C-FXCA. Boeing 767-375ER. c/n 24574-302.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Canadian Airlines International - ?

First flown at Everett (Paine Field) - April 05, 1990

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FXCA - April 27, 1990

Registered to Canadian Airlines International Limited, Vancouver, BC

Accepted by Canadian Airlines International at Everett (Paine Field) - April 27, 1990

Operated first revenue service - ?

Air Canada announced that they were acquiring Canadian Airlines International - January 04, 2000

The official merger of Air Canada and Canadian Airlines International took place - Mrch 29, 2001

Registered to Air Canada, Dorval, Quebec - April 04, 2001

Following the collapse of Ansett Australia in September 2001 Qantas Airways wet-leased seven Boeing 767-300s

from Air Canada on short-term leases to cover its capacity shortfall on the trans-Tasman and the trans-Pacific route

to Honolulu while it moved its own aircraft to cover its Australian domestic operations

Wet-leased to Qantas Airways - October 19, 2001

Operated its first Qantas service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Hololulu as QF3 - October 06, 2001

It was operated with the 'Air Canada' tail and 'Canadian Airlines' titles during the wet-lease

During the wet-lease the Air Canada aircraft were mainly deployed on the following routes:

Christchurch - Sydney - Christchurch - Sydney - Christchurch as QF66 / QF45 / QF46 / QF65

Auckland - Sydney - Auckland - Sydney - Auckland as QF40 / QF119 / QF120 / QF49

Auckland - Melbourne - Auckland - Melbourne - Auckland as QF34 / QF33 / QF134 / QF39

One aircraft operated the Sydney - Hololulu - Sydney service as QF3 / QF4

Operated its final Qantas service Christchurch - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF4066 - January 01, 2002

Returned to Air Canada at the end of the wet-lease at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - January 01, 2002

Returned to Air Canada service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Hololulu as AC1136 - January 03, 2002

Ferried Toronto - Amarillo for repainting into the Air Canada livery - September 30, 2014

It was observed at Osaka (Japan) in the standard Air Canada livery - October 23, 2014

It was observed in the Air Canada Rouge livery at Toronto (Pearson International) - March 03, 2018

Transferred to Air Canada Rouge - March 15, 2018

Registered to Air Canada Rouge - March 15, 2018

Current with Air Canada Rouge

 

 

C-FXCA. Canadian - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, March 1993.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-220.)

C-FXCA. Air Canada - in the new livery at Christchurch Airport, October 29, 2001.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 4655-155.)