On This Day - February 09, 1946.

The Australian National Airways Douglas DC-4-1009 VH-ANA 'Amana' arrived at Melbourne (Essendon) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Las Vagas). It was the airline's 1st DC-4.

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On This Day - February 09, 1981.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Boeing 727-276A VH-TBG 'Charles Sturt' operated its last passenger service in its original livery. It was then prepared for repainting at Melbourne (Tullamarine) into the airline's new 'camel-hump' livery.

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On This Day - February 09, 1987.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 727-277A VH-RMN was withdrawn from service at Melbourne (Tullamarine) and prepared for lease to Polynesian Airlines.

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On This Day - February 09, 1999.

The Independent Air Freighters Boeing 727-277A VH-RMX returned to service after having winglets installed at Melbourne (Essendon) during a maintenance lay-up.

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On This Day - February 09, 2003.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-376 VH-TAG 'Advance' operated its final passenger service, operating Flight QF680 from Adelaide (West Beach) to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It was then prepared for transfer to Qantas Jetconnect.

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On This Day - February 09, 2017.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A330-303 VH-QPJ 'Port Stephens' was rolled out at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) with 'rainbow' Qantas titles, to promote the Sydney Mardi Gras, which Qantas was sponsoring.

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On This Day - February 09, 2020.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEF 'Sydney' departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on its last revenue service, operating Flight QF99 from Sydney to Los Angeles.

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