C-GLCA. Boeing 767-375ER. c/n 25120-361.
This aircraft was ordered new by Canadian Airlines International - ?
First flown at Everett (Paine Field) - March 15, 1991
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GLCA - April 05, 1991
Registered to Canadian Airlines International Limited, Vancouver, BC
Accepted by Canadian Airlines International at Everett (Paine Field) - April 05, 1991
Operated its 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 03, 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 as AC7057 - 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 Christchurch - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF66 - 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
Operated its final Qantas service Christchurch - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF4066 - October 17, 2001
Returned to Air Canada at the end of the wet-lease at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - October 18, 2001
Returned to Air Canada service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Hololulu as AC1136 - October 19, 2001
Current with Air Canada
C-GLCA. Air Canada - in the new livery at Christchurch Airport, October 14, 2001.
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