Commonwealth Contract Extended
Thursday, 19 March 2009


Regional Express (Rex), today announced that the Commonwealth Government has confirmed that it will extend its current contract with Pel Air Aviation Pty Ltd (Pel Air), a wholly owned subsidiary of Rex, by 2 years till 30 June 2011.

Pel Air currently has a contract with the Commonwealth Government to supply the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with jet aircraft services for ADF training and support.

Regional Express (Rex) is Australia’s largest independent regional airline operating a fleet of 40 Saab 340 aircraft on more than 1,300 flights weekly to 24 destinations from Sydney, Melbourne
and Adelaide. The Rex Group comprises Regional Express, air freight and charter operator Pel-Air Aviation and Dubbo based charter operator Air Link, as well as the pilot academy Australian
Airline Pilot Academy.