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AIR BAHAMA HISTORY BY FRED COX CREW FRIENDSHIP REUNION WEBSITE FIRST PUBLISHED JULY 16, 2000

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An elegant flight attendant ready for
take-off posing at the reception desk at
the Hotel Italia!
Pertrina dressed in beautiful flashy Air
Bahama uniform, limecolored bare midriff
blouse, orange skirt, white gloves and shoes.





Pertrina in the front entrance
of airplane and posing in the hotel Italia
courtyard - Coffee, tea or me!
Pertrina giving Air Bahama excellent
cabin service to the passengers.
At dawn when approaching Luxembourg
after a night flight from Nassau, as
Marian Hessinck Gessell woke passengers
with a chirpy
Wakey wakey, uppy uppy ....


Luxembourg Friendship Reunion
in Luxembourg July 2000!

Pertrina, Yvonne, Eva and Anette thank
owner of the Hotel Italia Leo Antognoli
for hosting the wonderful reunion!

Pertrina Lightbourne McPhee, Yvonne Shaw,
Leo Antognoli owner of the Hotel Italia,
overwhelmed by the roses they gave him as
the wonderful Air Bahama Reunion in Luxembourg
was going towards its end.
Eva Jacobs and Anette Martins Englund on the
other side of Leo.
Blonde at very right is Georgette Frisch Kohn
who did a marvellous job at the Reunion in
tending to everybody´s needs. A sweet hostess!
Georgette first worked in the Air Bahama town
office in Luxembourg and then started flying.
Georgette lives in Luxembourg and on the French
riviera.

BEVERLY PERTRINA
LIGHTBOURNE McPHEE


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Up, up and away!



Welcome aboard  International Air Bahama
flight 102 bound for Nassau Bahamas! 
 
Captain today is captain John Gordon and the 
stewardesses in the cabin with you are
Pertrina Lightbourne, Mary-Jane Clerc Lotmore, 
Barbara McKinney, Evelyn Grand - Martinsson - 
Poitier and Anneke Hoffman.

We will make an intermediate stop at Shannon 
Ireland and thereafter proceed to our 
destination Nassau in the Bahamas.

The weather in Nassau is sunny with a high of 
86°F (30°C). 

We will do our best to make you comfortable 
on board and wish you a pleasant flight with 
International Air Bahama! 



Pilot Don Torres and flight attendants
enjoying dinner at the Hotel Italia

Air Bahama Babes!
Sunshine girls from
the Sunshine Islands
Flight ditch drill training,
Pertrina and Mary-Jane Clercq-Lotmore
with BASRA (Bahamas Air Sea
Rescue Association) boat
off Rose Island.



Lady Pearl BASRA






Layover at the Hotel Italia






























Carin Bergquist Skoglund and Olive Rolle
Schneider talking with Anne Hays
(not facing camera), Major Norman Ricketts
entertaining with Sophia vant Hof v d
Heuvel´s husband Eddy, Betty Frieders
Kunziger at far end.











At the far end of table
Captain Emmett Hays and Anne Hays.



David Dorsett, Margreth Johnson´s
boyfriend and Gun Vidal, to the right
Betty Frieders Kunziger, Gunilla Hammar
Safstrom and Major Norman Ricketts.


International Air Bahama
Friendship Reunion at Hotel
Italia Luxembourg July 2000

PETRINA LIGHTBOURNE AT THE
LUXEMBOURG REUNION!




Sightseeing traintrip to
Clairvaux Convent in wonderful
Luxembourg!
Left to right Adela Adderley
Osterloh, Ian Mortemore, Carin
Bergquist Skoglund, Viveca Watkins,
Yvonne Shaw, Anette Englund Martins,
Petrina, Eva Jacobs and
Rolandd Franberg



Georgette Kohn Frisch, Danielle &
Ferdy Mayer-Rousseaux,
Anne Cash and unknown at
far end.


Elisabeth beside Gary Cash
and Margret Sigurdsson
sitting opposite Marcel
Janssens, Diane Mangen
and Yvette Moos Pauletto!










Bredewee Restaurant, 
Luxembourg Ville
This restaurant sitting on the verge of a tremendous downslope at the old Luxembourg armaments, is owned by Mr. Guy Poirot. The name of the restaurant is Breedewee ("Wideview" in Luxembourgisch!) the address is 9 rue Large and the phone number is 22 26 36 - in case you want to go there .... Gunnar Sigurdsson of Reykjavik, Iceland, Air Bahama Nassau Station Manager in 1969 and wife Doddy. One of their sons is a Loftleidir pilot. Margret Snorradottir Johnson who works at the Atlantic Hotel in Nassau and her companion David. Elisabeth Karlson at far end, Eva Jacobs and Roland Franberg and at very right Gunilla Hammar Safstrom of London England. What a magic day we had sightseeing in Luxembourg. It was as tho we never left. It was as tho we´d been there all along ....




