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Subject: Netletter nr 38 - Between Ourselves . Welcome to Norm Stoddart who is at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Another new airline will be starting up out West on May 1st. Cypress Airlines plan to fly from Calgary, Cranbrook and Vancouver. The Cypress venture will not be a low-frill or discount driven enterprise, but will offer comfort, meals and special business class seating. . Greyhound Lines of Canada plans its liftoff on May 15th - offering low-cost alternatives to the big ailines. Will they be operating Airbuss? Hardly. . Royal Cruise Lines Crown Odyssey - Jun 8th - 12 day Scandinavia & St.Petersburg from London. Inside cabin from US$1875. Crown Odyssey - Oct 18th - 7 day Mediterranean Escape from Rome. Inside cabin from US$995 Call 1-800-665-3100 for more details. . Syl & Kay Napolitano, two of Vancouver Island Pionairs, are escorting a Mississippi River Cruise Nov 26th to Dec 3rd - Old-fashioned Holiday/Thanksgiving New Orleans, Oak Alley, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge. From US$1033. Cruise only US$783. Includes free air from all Canadian & US gateway centres. Optional 3-day New Orleans hotel package for US$208 pp. Call 1-800-690-3223 for more details. . REMINDER . When travelling on your pass T421, ensure that the issue date - the date which imprints when passed over with your travel card - is in the CURRENT year. Terry Baker travelled to MIA and back recently, and when returning from MIA had to have his pass reissued as the one he had used through YCD YVR and YUL to get to MIA was out of date - that means a DOUBLE charge as the auditors coupon must go with the first coupon lifted - BEWARE! System curling starts next Tuesday Mar 26th at Calgary. -=o0o=- . COMOX Valley Pionairs - from the Vancouver Island Pionairs Quarterly newsletter. Current count, including spouses, total 52. For those of you who plan a trip to visit friends why not drop in on their monthly luncheon held on the last Thursday of the month at the Kingfisher Ocean Inn. Call ahead to either Murray Phipps 604-334-0807 or Bev Edwards, current chairperson, at 604-334-9539. -=o0o=- . Found on the internet - Birmingham Airport - England. Birmingham International Airport is situated in a south-easterly direction approximately 8 miles from Birmingham's city centre. The Airport is easily accessible by public transport. Below are the details of the various methods available: There is a shuttle bus that links Birmingham International Airport directly to the Birmingham International Rail Station. The Intercity Rail network offers excellent connections throughout the country. New Street Station in Birmingham city centre is 10 minutes away by train and offers a convenient interchange for services to and from all parts of the United Kingdom. The Intercity Shuttle services to London Euston run half hourly during weekdays and hourly at weekends with a journey time of approximately 85 minutes. The following bus services operate between Birmingham International Airport and surrounding areas: West Midlands Travel: Service 900: Birmingham City Centre-Airport-International Station (NEC)-Airport-Coventry. Service 73: Castle Vale-Kingshurst-Chelmsley Wood-Marston Green-International Station (NEC)-Airport-International Station (NEC)-Solihull Station. Service 966: Airport-Chelmsley Wood-Erdington-Sutton Coldfield-Aldridge-Walsall. National Express: Service 225: Wolverhampton-Birmingham City-Coventry Milton Keynes-London Heathrow-London Gatwick. Service 305: Coventry-Rugby-Northampton-Bedford-Cambridge-Chelmsford -Southend. Service 314: Airport-Coventry-Kettering-Cambridge. Service 325: Burnley-Blackburn-Bolton-Rochdale-Manchester-Stockport -Manchester. Birmingham International Airport is situated off the A45, off junction 6 of the M42. There are also direct connections to the M1, M5, M6 and M40. The Airport is clearly signposted on nearby trunk roads and motorways. -=o0o=- . From Terry - translations of vacation signs - In Yugoslavian Hotel 'The flattening of underwear with pleasure is the job of the chambermaid". That's it for this time, please we need your input, comments and email addresses of any others who may be interested. -!- Landing on an Island in the Pacific. _____(~)_____ ! ! ! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. <<<>>> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...................................................................... . GREETINGS FROM Still . . Vancouver Island NO . . BEAUTIFUL B.C. CANADA Vacancies . ......................................................................

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