HL-7266. Boeing 767-38EER. c/n 25347-399.

Was also registered as: C-GDUZ.

 

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

First flown at Everett (Paine Field) - October 21, 1991

Entered onto the Korean Aircraft Register as HL-7266 - November 07, 1991

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 - December 18, 1998

Leased to Canadian Airlines International - December 18, 1998

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GDUZ - December 18, 1998

Registered to International Lease Finance Corporation, Los Angels

Leased to Canadian Airlines International, Vancouver as the registered operator

It was observed operating in basic Asiana livery with Canadian Airlines titles - January 01, 1999

Ferried Vancouver - Manchester for overhaul and repainting - March 01, 1999

Ferried Manchester - Vancouver on return to Canadian Airlines - April 22, 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 - September 29, 2001

Wet-leased to Qantas Airways - October 01, 2001

This aircraft was operated in the standard Air Canada livery during the wet-lease period

Operated its first Qantas service Auckland - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF40 - 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 - October 28, 2001

This aircraft was transferred to Air Canada Rouge - July 18, 2017

Current with Air Canada Rouge

 

 

C-GDUZ. Air Canada - in the new livery at Christchurch Airport, December 16, 2001.

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