On This Day - September 03, 1951.

The Qantas Empire Airways Lockheed 749 VH-EAB 'Lawrence Hargrave' returned to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) for repainting into the airline's new livery, that incorporated a 'white cabin roof' and a red cheatline.

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On This Day - September 03, 1960.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Lockheed 188A Electra VH-TLC 'Charles Sturt' entered service, operating Flight TN416 from Melbourne (Essendon) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - September 03, 1994.

The Ansett Australia Boeing 747-312 VH-INH arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its ferry flight from Singapore. It had been leased from Singapore Airlines to operate international services.

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On This Day - September 03, 2003.

The Qantas Jetconnect Boeing 737-376 ZK-JNH entered service operating Flight QF4012 from Christchurch (New Zealand) to Auckland (New Zealand).

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On This Day - September 03, 2007.

The Virgin Blue Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUL 'Ballina-Rina-Blue' arrived at Brisbane, having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Boeing Field) via Christchurch, where the 'Live2Air' entertainment system was installed during its pre-service maintenance.

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On This Day - September 03, 2009.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-838 VH-VZF 'Jean Batten' arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Boeing Field) as Flight QF6020. It was the airline's 162nd Boeing airliner and its 75th Boeing 737.

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