Media Releases

Year 2024


Snap Fare Sale As New Rex Routes to Perth Take Off Today
Friday, June 28, 2024
The first Rex flights connecting Australia’s east and west coasts take off today, delivering a new era of competitive pricing for travellers after almost 15 years of sky high fares to Perth.

Rex Heads West as Best Domestic Carrier
Monday, June 24, 2024
Just days ahead of its first domestic flights to Perth from Melbourne and Adelaide, Rex has toppled both Qantas and Virgin to be the most reliable major airline in Australia, latest figures show.

Rex Entices Travellers West with Snap $99 Fare Sale
Thursday, June 20, 2024
To celebrate its inaugural domestic flights to Perth from June 28, Rex is offering travellers a one-off $99 sale fare* from Melbourne and Adelaide. Hurry - 48 hours only!

Rex Adds 12th Domestic Route with Perth-Adelaide Flights
Monday, May 27, 2024
Rex has achieved another marketplace milestone, announcing three flights a week between Adelaide and Perth, with fares from as low as $249 economy.

Rex Goes West Announcing New Melbourne-Perth Route
Friday, May 24, 2024
Rex has announced it will commence Boeing 737 flights from Melbourne – Perth five days a week which is great news for travellers, tourism and of course, airline competition in Australia.

National Jet Express Expands Charter Footprint with NSW Service
Friday, April 19, 2024
National Jet Express (NJE), a Rex Group member, today announced the commencement of weekly charter services between Brisbane and Orange in NSW for mining and civil contractor SEE Civil.

Rex 72-hour Sale with No School Holiday Blackout
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
The Rex domestic network is on sale for 72-hours from today - offering families and savvy holiday shoppers discounted flights between Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Hobart, Cairns, and the Gold Coast - from as low as $99 one way economy and $249 for business class. Be quick - strictly subject to availability.

Rex’s 737NG Simulator Moved to Sydney
Monday, March 25, 2024
Rex is pleased to announce its Boeing 737NG Full Flight Simulator has received certification from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and is now ready for use.

Rex Again Australia’s Most Reliable Major Airline
Friday, March 22, 2024
February is the 17th consecutive month that Rex’s domestic jet operations are ranked number 1 for reliability in Australia.

Rex Interline Agreement with Etihad Takes Flight
Monday, March 11, 2024
Rex is proud to unveil a new interline partnership with one of the world's leading airlines, Etihad Airways. Passengers will be able to fly to either Sydney or Melbourne on Rex and thereafter connect on Etihad to a further 72 destinations across the globe.

Rex's FIFO/Charter Airline, National Jet Express Expands Fleet and launches West Musgrave Flights
Thursday, March 7, 2024
NJE has added another aircraft to its fleet, with its seventh Embraer E190 aircraft touching down in Perth.

Rex Group Expands Charter Operations in Queensland
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Rex Group Member National Jet Express will initiate two new weekly services between Moranbah and Cairns.

Rex Remains Australia's Most Reliable Airline
Friday, February 23, 2024
Data released today has crowned Rex as Australia’s most reliable airline for the 16th consecutive month.

National Jet Express Launches Gladstone as 7th New Port in Queensland
Friday, February 23, 2024
National Jet Express (NJE), a Rex Group member, today announced a further expansion of its presence in Queensland, with new weekly charter services between Brisbane and Gladstone (continuing to Rockhampton).

Rex Slams MP Adam Marshall for Grandstanding
Friday, February 9, 2024
Rex responds to a media release by Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall.

Pel-Air Response to Article in the Herald Sun
Monday, February 5, 2024
Pel-Air responds transparently and accurately to an article published in the Herald Sun.

Rex Extends Reductions to Regional Network
Friday, February 2, 2024
Rex announced the airline will need to prolong the regional network reductions implemented in various stages in 2023 due to continuing dislocated supply chains post COVID that are heavily impacting the provision of aircraft spare parts, especially aircraft engine parts.

Rex Increases Brisbane-Cairns Services
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
From 4 March 2024, Rex will add a Brisbane⇔Cairns service operating on Mondays.

Rex Number 1 Airline in Australia for Reliability
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Rex has taken the crown as Australia's number one domestic airline for reliability and punctuality in 2023 according to the latest numbers released by the Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE).