HL-7276. Boeing 767-38EER. c/n 25404-411.

Was also registered as: C-GBZR.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by International Lease Finance Corporation, Los Angeles - ?

First flown at Everett (Paine Field) - January 09, 1992

Entered onto the Korean Aircraft Register as HL-7267 - January 1992

Registered to International Lease Finance Corporation, Los Angels

Leased to Asiana Airlines as the registered operator

Operated its first revenue service - ?

Repossessed by International Lease Finance Corporation - June 17, 1998

Leased to Canadian Airlines International - September 19, 1998

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GBZR - October 08, 1998

Registered to International Lease Finance Corporation, Los Angels

Leased to Canadian Airlines International, Vancouver as the registered operator

It was observed at San Antonio, Texas in the basic 'Asiana' livery - February 15, 1999

Ferried San Antonio - Blytheville as 'C-GBZR' in prepartion for entry into Canadian Airlines service - February 17, 1999

It was observed in service with Canadian Airlines International - March 08, 1999

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

Ferried Vancouver - Hololulu - Auckland as AC7055 - September 29, 2001

Wet-leased to Qantas Airways - October 01, 2001

This aircraft was operated in the Air Canada 'Free Spirit' livery during the wet-lease period

Operated its first Qantas service Auckland - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF34 - October 01, 2001

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

Returned to Air Canada at the end of the wet-lease - December 01, 2001

Withdrawn from Air Canada service - February 03, 2017

This aircraft was painted into the Air Canada Rouge livery - ?

Transferred to Air Canada Rouge - March 30, 2017

Registered to Air Canada Rouge as the registered operator - May 19, 2017

Current with Air Canada Rouge

 

 

HL7267. Asiana - in the standard livery with additional 'Visit Korea Year 1994' titles at Nagoya Airport, March 21, 1994.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-175.)

C-GBZR. Air Canada - in the 'Free Spirit' livery at an unknown airport, August 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-221.)

C-GBZR. Air Canada - in the 'Free Spirit' livery at Auckland Airport, November 2001.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4655-154.)

C-GBZR. Air Canada - in the 'Free Spirit' livery at Christchurch Airport, November 04, 2001.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 4655-158.)

C-GBZR. Air Canada - in the 'Free Spirit' livery at Christchurch Airport, November 04, 2001.

(Z. Rae Copyright Image 4655-159.)

C-GBZR. Air Canada - in the 'Free Spirit' livery at an unknown airport, June 2006.

(J. Mounce Collection Copyright Image 4655-153.)