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There’s more to the story

March 1st, 2008 · No Comments

When I got to Toronto, I grabbed a quick bite and then went to the gate. I figured I should see if they had any seats with extra legroom. After all, I’d spent the number of Aeroplan points for a business class seat, I should try to get one on this last leg of the [...]

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Tags: Air Canada · Travel

Never fly through Toronto

March 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Lesson reinforced today – never never never fly through Toronto. And never take no for an answer from an Air Canada agent. I was in Ottawa today, and when I arrived at the airport for my return flight to Regina, all the flights were delayed such that I would miss my connection to Regina in [...]

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Luggage

February 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Yes – that was my luggage missing when we got to Regina.  Air Canada called Saturday at noon and said it had arrived.  They offered to deliver, but since I was going out and in a mood to put money in the new parking machines at the Regina International Airport, I went and picked it [...]

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Tags: Air Canada · Niger · Travel

And we’re home

February 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

So we’re home and only missing one bag, which may arrive on the 10:30 flight.

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Tags: Air Canada · Niger · Travel

Progress report

February 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

We are now in Toronto and have cleared customs. Our flight is delayed by one hour, so we will also be an hour late arriving in Regina. It all makes the trip home seem so normal and mundane.

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Tags: Air Canada · Niger · Travel

On the way home

February 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

The team is now in Paris waiting for the flight to Toronto. We leave in 5 hours.

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Tags: Air Canada · Niger · Travel

Second try

February 7th, 2008 · No Comments

After leaving the gate for the second time at 11:10 pm (remember, we were supposed to leave at 6:45 pm), we waited for snow plows for 30 minutes and made our way to de-icing. We completed de-icing at 12:05 am, and then we were backed up in traffic due to snow plow work on the [...]

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Tags: Air Canada · Niger · Travel