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Subject: Netletter nr 52 - Between Ourselves ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ |\^/| _| TCA |_ _|\| AIR |/|_ N E T L E T T E R > CANADA < B E T W E E N O U R S E L V E S >_./|\._< for P I O N A I R S | Your crew is: Chief Pilot - Vesta Stevenson Chief Navigator - Terry Baker tm number 52 date May 1st 1996 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ . Bill Loftus is not answering to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., anybody have a later email address? In Netletter nr 51 we advised you of a change for Jimmy Miller - that should be Jimmy Millar - sorry Jimmy! . Hot Sale ******** Family Affaire sell off at CA$239 return plus tax for Dorval(YUL) or Ottawa(YOW) to Brussels (BRU) Travel May 14 through Jun 27th. Call 1-800-413-1113 for details. . Congratulations to Air Canada Vancouver who came 1st out of 34 in the Hospitality Division in the recent Vancouver Sun Run. . Bill Sim brings us up to date with the following news - The Montreal Pionairs, held their Spring Lunch Wednesday April 24,1996 at the Casa Grecque Restaurant on St. John's Road Dollard des Ormeaux with over 80 in attendance leading to a very enjoyable afternoon. Our speakers were Marjolaine Lalond of the Montreal Children's Hospital, and Brian Roscoe of Dreams Take Flight. Further to Netletter 34 Mar 19th, Bill sends us the following information taken from The Montreal Gazette Sunday April 28,1996. Baden-Powell awards recognize selfless acts. The Baden-Powell Award, which Quebec's Girl Guides and Scouts Canada award to companies, organizations and individuals that contribute selflessly to youth in Quebec. At a special dinner, the 1996 Baden-Powell awards were handed out to deserving recipients. In the category of Industry/Business: Air Canada employees who run Dreams Take Flight. Congratulations, we are sure, also include the Pionairs who also contributed their time. -=o0o=- * * * This message was from BOB MORIYAMA to ALL * * * * * * and has been forwarded to you by VESTA STEVENSON * * * ----------------------------------------------- FYI, the Toronto Aviation and Aircraft Show will be held at the Canadian Airlines Hangar C (formerly Wardair hangar) at 3111 Convair Drive in Mississauga next weekend. Dates and Times: Friday, May 3, 12 noon - 8 PM Saturday, May 4, 10 AM - 8 PM Sunday, May 5, 10 AM - 6 PM From 401 Westbound Express lanes, take Carlingview exit, then turn left at Renforth Drive (the first lights). Follow Renforth to Convair -- can't miss it. From 409 westbound, follow 409 to Terminal 1 approach roads, bearing left before entering the Terminal 1 tunnel, then take the exit toward Airport Road. At the Silver Dart Road (first set of lights), turn right. Follow Silver Dart to Renforth, then turn right. From 401 eastbound, take the Renforth exit. I won't be there myself, but I hope the rest of you have fun! Bob Moriyama -=o0o=- . Found on the Internet - Leading the aviation industry in targeting the emerging Internet audience, Cathay Pacific Airways has announced the latest in a series of online offerings: an auction of 387 seats (the equivalent of a Boeing 747-400's capacity) for Hong Kong getaways from either New York or Los Angeles. In the airline's upcoming auction of a B747's worth of seats, Internet users may bid on 313 Economy; 56 Business; and 18 First Class round-trip tickets. Minimum bids for round-trip tickets to Hong Kong begin at only $300 for Economy, while Business and First Class seats start at $600 and $1,200 respectively, available exclusively to registered Cathay Pacific CyberTravelers in increments of $100. Successful bidders may travel anytime in 1997 as follows: First or Business Class: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; no travel April 15-June 15; June 26-July 7; or September 15-November 15, 1997; Economy Class: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; no travel January 1-20, May 15-July 7, or December 15-30, 1997. Bids will be accepted between May 15 and July 31, 1996. For further information or to make a bid, Internet users can visit the Cathay Pacific Airways USA World Wide Web site at http://www.cathay-usa.com. -=o0o=- . Interline travel Airline employees, retirees, parents & companions sharing. One of the best deals is the on the Royal Odyssey 10 night cruise to Alaska departing May 26, from San Francisco to