Pionairs is pleased to announce our next Information Session

for members will be in St. John's, Newfoundland

Where: Comfort Hotel, St. John's airport

When: October 21, 2021

Registration at 0900. Information Session at 1000

This event will also be live streamed via Zoom Webinar

Watch this space for further details


SEPTEMBER courses :

How Cloud Storage works (English and French)

YouTube for Beginners (English)

Getting to Know Your iPad (English)

Instagram 101 (English and French)

Facebook for Beginners – (English)

These courses are free to members.


Please note the following name and/or Title and/or email changes effective Sept. 1, 2021 . All other names and emails remain unchanged.            

Please be sure to adjust your contact lists accordingly

to prevent delays or non-delivery.




Deedee Lannon

[email protected]g

Vice President

Larry Johns

[email protected]

Director Communication

Laurie Lincoln

[email protected]

Director, Membership

Dave Conley

[email protected]

Please note the following name and/or Title and/or email changes effective Sept. 1, 202

Barry Hoeppner

Past President

[email protected]

Executive Assistant

Bev Lotocki

[email protected]

Director, Digital Media

Andrew Cameron

[email protected]

iPad Winners!

President Barry Hoeppner, along with Director of Communications Larry Johns and Travis Roe from our accounting firm, The Exchange Group, today held the draws for new iPads for new and referring Pionairs members.

The lucky new member winners are:

Dave Parker – Nova Scotia and PEI District

Joanne Du Bois – South Alberta District

Referring member winners are:

Earnie Sweet – Central ON District

Lawson Tremellen – Quebec District

The Membership Survey iPad winner is:

Elliot Saunders – Central ON District

You can view a video of the draw HERE.



Explorations is a free program that provides training on courses of interest to Pionairs members.

We have provided several courses on Zoom for Beginners, Hosting a Zoom Meeting, and Internet Security, and are developing plans for Wellness seminars, How to Use Aeronet/HR Connex, AC Life, Estate Planning and many more.

Membership in Pionairs provides a lot of value for only $20/year – and that includes your spouse/partner. If you are not a Pionairs member and would like to take part in these free programs and enjoy the many other benefits of membership, simply click the "Join Pionairs" button at the top of the page. We'd love to have you join us!


Rose Ann reflects on how supportive her Air Canada family has been throughout her career and how they have continued to be an integral part of her life as she writes her next chapter.


Nicole has followed her passion for art and enjoys sharing this passion and her time with other Pionairs members. The sense of belonging her fellow Pionairs give her reassure her that the bonds of friendship will last far beyond her retirement.



During our time at Air Canada, we forge strong bonds that can be described more like family than just friendships. The Air Canada Pionairs allows us to maintain those relationships while exploring the next chapter in our lives. These are bonds that helped define who we are and help prepare us for what comes next…



Pionairs is the official organization recognized by Air Canada to represent retired employees. We are available to answer your questions and provide you with relevant information, updates on travel privileges and industry news, pension and benefits, and more…


Pionair members now have the ability to:Subscribe / unsubscribe from any Newsletter lists on your profile

Change your email address shown in your profile

Change your password.

All you have to do is go to pionairs.ca/ > login > click on Edit Profile

These new features will be displayed:

After Subscribing or Unsubscribing – select “Save changes” 

After changing your email – select “Change Email”

After changing your password – select “Change Password”