ZK-NCM. Boeing 767-35HER. c/n 26389-459.

Was also registered as: N800CZ; C-GGBJ; VH-BZN (ntu); EI-DBP; 9H-KIA.

 

This aircraft was 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 as the registered operator - October 23, 1992

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

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - April ?, 1996

Leased to Air New Zealand - April 01, 1996

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

Regisitered to Air New Zealand, Auckland

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

Rolled out at Osaka in an '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 the northern summer season - April 29, 1998

Operated its first revenue service with Airtours - May 02, 1998

It was observed at Palma without titles and with Airtours tail logo on the port side only - May 16, 1998

It was observed at Manchester for painting into the 'Airtours' livery - May 27, 1998

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

It arrived at Auckland on completion of the ferry flight - November 04, 1998

Ferry route: Manchester - Bahrain - Sydney - Auckland

Returned to Air New Zealand at the end of the 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Withdrawn from use at Auckland - ?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 the ferry flight to Vancouver, Canada - May 19, 2000

Returned to C. Itoh Aerospace Finance at the 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 as the registered operator

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

Sold to CIT Leasing Corporation - September 28, 2000

Canadian Airlines was absorbed into Air Canada - March 29, 2001

Registered to Air Canada - April 04, 2001

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

Ferried Halifax - Toronto as AC3951 - August 31, 2001

The aircraft had flown 33,206 hours and 9,094 cycles

The aircraft was intended to be sub-leased to Ansett Australia

It was expected to arrive at Christchurch for conversion to the required Ansett configuration - September 2001

The intended sub-lease was cancelled

The aircraft had been painted into the 'Ansett Australia' livery - September 2001

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

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

This aircraft was never delivered

It was repainted into the Air Canada livery at Montreal

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

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

It 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

It was intended that the aircraft be leased to Alitalia following maintenance at Dublin Airport

Registered to CIT Leasing Corp, New York

Leased to Alitalia as the registered operator - ?

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

Repainted into the Alitalia livery to prior to entry into service - September 01, 2003

The 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 the new 'Sky Team' livery with Alitalia titles - May 26, 2009

Operated its 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

It was 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 an all-white livery - August 31, 2013

Sub-leased to ConViasa, Venezuela - August 31, 2013

Returned to Blue Panorama Airlines at the end of the lease - October 01, 2013

Cancelled from the Irish Aircraft Register - October 02, 2018

Entered onto the Maltese Aircraft Register as 9H-KIA - October 03, 2018

Blue Panorama Airlines was renamed Luke Air in honour of the airline's owner, Luca Patene - October 15, 2019

Withdrawn from service and stored at Miami, Florida - September 03, 2020

Current status - ?

 

 

ZK-NCM. Air New Zealand - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Auckland Airport, April 1996.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4650-322.)

ZK-NCM. Airtours - in the basic livery at Manchester Airport, May 1998

(G. Ditchfield Copyright Image 4650-323.)

ZK-NCM. Airtours - in the standard livery at London Gatwick Airport, July 1998

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-324.)

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

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-273.)

ZK-NCM. Air New Zealand - in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-325.)

C-GGBJ. Canadian - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, September 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-713.)

C-GGBJ. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Toronto Pearson Airport, September 2001.

(T. Kim Copyright Image 4650-217.)

EI-DBP. Alitalia - 'Duca Degli Abruzzi' in the standard livery at Milan Airport, October 2003.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-218.)

EI-DBP. Alitalia - 'Duca Degli Abruzzi' in the standard livery at Milan Airport, December 2003.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-158.)

EI-DBP. Alitalia - 'Duca Degli Abruzzi' in the 'Skyteam' livery at Milan Airport, April 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-242.)

EI-DBP. Alitalia - 'Duca Degli Abruzzi' in the 'Skyteam' livery at Rome Airport, September 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-243.)

EI-DBP. Blue Panorama - in the all-white livery at an unknown airport, December 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-138.)

EI-DBP. Blue Panorama - in the all-white livery at Malpensa Airport, April 12, 2015.

(M. Finelli Copyright Image 4650-139.)