VH-BZM. Boeing 767-35HER. c/n 26388-456.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by C. Itoh Aerospance Finance

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - September 1992

First flown - September 22, 1992

Accepted by C. Itoh Aerospace Finance at Everett (Paine Field) - October 07, 1992

Entered onto the Seychelles Aircraft Register as S7-AAV - October 07, 1992

Leased to Air Europe S.p.A. Italy as the registered operator - October 07, 1992

Cancelled from the Seychelles Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto Irish Aircraft Register as EI-CJB - December 23, 1993

Registered to Air Europe S.p.A.

Sub-leased to Gulf Air - June 01, 1998 to October 1998

Sub-leased to Balair-CTA Leisure AG - November 01, 1999

Cancelled from the Irish Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Swiss Aircraft Register as HB-IHU - ?

Returned to C. Itoh Aerospace Finance at end of lease - November 12, 2000

Leased to Air Canada - November 29, 2000

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GHLK - ?

Sub-leased to Canadian Airlines International

Sub-leased to Ansett Australia

Arrived Christchurch on completion of the ferry flight in the Ansett livery as 'C-GHLK' - July 17, 2001

Ferry route: Vancouver - Honolulu - Christchurch

Converted by Air New Zealand Engineering to Ansett configuration

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-BZM - July 18, 2001

Registered to Ansett International Ltd, Melbourne

Ferried Christchurch - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as AN4804 - September 12, 2001

Ansett Australia suspended all operations due to bankruptcy - September 13, 2001

The aircraft was parked at Melbourne (Tullamarine) and did not enter Ansett service

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Auckland as AN4405 - November 02, 2001

Flight crew: Capt J. Snowball; F/O G. Neate; Engineers A. Avent, M. Antoniou; Air Canada's D. Brooks

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - November 05, 2001

The aircraft had flown 41,229 hours with 7,401 cycles

Entered onto Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GHLK - November 07, 2001

Departed Auckland on return to Air Canada via Honolulu - December 06, 2001

Returned to service with Air Canada

Current with Air Canada

 

EI-CJB. Air Europe - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, May 1994.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-068.)

EI-CJB. Balair - in the basic Air Europe livery at Zurich Airport, November 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-215.)

EI-CJB. Balair - in the basic Air Europe livery at Zurich Airport, November 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-069.)

HB-IHU. Balair - in the basic Air Europe livery at Zurich Airport, December 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-829.)

HB-IHU. Balair - in the standard livery with additional 'bluewindow' titles at Zurich Airport, June 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-091.)

VH-BZM. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, September 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-263.)

VH-BZM. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, October 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-214.)