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Rex Recognises Long Term Partnership with Parkes Shire Council
Thursday, 11 January 2018
Regional Express (Rex) has today given due recognition to Parkes Shire Council for the longstanding partnership that has existed between the two parties since 2003. Today Rex has unveiled a Rex Saab 340 aircraft in special “Parkes” livery, as well as introducing a new $99 Rex Community Fare scheme between Parkes and Sydney. The Rex aircraft in unique Parkes livery was unveiled today as it operated the “Rex Hound Dog Express” (Flight ZL524) from Sydney to the Rex sponsored Parkes Elvis Festival. This followed special Elvis inspired celebrations held at the Rex Lounge at Sydney airport prior to departure.

Rex Increases Flights Between Orange and Sydney
Thursday, 4 January 2018
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced an increase in the number of weekday flights between Orange and Sydney from four return services to five return services with effect from 29 January 2018.

Rex Responds to Relaxation of Visa Requirments for Foreign Pilots
Friday, 29 December 2017
Following yesterday’s announcement that visa regulations will be relaxed to allow foreign pilots into Australia on two-year work visas, Regional Express (Rex) has welcomed the initiative as a positive step forward but does not believe the two-year work visa will be sufficient to attract experienced commercial pilots given the worldwide shortage facing the industry.

Rex Selected as Preferred Tenderer for Perth – Carnavon and Monkey Mia Route
Thursday, 21 December 2017
The West Australian (WA) Government has today announced Rex as the preferred tenderer for the regulated Perth to Carnarvon / Monkey Mia route.

Broken Hill - Sydney Community Fare Scheme Extended to Adelaide
Monday, 18 December 2017
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that it has, in partnership with Broken Hill City Council, introduced a $139 Community Fare between Broken Hill and Adelaide.

Rex Exits Taree - Sydney Route
Friday, 15 December 2017
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced that it will exit the Taree to Sydney route with the last service operating on Saturday 27 January 2018.

Australian Airline Pilot Academy celebrates 10 Year Anniversary and Pilot Graduation
Monday, 11 December 2017
The Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Regional Express (Rex) based in Wagga Wagga NSW, will today commemorate its 10 year anniversary with a special ceremony to coincide with the graduation of the 21st cohort of Rex Cadet Pilots and a Vietnamese cadet, destined for Vietnam Airlines.

Rex and Burnie Airport Corporation Introduce $129.00 Community Fare
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Regional Express (Rex) and Burnie Airport Corporation (BAC) have entered into a milestone five year partnership agreement which has resulted in the introduction of a “Rex Community Fare” until 30 June 2022.

Rex Named Asia Pacific Regional Airline of the Year
Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Regional Express (Rex) has been recognised by CAPA Centre for Aviation as the Asia Pacific Regional Airline of the Year for 2017.

Rex Gulf Route to Service Karumba under 12 Month Trial
Monday, 30 October 2017
Under a 12 month trial approved by the Queensland Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR), Regional Express (Rex) will operate one return Gulf route flight via Karumba with effect from Tuesday 31 October 2017. This follows an earlier three month Government approved trial that operated between April and June this year.

Rex Releases New Snowy Mountains Schedule
Friday, 6 October 2017
Regional Express (Rex) has released its core flight schedule for the Snowy Mountains (Cooma) to Sydney route which will operate throughout the upcoming summer.

Rex Redeploys Proposed Merimbula Improvements to Moruya
Friday, 22 September 2017
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that it will redeploy the proposed flight schedule improvements for the Merimbula to Sydney route over to the Moruya to Sydney route. Rex will also not proceed with plans to expand the Merimbula to Melbourne service.

Rex Launches Port Augusta Services
Friday, 8 September 2017
Regional Express (Rex) will launch its new air service between Port Augusta and Adelaide on Monday 11 September 2017.

Rex FY1617 Results Announcement
Tuesday, 29 August 2017
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced a quadrupling of profits for Financial Year 2017 (FY17).

Rex Response to Regional Airport Security Concerns
Friday, 4 August 2017
The safety and security of our customers is paramount to our airline and Rex abides by all regulations as prescribed by the relevant governing authorities.

New flight connections for Port Augusta as Rex expands air services
Thursday, 27 July 2017
Three new round-trip flights will operate each week to Port Augusta from September after Regional Express was awarded the route licence to operate passenger air services.

Cheaper Airfares Cemented for Albany and Esperance
Friday, 7 July 2017
Regional Express (Rex) and the City of Albany have entered into a milestone three year partnership agreement that will see the continuation of the Rex Community Fare through until 30 June 2020. This follows a similar agreement made with the Shire of Esperance which was signed in May.