On This Day - October 23, 1971.

The Air New Zealand Douglas DC-8-52 ZK-NZG arrived at Auckland (New Zealand), having completed its delivery flight from the United States, where it had been purchased from United Airlines.

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On This Day - October 23, 2009.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-438 VH-OJS 'Hamilton Island' returned to service, operating Flight QF63 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Johannesburg (South Africa), after having the special 'Soccoroos' decals applied to it.

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On This Day - October 23, 2011.

The ex Royal Australian Air Force Boeing 707-338C A20-624, having been sold to Omega Air Inc and reregistered as N624RH, departed Sydney (RAAF Richmond) on its ferry flight to the United States.

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On This Day - October 23, 2018.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A330-202 VH-EBM 'Tamar Valley' returned to service, operating Flight QF505 from Brisbane to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) after being repainted into the airline's 'Silver Roo' livery at Singapore.

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On This Day - October 23, 2023.

The QantasLink Boeing 717-2K9 VH-NXH operated its last revenue service, operating Flight QJE6216 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Canberra. It was then withdrawn from use and prepared for its ferry flight to the United States for storage.

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