Tuesday, 26 June 2018
In February 2018 the Western Australian (WA) Government announced Regional Express (Rex) as the successful tenderer to operate the Regular Public Transport (RPT) air services on the Perth – Carnarvon/Monkey Mia (Shark Bay) route. Rex has today announced that it has entered into historic 5 year partnership agreements with the Shire of Carnarvon and RAC, the owners of Carnarvon and Shark Bay airports, to provide the Rex Community Fare scheme through until 30 June 2023.
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced that it will be reducing services between Mt
Gambier and Adelaide in a bid to better utilise scarce resources amid a global pilot shortage causing widespread disruption across all levels of the aviation industry.
Friday, 11 May 2018
Regional Express (Rex) and the City of Orange have entered into a 5 year partnership agreement through until 30 June 2023. The historic agreement will see the introduction of a Rex Community Fare, as well as 5 return services Monday to Friday each week between Orange and Sydney for the 5 year term of the agreement.
Monday, 7 May 2018
Rex has seen its operating costs increase significantly, particularly with the costs imposed by Local Government for the essential use of regional airports. The most significant factor contributing to the escalating airport charges has come about by spending on regional airports to construct excessive facilities.
Rex calls on Federal and State Governments to be discerning in funding for regional airport refurbishments.
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
The Western Australian (WA) Government has announced Regional Express (Rex) as the successful tenderer to operate the Regular Public Transport (RPT) air services on the Perth – Carnarvon / Monkey Mia route.
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced its first half financial year 2018 (1H FY18) results.
Monday, 29 January 2018
Regional Express (Rex) is responding to the position taken by Cairns Airport as reported in The North West Star on 23 January 2018
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced the introduction of a new “Rex Community Fare” Scheme for the direct Mount Isa – Cairns route.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, 8 September 2017
Regional Express (Rex) will launch its new air service between Port Augusta and Adelaide on Monday 11 September 2017.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced a quadrupling of profits for Financial Year 2017 (FY17).
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.
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.
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.