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Rex Launches Queensland Services
Tuesday, 30 December 2014
Regional Express (Rex) will commence three new Queensland regulated routes from 1 January 2015.

Rex Awarded Area Air Operator's Certificate by CASA
Thursday, 11 December 2014
Regional Express (Rex) announced today that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has issued to Rex an Area Air Operator’s Certificate (AAOC).

Rex Commends Government's Action on ASRR Report
Monday, 8 December 2014
Regional Express (Rex) has applauded the Federal Government on its positive response to recommendations made in the Aviation Safety Regulation Review (ASRR) Report.

Rex Voted Best Regional Airline in Australian Traveller People's Choice Awards
Tuesday, 2 December 2014
Regional Express (Rex) has been voted in the Australian Traveller People’s Choice Awards as the Best Australian Regional Airline for the third time.

Rex Launches Cairns Townsville Service
Friday, 31 October 2014
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that it intends to launch a new competitive Regular Passenger Transport (RPT) air service between Cairns and Townsville on the back of the recent award of five regulated routes by the Queensland State Government. The new Cairns to Townsville service will commence from 3 January 2015 and is subject to regulatory approval.

Scott Emerson MP - New Deal for Queensland's Regional Airlines
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Queenslanders will continue to experience the same level of service on regional air routes from January 1 next year after the signing of a new series of contracts.

Rex Awarded Five Queensland Regulated Routes
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that the Queensland State Government has awarded Rex all five regulated routes that it applied for, following a thorough open competitive tender evaluation process after tenders closed on 27 June 2014.

Rex Slashes Services in NSW
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced that it will be significantly reducing capacity on several of its NSW marginal routes in its most wide ranging network review to date.

Rex Responds to Reintroduction of Enroute Scheme
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Regional Express (Rex) today responded to the Federal Government’s reinstatement of a new Enroute Charges Payment Scheme.

Rex - Australia's Most Profitable Passenger Airline Group for 3rd Consecutive Year
Friday, 29 August 2014
At its full financial year (FY) results presentation yesterday, Regional Express Holdings Ltd (Rex) announced a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of $10.7 million for the year ended 30 June 2014.

Rex Again Leads On-Time Performance
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Repeating its performance in Financial Year (FY) 2012/13, Regional Express (Rex) has again achieved the best on-time departure rate amongst all Australian carriers analysed by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) in their annual 2013/14 Domestic Airline On-Time Performance Report.

Rex Commends Abbott Government for Keeping Election Promises
Friday, 18 July 2014
Regional Express (Rex) has applauded the Abbott Government's bold and decisive move to abolish the carbon tax, thereby keeping one of its key election promises.

Government Penalising Domestic and Regional Carriers
Monday, 14 July 2014
Regional Express (Rex) fully supports the call by the Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) for the Federal Government to stop penalising regional and domestic air services by making them subsidise international carriers to the tune of over $70 million a year.

Rex Ranked in World's Top 5 Best Performing Airlines
Monday, 2 June 2014
Regional Australia can again be proud that it can lay claim to the best regional airline in the world. For the sixth consecutive year, Regional Express (Rex) has had the highest ranking of all regional airlines by the authoritative Aviation Week and Space Technology in its annual ranking of the Top Performing Airlines in the world.

Rex and Broken Hill City Council to Renew Partnership
Thursday, 29 May 2014
Regional Express (Rex) and Broken Hill City Council have today announced the intention to enter into a new five year partnership agreement.

Official Opening of Rex's Flight Simulator
Monday, 28 April 2014
Regional Express (Rex) today celebrated the official opening of its SAAB 340 Full Flight Simulator (FFS).

Rex Group Garners 4 Awards at the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council Awards Ceremony
Friday, 11 April 2014
The Regional Express (Rex) Group was recognised four times by the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) at its annual awards ceremony in Melbourne last night.

Rex Completes Purchase of 25 Aircraft at Lease Expiry
Thursday, 10 April 2014
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that it has purchased 18 latest generation Saab 340Bplus aircraft which came off lease on 25 March 2014.

Rex Invites Expressions of Interest for Air Services
Monday, 7 April 2014
Following the successful launch of its new air service between Armidale and Sydney, Regional Express (Rex) announced today that it is inviting another round of Expressions of Interest (EOI) from regional cities in New South Wales interested in having a Regular Public Transport (RPT) air service to/from Sydney.

Rex Launches Armidale Services
Friday, 28 March 2014
Regional Express (Rex) today officially launched its Armidale to Sydney services in a ceremony held at Armidale Airport.

Rex Announces Armidale Sydney Services
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Regional Express (Rex), in partnership with Armidale Dumaresq Council, has today announced Armidale as the successful city to receive an air service to Sydney as a result of the company’s recent call for expressions of interest for air services.

Aviation in Crisis
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced its first half FY1314 results with a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of $5 million on a turnover of $129.3 million.

Barnaby Joyce MP - Joyce welcomes REX Armidale-Sydney air service
Tuesday, 25 February 2014
FEDERAL Member for New England Barnaby Joyce has welcomed the announcement by Regional Express (Rex) to introduce an air-service between Armidale and Sydney.

Rex States Position on Government Debt Guarantee for Qantas
Thursday, 20 February 2014
Regional Express (Rex) today stated its position on the proposed plan by the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP, to provide a sovereign guarantee on Qantas' debts and on matters relating to Qantas' financial predicaments.

Rex Issues Profit Warning
Friday, 7 February 2014
The Regional Express Group (Rex) today announced that as foreshadowed in the forecast given at its Annual General Meeting in November 2013, its first half FY13/14 results would be significantly deteriorated.

Rex Group Not Proceeding with NSW Route Licence Application
Friday, 7 February 2014
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced that its subsidiary Air Link would not be in a position to apply for the Cobar and Mudgee route licences ahead of the 7 February 2014 deadline dictated by Transport for NSW, as negotiations on partnership agreements with both councils had not yet been completed.

Rex Group Deplores Transport for NSW's Statement
Monday, 3 February 2014
The Regional Express (Rex) Group has today castigated statements made by Transport for NSW that relate to Rex’s wholly owned subsidiary, Air Link not proceeding with the interim route licences (expiring 21 March 2014) for the Cobar to Sydney and Mudgee to Sydney routes due to a one-month delay by Transport for NSW in awarding the non-exclusive interim licences.

AAPA Gains UAE Accreditation as Flight Training Organisation
Friday, 31 January 2014
The Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Regional Express (Rex), announced today that it had received approval from the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) as an approved Flight Training Organisation to conduct Integrated Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) training for UAE carriers.

Air Link Continues to Assess Cobar and Mudgee Routes
Friday, 31 January 2014
The Regional Express (Rex) Group has today announced that its subsidiary, Air Link has received interim approval from Transport for NSW to operate Regular Passenger Transport (RPT) services from Sydney to Cobar and Mudgee through until 21 March 2014. This comes more than a month after similar approval was awarded to QantasLink to operate interim services between Sydney and Moree.

Rex Calls for Expressions of Interest for Air Services
Monday, 20 January 2014
Regional Express (Rex) announced today that it is inviting expressions of interest from regional cities in New South Wales interested in having a Regular Public Transport (RPT) air service to/from Sydney.

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