On This Day - March 03, 1960.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Lockheed 188A Electra VH-TLB 'John Gilbert' set a speed record for flying from Melbourne (Essendon) to Perth in 4 hours 38 minutes.

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On This Day - March 03, 2019.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8FE VH-YVA, now repainted into the Tigerair livery, was ferried as Flight VA9931 from Townsville to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It was officially leased to Tigerair on March 20 as the registered operator.

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On This Day - March 03, 2020.

The Virgin Australia Airlines Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUU 'Kingscliff Beach' was withdrawn from service and stored at Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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