On This Day - October 24, 1961.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138 VH-EBB 'City of Sydney' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its ferry flight from the United States (Seattle) where it had been converted to a Boeing 707-138B standard and repainted into the new 'Qantas V-Jet' livery.

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On This Day - October 24, 1981.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Douglas DC-9-31 VH-TJP 'Charles Kingsford Smith' operated its last service in the original livery.

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On This Day - October 24, 2003.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGV 'Swan Hill' was officially leased to the Qantas subsidiary Australian Airlines. It was originally operated in the standard Qantas livery.

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On This Day - October 24, 2003.

The Virgin Blue Boeing 737-8FE VH-VOP 'Whitney Sundays' entered service, operating Flight DJ342 from Brisbane to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - October 24, 2015.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUB 'Trigg Beach' operated its last service in the standard livery, operating Flight VA841 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith). It was then repainted into the Tigerair livery in Townsville.

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On This Day - October 24, 2015.

The Virgin Australia Airlines Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFU 'Emu Bay' entered service, operating Flight VA607 from Brisbane to Mackay.

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On This Day - October 24, 2023.

The Airwork NZ Boeing 737-4Q8SF ZK-TLF returned to service, operating Flight AWK6 / AWK3 from Auckland to Christchurch return, following its repaint at Townsville by Flying Colours.

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