On This Day - October 31, 1938.

The Australian National Airways Douglas DC-3-232A VH-ABR 'Kanana' entered service.

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On This Day - October 31, 1962.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720C VH-TVB was sold to Ansett-ANA to replace their Vickers Viscount VH-TVC that had previously crashed into Sydney's Botany Bay. This aircraft was then reregistered as VH-RMQ.

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On This Day - October 31, 1966.

The East-West Airlines Douglas C-47A-35-DL VH-EWD 'Lachlan City' was sold to Brain and Brown Pty Ltd, Melbourne. It was reregistered as VH-BAM the same day.

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On This Day - October 31, 1970.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Lockheed 188A Electra VH-TLC 'Charles Sturt' operated its last passenger service, as Flight TN446 from Hobart to Melbourne (Essendon). It was then stored at Melbourne (Essendon) awaiting sale, having flown 28,831 hours with 22,595 cycles.

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On This Day - October 31, 1993.

The Trans-Australia Airlines / Australian Airlines was officially merged with Qantas Airways Ltd.

 

 

On This Day - October 31, 2004.

The Virgin Blue Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUC 'Foxsy Rock'sy' entered service, operating Flight DJ336 from Brisbane at Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - October 31, 2011.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-838 VH-VZO 'Bendigo' had additional 'Prostate Cancer' decals added during its overnight lay-up at Melbourne (Tullamarine). A moustache was painted on the lower section of the nose and 'movember.com' titles were painted above the cockpit windows.

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On This Day - October 31, 2022.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-7K2 VH-NBV 'Christies Beach' entered service, operating Flight VA601 from Brisbane to Mackay.

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