONAL
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Royal Caribbean/Celebrity Cruise Lines
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GALAXY-EASTERN CARIBBEAN-10 NIGHTS
Outside staterooms $600us Sail date: Dec 3-Charleston, SC return
GALAXY-WESTERN CARIBBEAN-10 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $500us, Outside staterooms $600us
Sail date: Dec 13-Charleston, SC return
GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS-PANAMA CANAL-14 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms REDUCED $799us Sail date: Jan 18-New Orleans to San Diego
LEGEND OF THE SEAS-HAWAII-11 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $399us, Outside $599us, Balcony $799us
Sail date: Nov 18-Ensenada to Honolulu
LEGEND OF THE SEAS-HAWAII-10 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $349us, Outside staterooms $549us
Sail date: Nov 29-Honolulu to Ensenada
NAVIGATOR OF THE SEAS-EASTERN CARIBBEAN-7 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $749us, Outside staterooms $1049us
Sail date: Dec 21-Christmas Cruise-Miami return
VISION OF THE SEAS-MEXICAN RIVIERA-7 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $399us, Outside staterooms $499us, Balcony $599us
Sail date: Nov 24, Dec 1, 8 & 15-Los Angeles return

More Reduced Rates from Holland America & Rates for 2003
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STATENDAM-MEXICO-10 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms REDUCED $499us, Outside staterooms $599us
Sail dates: Nov 15 & Dec 10-San Diego return
RYNDAM-MEXICO-7 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $349us, Outside staterooms $449us
Sail dates: Nov 30, Dec 7 & 14-San Diego return
ZAANDAM-EASTERN CARIBBEAN-7 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $349us, Outside staterooms $449us
Sail dates: Jan 4 & 18-Port Canaveral return
ZAANDAM-WESTERN CARIBBEAN-7 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $349us, Outside staterooms $449us
Sail dates: Jan 11 & 25-Port Canaveral return
MAASDAM-EASTERN CARIBBEAN-7 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $349us, Outside staterooms $449us
Sail date: Jan 26- Ft Lauderdale return
MAASDAM-WESTERN CARIBBEAN-7 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $349us, Outside staterooms $449us
Sail date: Jan 5-Ft Lauderdale return
Ports of Call: Half Moon Cay, Grand Cayman, Cozumel & Key West
VEENDAM-WESTERN CARIBBEAN-7 NIGHTS
Inside staterooms $349us, Outside staterooms $449us
Sail dates: Jan 18 & 25-Tampa return

European River Cruises with Viking River Cruises
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VIKING BURGUNDY-7 NIGHTS-AVIGNON TO CHALON
$374us-Nov 9
VIKING EUROPE-12 NIGHTS-AMSTERDAM TO VIENNA
$474US-Nov 13
China Tours
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CHINA & YANGTZE RIVER-10 DAYS-BEIJING RETURN
Land only cost: $1599cdn (approx $1192us)
Visiting: Beijing, Yichang, 3 Gorges, Chongqing & Xian
Includes 4 day Yangtze River Cruise
Dates: Dec 27, Jan 17 & Feb 21
HISTORIC CHINA-11 DAYS-BEIJING RETURN
Land only cost: $1149cdn
Visiting: Beijing, Jinan, Mt Tai & Qufu with optional Mount Tai trekking
Dates: Mar 18, Apr 3, & Nov 4, 2003
CALL NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE!
Call Interlining plus 1-800-665-3100 ext 1308 ask for Soheila
Payment Methods: Certified Cheque, Money Order, Master Card, Visa, AMEX
All rates are per person based on double occupancy - Port charges are
included taxes are additional, except when specified.

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. Smilies.
Found on the internet by your co-pilot  
On a recent trip from BJC to CMA in the Salt Lake Center's
airspace,
center was trying to raise Delta Air Lines flight xxx:

ZSL (numerous times): "Delta xxx, Salt Lake Center..."

Finally, Delta xxx answered: "Salt Lake, Delta xxx. Sorry about
that. We
were in the back watching the movie."

Unknown: "What's playin'?"

Delta xxx: "Lost in space."

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