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Rex Engineers Join Other Staff in Profit Share and Share Gift Agreements
Friday, 23 December 2005
An Enterprise Bargaining Agreement between Regional Express and the Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Association representing engineers working across the Rex network, was today ratified by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission.

Rex Ready to Reposition in New Adelaide Domestic Terminal
Friday, 16 December 2005
Regional Express, Rex, will commence operations from the new Adelaide Domestic Terminal this Sunday 18 December.

Rex Provides Christmas Treat for Country Hope Families
Friday, 2 December 2005
Regional Express (Rex) will pitch in and provide special flights for Country Hope children and their families at the annual Country Hope Family & Carers Christmas party on Sunday December 4 at the Temora Aviation Museum.

Rex Acquires Air Link
Wednesday, 30 November 2005
Within a month of its successful listing on the ASX, Regional Express Holdings Limited (Rex), today announced the acquisition of the Dubbo based regional / commuter airline Air Link.

Rex Lists on ASX
Wednesday, 9 November 2005
Regional Express Holdings Limited (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, will make its stock market debut and begin trading on the Australian Stock Exchange at 11.00am EDST today.

Rex Increases Kangaroo Island and Port Lincoln Services
Tuesday, 8 November 2005
Regional Express (Rex) has announced it has increased its schedule of flights between Adelaide and Kingscote on Kangaroo Island with an early morning service and additional services as required.

Rex IPO Over-Subscribed
Friday, 4 November 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, has closed its Initial Public Offer (IPO) over subscribed.

Rex Welcomes Qantaslink to South Australia
Monday, 31 October 2005
South Australia’s largest regional airline and Australia’s largest independent regional airline, Regional Express (Rex) has welcomed Qantas’s decision to bring Qantaslink to South Australia following the cessation of services by Airlines of South Australia and Emu Airways.

Rex Rescues Stranded Passengers
Monday, 31 October 2005
Regional Express (Rex) has announced that it will work closely with Airlines of South Australia and Emu Airways to assist their passengers after these airlines stop flying on 9 November.

Rex Share Offer
Friday, 21 October 2005
Regional Express (Rex) Australia’s largest independent regional airline continues to break new ground with a very successful tour of twelve of its regional centres with a special road show presentation on its Initial Public Offering of shares.

Rex Affirms Its Fare Policy
Wednesday, 12 October 2005
Regional Express (Rex) announces that it stands by and is proud of its policy of bringing affordable and reasonable fares to regional centres as it dismisses accusations by Leigh O’Connor of O’Connor Airlines suggesting it is predatory pricing.

Rex Initial Public Offering
Wednesday, 5 October 2005
Regional Express Holdings Limited (Rex) announces the opening to the public of its Initial Public Offer (IPO) for shares in the company. Rex intends to raise $35m by issuing 35 million new ordinary shares priced at $1 each. The offer is fully underwritten by Tricom Equities.

Rex Concentrates on Burnie / Wynyard
Tuesday, 20 September 2005
Regional Express (Rex) last flight from Devonport Airport to Melbourne on Sunday marked the end of an era. Rex had operated the route since it commenced services in August 2002. Rex took over the service previously operated by Kendell Airlines.

Rex West Wyalong Services Successful
Monday, 5 September 2005
Regional Express (Rex) and the Bland Shire Council have hailed the extended trial period of the Rex service a success with the airline service now meeting costs.

Rex Announces 10 Fold Increase in Profit
Thursday, 1 September 2005
Australia’s largest independent regional airline, Regional Express (Rex), has recorded a massive 10 fold increase in its profits even as oil prices almost doubled in the last year.

Rex Invests in Pel-Air
Tuesday, 30 August 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline and Pel-Air Aviation Pty Limited, one of Australia’s largest regional freight and charter operators, today announced an agreement for Rex to invest in Pel-Air. Rex’s investment will involve a 50 percent stake in Pel–Air.

Regional Express to also Increase Fuel Surcharge
Tuesday, 30 August 2005
Australia’s largest independent regional airline, Regional Express (Rex) has announced that it too will increase the fuel surcharge by $2.00 (including GST) per sector, effective from Saturday 27 August 2005.

Rex Congratulates Carlson Wagonlit on NSW Government Travel Contract
Thursday, 18 August 2005
Regional Express (Rex) has added its congratulations to Carlson Wagonlit in being announced the successful tenderer for the NSW Government Travel Management contract.

Rex Hosts a Special Family Open Day at Parkes Airport for the Regional Community
Wednesday, 10 August 2005
Regional Express (Rex) in collaboration with the Parkes Shire Council will host a special Rex Family Open Day on 20 August 2005 between 10am and 4:30pm at the Parkes Airport.

