On This Day - July 31, 1996.

The Air New Zealand Boeing 747-2D7B ZK-TGA, leased from Thai Airways for 3 months, operated its last revenue flight, and was then withdrawn from service at Auckland and prepared for return to the lessor.

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On This Day - July 31, 1998.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-48E VH-OEB 'Phillip Island' entered service operating Flight QF406 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Cairns.

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On This Day - July 31, 2003.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ was ferried from Everett (Paine Field) to New Iberia (Louisiana) in the basic red base coat, for painting into the airline's 'Wunala Dreaming' livery. It was the 2nd Qantas Boeing 747 to be painted in this livery.

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On This Day - July 31, 2011.

The QantasLink Bombardier DHC-8-402NG C-GJFZ arrived at Canberra on completion of its delivery flight from Canada (Toronto / Downsview) as Flight DHC22. It was reregistered as VH-LQD on August 05, 2011.

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On This Day - July 31, 2011.

The QantasLink Bombardier DHC-8-402NG C-GJLE arrived at Canberra on completion of its delivery flight from Canada (Toronto / Downsview) as Flight DHC5. It was reregistered as VH-LQG on August 05, 2011.

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On This Day - July 31, 2011.

The Nauru Airlines Boeing 737-3H6F VH-VLI entered service, operating Flight RON400 from Brisbane to Nauru.

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