On This Day - December 21, 1959.

The Qantas Airways Lockheed 188C Electra 'Pacific Electra' operated the airline's inaugural Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Tokyo 'Electra' service.

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On This Day - December 21, 1976.

The East-West Airlines Douglas C-47-DL VH-DAS was ferried from Adelaide (West Beach) to Tamworth, where it was then withdrawn from service and stored, awaiting its fate.

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On This Day - December 21, 1990.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGH 'City of Parramatta' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Everett / Paine Field) as Flight QF531. The sector from Hololulu to Sydney was its first revenue service. It was the airline's 87th Boeing airliner and its 15th Boeing 767.

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On This Day - December 21, 2006.

The Jetstar Airlines Boeing 717-231 VH-YQH was ferried Brisbane to Tamworth for storage.

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On This Day - December 21, 2006.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A330-202 VH-EBC arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its ferry flight from The Philippines (Manila) as Flight JQ7990. where it had been repainted into the airline's livery.

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On This Day - December 21, 2007.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A330-202 VH-EBG 'Barossa Valley' entered service operating Flight QF418 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - December 21, 2013.

The QantasLink Boeing 717-2BL N795BC arrived at Adelaide (West Beach) as Flight SXI1098, having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Jacksonville). It was reregistered as VH-YQU on December 24.

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