VH-BZN. Boeing 767-35HER. c/n 26389-459. (ntu)


 

Built for C. Itoh Aerospance Finance

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Everett) - September 21, 1992

First flown as N60659 - October 07, 1992

Powered by General Electric CF6-80C2B6F engines

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N800CZ - October 23, 1992

Accepted by C. Itoh Aerospace Finance at Seattle - October 23, 1992

Leased to China Southern Airlines - October 23, 1992

Returned to C. Itoh Aerospace Finance at end of lease - April 01, 1996

Leased to Air New Zealand - April 01, 1996

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NCM - April 04, 1996

Ferried Guangshou - Osaka (Itami) in full China Southern livery - April 04, 1996

Rolled out at Osaka in all-white livery without titles or logos - April 12, 1996

Ferried Osaka (Itami) - Auckland as ANZ6100 - April 12, 1996

Rolled out in the new Air New Zealand 'Pacific Wave' livery at Auckland - April 29, 1996

Entered service with Air New Zealand - April 29, 1996

Ferried Auckland - Las Vegas - London (Gatwick) - April 27 - 28, 1998

Sub-leased to Airtours International Airways (UK) for northern summer operations - April 29, 1998

Operated first revenue service with Airtours - May 02, 1998

Observed at Palma without titles and with Airtours tail logo on port side only - May 16, 1998

Observed at Manchester for painting into Airtours livery - May 27, 1998

Departed Manchester as AIH097 on ferry flight to New Zealand - November 03, 1998

Arrived Auckland at conclusion of ferry flight - November 04, 1998

Ferry route: Manchester - Bahrain - Sydney - Auckland

Returned to Air New Zealand at end of sub-lease - November 04, 1998

Returned to service with Air New Zealand - ?

Withdrawn from use at Auckland - ?

Ferried Auckland - Christchurch for end-of-lease maintenaince - May 2000

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - May 18, 2000

Departed Christchurch on ferry flight to Vancouver, Canada - May 19, 2000

Returned to C. Itoh Aerospace Finance at end of lease - May 21, 2000

Leased to Air Canada - May 21, 2000

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GGBJ - June 02, 2000

Sub-leased to Canadian Airlines International

Operated first Canadian International revenue service Vancouver - Toronto as CP8842 - June 05, 2000

Sold to CIT Leasing Corporation - September 28, 2000

Canadian Airlines absorbed into Air Canada - March 29, 2001

Registered to Air Canada - April 4, 2001

Operated final revenue service London (Heathrow) - St Johns - Halifax as AC3079 - August 31, 2001

Ferried Halifax - Toronto as AC3951 - August 31, 2001

Aircraft had flown 33,206 hours and 9,094 cycles

Was intended to be sub-leased to Ansett Australia

Expected to arrive at Christchurch for conversion to Ansett configuration - September 2001

Intended sub-lease was cancelled

Aircraft had been painted in full Ansett Australia livery - September 2002

Ferried Toronto - Montreal as AC7076 in full Ansett livery with 'VH-BZN' taped over - September 05, 2001

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

Aircraft was never delivered

Repainted into full Air Canada livery at Montreal

Returned to Air Canada service Montreal (Dorval) - Toronto as AC403 - September 29, 2001

Operated final Air Canada revenue service Vancouver - Montreal (Dorval) as AC112 - April 24, 2003

Aircraft had flown 39,759 hours with 10,322 cycles to date

Ferried Montreal (Dorval) - Dublin as AC7061 - May 02 - 03, 2003

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - May 23, 2003

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-DBP - May 23, 2003

Registered to CIT Ireland Leasing Ltd

Intended for lease to Alitalia following maintenance at Dublin AirportS

Registered to CIT Leasing Corp, New York

Leased to Alitalia as registered operator

Ferried Dublin - Roma (Fiumicino) as AZ8921 on delivery to Alitalia in basic Air Canada livery - June 17, 2003

Repainted into full Alitalia livery to enter service - September 1, 2003

Aircraft was named 'Duca Degli Abruzzi'

Repainted into 'Sky Team' livery at Tel Aviv and rolled out as such - May 26, 2009

Ferried Tel Aviv - Rome (Fiumicino) in new Sky Team livery with Alitalia titles - May 26, 2009

Operated last Alitalia revenue service Lagos - Accra - Rome (Fiumicino) as AZ847 - October 20 - 21, 2012

Ferried Rome (Fiumicino) - Naples as AZ8940 for storage - October 22, 2012

Stored at Naples as EI-DBP

Ferried Naples - Rome (Fiumicino) for maintenance - ?

Test flown Rome (Fiumicino) - Rome (Fiumicino) - August 22, 2013

Leased by Centennial Aviation Ireland to Blue Panorama Airlines - August 31, 2013

Ferried Rome (Fiumicino) - Caracas in all-white livery - August 31, 2013

Current with Blue Panorama Airlines operating services for Conviasa

 


 

ZK-NCM. Air New Zealand - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Auckland Airport, April 1996.
ZK-NCM. Airtours - in the partial livery at Manchester Airport, May 1998.
ZK-NCM. Airtours - in the full livery at London Airport, July 1998.

ZK-NCM. Airtours - in the full livery at an unknown airport, July 1998.

 

ZK-NCM. Air New Zealand - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Melbourne Airport, June 1999.
C-GGBJ. Canadian - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, September 2000.
C-GGBJ. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Toronto Airport, September 2001.

EI-DBP Alitalia - in the original livery at Milan Airport, October 2003.

EI-DBP Alitalia - in the original livery at Milan Airport, December 2008.

EI-DBP Alitalia - in the new livery at Milan Airport, April 2010.
 
EI-DBP Alitalia - in the new livery at Rome Airport, September 2010.