Angelina van Oortmarssen, KLM.
Margie Ave Torres flying for Delta Airlines
out of Atlanta and mostly doing Amsterdam and
the US, holding a Dutch language position.
Margie is a Florida resident.
Nicole Krettels Burnett, who married famed
disc jockey Paul Burnett in Luxembourg,
where Paul had his own broadcasting show.
Paul is still busy as a successful radio man.
Nicole is a licensed psycologist and they
live in England. Gunilla Crawford-Simon
(Kuylenstierna Kay) is also with Delta,
Gunilla lives in Florida. Eva Thiberg Jacobs
now lives in Gothenburg Sweden but lived for
many years with Jake in Florida.
Now and then Eva works as a fashion model in
Gothenburg. Eva is a fabolous dresser and also
enjoys interior decorating a lot and has great
taste. Anneke Hoffmann Placide lives in Holland
and busies herself with interior decoration and
does great artistic flower arrangements.
Before flying with Air Bahama, Anneke worked as a fashion model in London,
England.
All those destinies! What a joy to reunite!




Outside the Clairvaux convent in Luxembourg
- sightseeing tour with a train from
Luxembourg to Clairvaux one hour away
from Luxembourg. Anette, Eva, Yvonne
and Ian. Elisabeth and husband Ulf and
Gunilla in red standing up.



Nicole Krettels Burnett, Henry Hilderman
and Stephanie Matuzewski,
to the left Bill and Lee McDonald



Margreth Johnson, Angelina van
Oortmarssen listening to a
thrilling story told by Olive!



Uffe Karlson, Angelina, Eva Jacobs
and Roland Franberg, to the right
Gunilla Kay Crawford.


Dinner Saturday July 1, 2000 - 6 pm
Host
Leo Antognoli
  Guest of honor   
  Major Norman Ricketts
  Attending Dinner Guests   
  Adderley-Osterloh, Adela   
  Bamberg, Betty   
  Carlen, Lennart   
  Cash, Anne and Gary   
  Crawford-Kaye, Gunilla   
  Englund-Martins, Anette   
  Eriksson, Anna & 
  Annika Backstrom   
  Frisch Kohn, Georgette   
  Hammar-Safstrom, Gunilla   
  Hastert-Ferron, Claudine   
  Hays, Anne and Emmett   
  Hebeler, Liliane   
  Hessink-Gesell, Marian   
  Hilderman, Vera & Henry   
  Hoffman Placide, Anneke   
  Jacobs, Eva and 
  Roland Franberg   
  Janssens, Marcel   
  Johnson, Margret & 
  David Dorsett   
  Karlson, Elisabeth & Uffe   
  Kuntziger-Frieders, Betty    
  Lightbourne-McPhee, 
  Beverly Pertrina   
  Mangen, Diane   
  Mayer-Rousseaux, Danielle 
  & Ferdy   
  McDonald, Lee and Bill   
  Moos-Pauletto, Yvonne   
  Rolle Schneider, Olivia   
  Schlesser Matuzewski, 
  Chantal   
  Shaw, Yvonne & 
  Ian Mortemore   
  Sigurdsson, Margret and 
  Gunnar   
  Skoglund-Bergquist, Carin   
  Topping - McCreery, Mia   
  Torres, Margie (Ave) & Don   
  van den Heuvel, Margret   
  van den Heuvel, Sophia & 
  Eddie   
  van Oortmartsen, Angelina   
  Vidal, Gun   
  Watkins, Vivica







Reunion dinner at the Hotel Italia




Bill McDonald, Elisabeth and Gunnar
Sigurdsson welcoming reunion attendants!




Margreth Johnson, Vera Hilderman,
Liliane Hebeler and Gunnar Sigurdsson



Anneke Hoffmann Placide and Anna Eriksson



Mia McCreery Topping, Adela Adderley
Osterloh, Yvonne Shaw
and Ian Mortemore and to the
right Margie and Don Torres



Sophie vant Hof van den
Heuvel at the very left.



Sophie, Adela and Yvonne.



Uffe and Elisabeth Karlson






Coral Harbour Hotel
and Villas, Nassau, Bahamas



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