On Friday 21 December, Qantas flew two Boeing B737-800's into Mackay, presumably operating charter flights from and back to Brisbane.
VH-VYK flew into Mackay as QF6160, before departing as QF1371.
Later, VH-VZR flew into Mackay as QF6162, before departing as QF1373.
Meanwhile, Tiger Airways also had a pair of aircraft fly into Mackay Airport on Friday 21 December, operating their recently resumed services.
Airbus A320 VH-VNC operated TGW386/387 from and back to Sydney, while A320 VH-VNJ operated TGW382/383 from and back to Melbourne (Tullarmarine).