1994 -

- May 3rd - A DC-10-30 departed YVR for Beijing marking Canadi>n's re-entry into the China market after a five year absence.
- June 1st - Daily service commenced between YYZ and LHR.

1988 - Wardair placed an order for (16) Fokker F-100 fan-jets with an option for (8) more. Primarily for use on the Montreal-Toronto route.

(Source: "Parts & Pieces" 10/88).

Note from Ken Pickford - (P.S. The Fokkers were of course never delivered as the order was canceled when Wardair ceased to exist the following year when it was merged into Canadian Airlines.)

Harold Rex Terpening

rex terpening collage550x149Rex was born in Wainwright, Alberta on July 23, 1913 and celebrated his 104th birthday on Sunday July 23, 2017 in Surrey, BC.

His final assignment was with Canadian Pacific Air Lines as Manager of Line Maintenance for the Orient & Pacific, South America, and Europe Regions, retiring at age 65 in 1978. Rex is the author of "Bent Props and Blow Pots", a history of his time in Canadian aviation, as well as being the recipient of the 10th Annual Canadian Aerophilatelist Editor’s Award in 2008 for his substantial contribution to the aviation community.

For more information on Rex, see his listing in the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame by clicking on this link.

From the "Info:Cargo" magazine issue dated March/April 1994.

tmb cpa yxdff awardPictured are several of the YXDFF staff admiring their Cargo Service Quality award, received for meeting their measured service targets during1993.

From the left: Jim Phelan, Trudy Sperling, Marg Johnson, Scott Gosling, Scott Wilton and Bob Drummond.

Issue dated May/June 1994.

tmb cpa million dollar chequeOn April 27th, 1994, Canadian and American Airlines concluded their services agreement and, with the signing, came a cheque from American for just over 246 million dollars. As the cheque was drawn on the CIBC, Toronto, Ont. branch we assume Canadian currency!

On June 24th, 24,000 pounds of computer tapes and associated data was flown from Vancouver to American Airlines computer centre in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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