On This Day - March 18, 1959.

The Ansett-ANA Lockheed 188A Electra VH-RMA entered service, operating from Melbourne (Essendon) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith). It was the first Lockheed 188 Electra passenger service to be operated outside of the United States.

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On This Day - March 18, 2003.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A330-202 VH-EBC 'Surfers Paradise' entered service, operating Flight QF485 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Perth.

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On This Day - March 18, 2018.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A320-232 VH-VQU was ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Darwin - Singapore (Seletar) as Flight JQ8997, for repainting into the QantasLink livery. The aircraft will then be operated by Network Aviation for QantasLink.

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