Boeing 767-300 - Air Canada
Air Canada started flying in 1937 as Trans-Canada Air Lines and today is by far the biggest airline of Canada. In 1965 TCA changed its name to 'Air Canada' and in 2001 it swallowed its rival Canadian Airlines. Air Canada's main base is Toronto Pearson International Airport.
Air Canada began operating widebody aircraft in 1970 with the introduction of its first Boeing 747. Another early widebody type in the fleet was the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar. Today Air Canada flies several widebody types: Airbus A330, Boeing 767, and Boeing 777. It has the 787 Dreamliner on order as a replacement for A330s en 767s.
Air Canada flies the Boeing 767-300ER and also operated the 767-200 and 767-200ER. The first 767-200 entered the fleet in 1982 and the first 767-200ER in 1984. The 767-300ER became part of the fleet in 2001. The 767-300ER on the picture above is landing at Zürich Kloten Airport. The aircraft in an older livery on the photo below, a 767-200ER, is approaching London Heathrow.