On This Day - November 03, 1956.

The Qantas Airways Lockheed 1049E Constellation VH-EAB 'Southern Horizon' departed Athens (Greece) en-route to Melbourne (Essendon) carrying the Olympic Flame for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.

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On This Day - November 03, 1967.

The ex-Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBA, now registered as CF-PWV, departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on its ferry flight to Canada (Vancouver) for delivery to its new owner, Pacific Western Airlines.

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On This Day - November 03, 1968.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Douglas DC-9-31 VH-TJN 'Paul Strezlecki' arrived at Melbourne (Essendon) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Burbank, California).

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On This Day - November 03, 1976.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EBU 'City of Parramatta' operated its final passenger service, operating Flight QF22 from Tokyo (Japan) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith). It was then withdrawn from service and sold to ITEL Capital Services, having flown 32,283 hours.

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On This Day - November 03, 1997.

The Air New Zealand Boeing 767-204ER ZK-NBJ arrived at Auckland (New Zealand) on return by Britannia Airways at the end of its 6 month lease.

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On This Day - November 03, 2004.

The REX Regional Express SAAB 340B VH-NRX entered service, operating Flight ZL664 from Wagga Wagga to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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