On This Day - August 02, 1954.

The Qantas Airways Lockheed 1049C Constellation VH-EAH 'Southern Sky' operated the airline's inaugural Lockheed 1049 service from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to London (Heathrow).

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On This Day - August 02, 1977.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Boeing 727-276A VH-TBL arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its ferry flight from Iran, where it had been on-lease to Iran Air for the past 12 months.

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On This Day - August 02, 1981.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 727-277LR VH-ANB arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle). It was the airline's 2nd Boeing 727-200LR and the 4,00oth Boeing jet airliner built by Boeing.

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On This Day - August 02, 1991.

The National Jet Systems British Aerospace 146-100A VH-NJC commenced operations for Australian Airlink, operating Flight TN218 from Brisbane to Mackay.

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On This Day - August 02, 2006.

The Virgin Blue Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUH 'Tickled Blue' arrived at Brisbane having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Boeing Field) as Flight DJ9081.

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