On This Day - December 23, 1954.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720 VH-TVC 'John Oxley' entered service.

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On This Day - December 23, 1955.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720C VH-TVB 'Gregory Blaxland' set a speed record of 48 minutes for the flight between Launceston and Melbourne (Essendon).

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On This Day - December 23, 1977.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EAB 'Winton' was returned to ITEL Capital Services at Sydney (Kingsford Smith). It had been sold to them back in April and leased back to cover for the delayed arrival of the Qantas Boeing 747-238B VH-EBN.

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On This Day - December 23, 1983.

The Ansett Airlines Lockheed 188AF Electra VH-RMA operated its final freight service, operating Flight AN951 from Perth to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It was then stored awaiting sale, having flown 52,937 hours and 40,509 cycles.

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On This Day - December 23, 1989.

The Ansett New Zealand British Aerospace 146-300 ZK-NZI arrived at Christchurch, having completed its delivery flight from the United Kingdom via Australia.

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On This Day - December 23, 2003.

The QantasLink Boeing 717-231 VH-VQF was leased to Jetstar Airlines.

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On This Day - December 23, 2003.

The QantasLink Boeing 717-231 VH-VQH was leased to Jetstar Airlines.

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On This Day - December 23, 2005.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A330-303 VH-QPJ 'Port Stephens' arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from France (Toulouse) as Flight QF7628.

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On This Day - December 23, 2020.

The Boeing 737-8FE VH-RQC arrived at Brisbane, having ferried in from Jakarta (Soekarno Hatta), on lease to Regional Express Airlines.

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On This Day - December 23, 2023.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A321-251NX(ACF) VH-OYC arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from Germany (Hamburg / Finkenwerder) as Flight JQ8997. It entered service later that day operating Flight JQ430 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Gold Coast.

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