Vancouver. Depart San Francisco - Cruise Pacific Coast - Cruise Glacier Bay Skagway - Juneau - Sitka - Ketchikan - Cruise Inside Passage - Vancouver. Outside US$499 pp plus port charges. third person sharing US$99. A great deal at US$49.90 a day. Escorted European Land Tours A Taste of Britian - 7 days US$429/CA$578 Focus on Scotland - 10 days US$676/CA$898 Leisurely Ireland - 10 days US$728/CA$977 Highlights of Germany - 11 days US$798/CA$1086 Grand Tour of Norway - 9 days US$869/CA$1158 Grand Tour of Austria - 8 days US$526/CA$699 Grand Tour of Switzerland - 8 days US$597/CA$818 Normandy & Wine country - 8 dats US$488/CA$658 Spain & Portugal -12 days US$649/CA$868 Call 1-800-665-3100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -=o0o=- . Continuation of the The World According to Student Bloopers By Richard Lederer St. Paul's School Without the Greeks we wouldn't have history. The Greeks invented three kinds of columns--Corinthian, Doric, and Ironic. They also had myths. A myth is a female moth. One myth says that the mother of Achilles dipped him in the River Stynx until he became intollerable. Achilles appears in The Iliad, by Homer. Homer also wrote The Oddity, in which Penelope was the last hardship that Ulysses endured on his journey. Actually, Homer was not written by Homer but by another man of that name. Socrates was a famous Greek teacher who went around giving people advice. They killed him. Socrates died from an overdose of wedlock.In the Olympic Games, Greeks ran races, jumped, hurled the biscuits, and threw the java. The reward to the victor was a coral wreath. The government of Athens was democratic because people took the law into their own hands. There were no wars in Greece, as the mountains were so high that they couldn't climb over to see what their neighbors were doing. When they fought with the Persians, the Greeks were outnumbered because the Persians had more men. Eventually, the Ramons conquered the Geeks. History calls people Romans because they never stayed in one place for very long. At Roman banquets, the guests wore garlics in their hair. Julius Caesar extinguished himself on the battlefields of Gaul. The Ides of March murdered him because they thought he was going to be made king. Nero was a cruel tyranny who would torture his poor subjects by playing the fiddle to them. Then came the Middle Ages. King Alfred conquered the Dames, King Arthur lived in the Age of Shivery, King Harold mustarded his troops before the Battle of Hastings, Joan of Arc was cannonized by Bernard Shaw, and victims of the Black Death grew boobs on their necks. Finally, Magna Carta provided that no free man should be hanged twice for the same offense. In midevil times most of the people were alliterate. The greatest writer of the time was Chaucer, who wrote many poems and verses and also wrote literature. Another tale tells of William Tell, who shot an arrow through an apple while standing on his son's head. The Renaissance was an age in which more individuals felt the value of their human being. Martin Luther was nailed to the church door at Wittenberg for selling papal indulgences. He died a horrible death, being excommunicated by a bull. It was the painter Donatello's interest in the female nude that made him the father of the Renaissance. It was an age of great inventions and discoveries. Gutenberg invented the Bible. Sir Walter Raleigh is a historical figure because he invented cigarettes. Another important invention was the circulation of blood. Sir Francis Drake circumcised the world with a 100-foot clipper. More next time ...... -=o0o=- . DC3 affectionados The 2 resident DC3's at Nanaimo (YCD) airport have recently been joined by 4 others. Two have C-117 on them which indicates they were US Navy originally, one identified as Millardair, and one in an all over dun colour. -=o0o=- Three smilies from George Brien - from Yarmouth (YQI) - a sample of NS humour- "You dont have to be a farmer to be outstanding in your field." "some people are like blisters. They show up after the work is done." "If you feel like having a hot breakfast, try setting your cornflakes on fire' -=o0o=- That's it for this time, please we need your input, send comments and email addresses of any others who may be interested to Vesta with a copy to Terry. -!- 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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