On This Day - June 28, 1983.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 767-277 VH-RME entered service, operating Flight AN8 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - June 28, 1986.

The Ansett Airlines of South Australia Fokker F.27-2101 Friendship VH-MMR 'Sir Hans Heysen' was ferried from Adelaide to Melbourne (Tullamarine) to commence operations with Ansett Airlines. It entered service later that day operating Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Wynyard (Tasmania).

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On This Day - June 28, 1995.

The Flight West Airlines de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102A VH-XFU was ferried from Brisbane to New Zealand (Christchurch) on sub-lease to Ansett New Zealand for six months, to cover the recent loss of their DHC-8 ZK-NEY. It was reregistered as ZK-NEV the same day.

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On This Day - June 28, 1997.

The Ansett Australia Boeing 767-219ER VH-RMC, leased from Air New Zealand, was ferried from Auckland (New Zealand) to Melbourne (Tullamarine) as Flight AN4294.

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On This Day - June 28, 1997.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGR 'Port Macquarie' entered service, operating Flight QF89 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Cairns - Sapporo (Japan).

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On This Day - June 28, 2006.

The Qantas Foundation Memorial Ltd purchased the original Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138 VH-EBA 'City of Melbourne' that had been in open storage in the United Kingdom (Southend). It was reregistered as VH-XBA and prepared for its ferry flight to Australia.

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On This Day - June 28, 2006.

The Air New Zealand Link / Air Nelson Bombardier DHC-8-311Q C-FGAI arrived at Nelson (New Zealand) having completed its delivery flight from Canada (Toronto / Downsview). It was reregistered as ZK-NEH before it entered service.

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