Manzanillo Sun article

WESTJET Seasonal Service

2012 Freda Rumford September 2012

By Freda Rumford from the September 2012 Edition

Seasonal Service

They will be flying non stop to Manzanillo from Calgary every friday from Nov 2nd to April 26th 2012

Times are: depart YYC 1005
arriving ZLO 1603
depart ZLO 1650
arrive YYC 1906
(yyc-Calgary, ZLO-Manzanillo)

Please check out for availability, flight times and pricing.

They do have some seat sale pricing on select dates starting at $119 before taxes.

The flight actually originates in Edmonton and connects in Calgary to other flights from across Canada.

This should increase the Canadian traffic in and out of Manzanillo this winter.


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Freda Rumford Vickery

Most knew her as Freda Rumford. Freda Anne Vickery was a founder, editor, and contributor of the Manzanillo Sun magazine. She was one of the founders and, took over being President of the Manzamigos, when her husband Nigel, died. When she first came to Manzanillo, she got a job writing for the Guadalajara Reporter and used that as a foundation for her later humanities work. Freda was born in the East side of London in 1934 but grew up in Norwich. Freda’s early life was one of overcoming things. As an example, she was born with a lisp but one of her first jobs was being a telephone operator after some extensive elocution lessons. She met and married a young military man and, like so many others, they and their children moved to Canada for his employment opportunities and she ended up working for the Hudson's Bay Company in cosmetic sales in Calgary. They moved to BC and then to Manzanillo, for her health, which flourished in the tropical weather. After Nigel died, she later married Kirby Vickery. She later became ill and finally lost the battle with cancer on the 27th of February 2016.

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