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Career Opportunities | Cadet Pilot | SAAB Captain

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  • Regional Express (Rex) is Australia’s largest independent regional airline operating a fleet of more than 51 SAAB 340 aircraft on some 1,400 weekly flights to 54 destinations throughout New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Queensland. The Rex Group comprises Regional Express, air freight and charter operator Pel-Air Aviation and Dubbo-based regional airline Air Link, as well as the pilot academy Australian Airline Pilot Academy.

  • Opportunities exist for suitably qualified flight crew to fill Command vacancies that currently exist within the Rex Group.

  • Essential Selection Criteria

      - Australian Air Transport Pilot Licence or FAA / JAA equivalent

      - Command Multi Engine Instrument Rating

      - CASA Class 1 medical certificate or FAA /JAA equivalent

      - 2000 hours total flight time

      - 500 hours Command or ICUS flight time on multi-engine aircraft under the I.F.R

      - 500 hours Command SAAB 340 / DH8 / EMB -120 / F50 (or similar)

      - Have an excellent command of written and spoken English

      - Share our passion for Aviation

  • Positions are currently available in numerous Australian domiciles providing a variety of lifestyles.

  • Regional Express is currently accepting expressions of interest for Perth positions.

  • Applicants must be able to work in Australia. Regional Express may provide assistance to suitable persons.

  • Regional Express is an equal opportunity employer. The Rex Group is compliant with the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012.

  • More details can be found at

How To Apply

Please click here to apply or for further information please email

Please note that these positions are for ongoing recruitment at REX.