MONTREAL, Dec. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - You are invited to join dozens of Children's Wish youngsters on Thursday, December 17th as they take off for the North Pole in search of Santa. Accompanied by members of their families and Santa's merry elves, children - who have a life-threatening illness and have been granted a favourite wish - will board an Air Transat flight for an unforgettable experience.
The media is invited to join the children on this 90-minute flight to the "North Pole" during which Santa will make a surprise appearance at 8,000 metres to meet each child and distribute gifts. Several well known personalities such as singer Marie-Hélène Thibert, god-mother of the foundation, and TV hosts Lori Graham and Stéphane Bellavance will also be part of this magical adventure. Possibility of interviews.
Who: Children's Wish families, Children's Wish Foundation of
Canada and Air Transat
When: Thursday, December 17, 2009
Where: Montréal-Trudeau airport
Air Transat check-in counter (departures level)
Easily accessible, free parking for the media in the
ExpressParc lot, courtesy of Aéroports de Montréal (ADM)
8:30 a.m. Registration of families
9:00 a.m. Check-in, boarding gate party and snacks
10:00 a.m. Media registration
10:30 a.m. Official ceremony with Allen B. Graham, President and
Chief Executive Officer, Air Transat
11:00 a.m. Boarding
12:00 p.m. Takeoff
1:45 p.m. Landing
RSVP: Regular boarding procedures apply to all passengers
taking this flight. Medias must confirm their attendance
by 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 14, 2009.
SOURCE AIR TRANSAT
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