Rex Recognises Kay Hull, MP with her Very Own Saab Plane
Thursday, 4 August 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, unveiled its ‘Kay Hull Plane’ on Wednesday 3 August at a special presentation to honour Member for the Riverina, Mrs. Kay Hull. This is the first time that Rex has bestowed such an honour.

Rex Withdraws from Devonport but Improves Burnie Link
Monday, 1 August 2005
Regional Express (Rex) today announced it will cease operating its single daily service from Devonport to Melbourne from Monday, 19 September 2005.

Rex Celebrates One Million Passengers!
Thursday, 23 June 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, today announced the flight of the one millionth passenger on Rex’s network this financial year.

Regional Express Contributes $500,000 to Drought Relief
Friday, 3 June 2005
Australia’s largest independent regional airline, Regional Express (Rex), today announced that it has budgeted $500,000 for drought relief assistance in the new financial year. This will be in the form of a fund of air tickets which relief agencies and community organisations can tap into.

Rex Has Best On-Time Performance in Australia
Wednesday, 25 May 2005
Rex for the first time becomes the most On Time Airline in Australia according to DOTARS’ latest statistics of March.

Rex to the Rescue in the Northern Rivers
Tuesday, 24 May 2005
Regional Express (Rex) today announced a new flight schedule effective 11 July 2005 for its Ballina to Sydney service.

A Blizzard of Activity Planned for Rex Open Day in the Snowy
Wednesday, 4 May 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Snowy Mountains Airport Corporation and the Snowy Mountains community will celebrate Rex’s upcoming service* connecting Sydney and the Region with a Family Open Day on Saturday 14 May at the Snowy Mountains (Cooma) Airport.

Regional Express Welcomes Moves by Major Airlines to Advertise Fully Inclusive Fares
Monday, 2 May 2005
Australia's largest independent regional airline Rex has welcomed the move by Qantas, Virgin Blue and Jetstar to revert to advertising only fully inclusive fares. Rex was the only major Australian airline that did not follow Qantas' footsteps when the latter decided to advertise fares without taxes and levies.

Deputy Prime Minister Officially Opens the New Rex Lounge at Sydney
Tuesday, 26 April 2005
The Hon. John Anderson, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Transport and Regional Services, will officially open the Rex Lounge at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport Domestic Terminal T2 tomorrow morning.

Regional Express to Increase Fuel Surcharge
Tuesday, 12 April 2005
Regional Express (Rex) has announced an increase in fuel surcharge from next week on all routes, following in the footsteps of Virgin and Qantas. The surcharge on Rex flights will increase $8 (including GST) per sector and come into effect on 20 April 2005.

Possible Peak Hour Delays during Melbourne Airport Runway Works
Friday, 8 April 2005
From 5 April, Melbourne Airport commenced extensive runway upgrading to accommodate the new Airbus A380.

Rex Flies to the Snowy
Thursday, 24 March 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline today announced it will commence regular air services between Sydney and the Snowy Mountains (Cooma) on Friday 10 June.

Rex Moves to New Gate at Sydney Airport
Friday, 11 March 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, moves to new gate facilities at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport this weekend.

Rex Brings Together North West Community for a Good Cause on Open Day
Friday, 11 March 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, will launch its first Open Day of the year at Burnie Airport on Sunday 13 March in support of local charities Big hART and Arthur Support School.

Rex Burnie Open day
Monday, 7 March 2005
Rex Open Day supporting Arthur Support School and Big hART will be held on Sunday 13th March 2005 between 10am -5pm at Burnie Airport, Wynyard.

Rex Boosts Services to Riverina and Beyond
Friday, 28 January 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, announced today that it will boost services to Albury, Griffith, Mildura, Narrandera, and Wagga Wagga from Feb 28.

Mildura Gets Day Return to Sydney
Friday, 28 January 2005
Regional Express (Rex) Australia’s largest independent regional airline, announced today it will begin a day return service between Mildura and Sydney on Feb 28.

Rex Returns Air Services to West Wyalong
Monday, 24 January 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline today announced it will operate regular air services between West Wyalong and Sydney from 28 February thereby re-establishing airline services on the route.

Rex Extends Tsunami Relief Aid from Orange
Friday, 7 January 2005
Rex's fund raising efforts for the Tsunami disaster through Australian Red Cross has gone full force ever since its announcement earlier today.

Rex Welcomes Major Runway Upgrade in Orange
Friday, 7 January 2005
Regional Express (Rex) is looking forward to completion of the new $1.2 million upgrade to the main runway at Orange’s Spring Hill Airport .

Rex Steps Up Its Own Tsunami Relief Efforts
Saturday, 1 January 2005
Regional Express, Australia's largest independent regional airline, has joined in the worldwide effort to aid victims of the Tsunami disaster.

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