On This Day - April 01, 1970.

The Qantas Airways Lockheed 188C Electra VH-ECD was officially leased to Air New Zealand. It was then overhaulled and repainting into a modified livery at Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - April 01, 1973.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EBU 'City of Broken Hill' operated the airline's final London (Heathrow) - New York 'Southern Cross' service as Flight QF533.

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On This Day - April 01, 1979.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EAD was sold to the Royal Australian Air Force. It was reregistered as A20-624 and named 'Richmond Town' before entering service with No. 33 Transport Squadron.

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On This Day - April 01, 1984.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-238B VH-EBA 'City of Canberra' returned to Qantas service, operating Flight QF3 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsfords Smith). It had been leased to Air New Zealand from February 23 to April 01.

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On This Day - April 01, 2021.

The REX Regional Express Airlines Boeing 737-8FE VH-PAG operated the airline's inaugural Sydney (Kingsford Smith - 12:57 AEST) to Gold Coast (13:00 AET) service as Flight ZL540.

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On This Day - April 01, 2022.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8SA VH-IXJ entered service, operating Flight VA707 from Brisbane to Hobart.

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