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Rex increases Bamaga - Cairns services
Monday, 23 December 2019
Regional Express (Rex) has announced today that it will increase the number of Cape York services between Bamaga and Cairns, in the wake of Skytrans exiting the route with effect from January 6, 2020.

AAPA celebrates graduation of Rex and Vietnamese cadets
Thursday, 19 December 2019
The Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Regional Express (Rex), based in Wagga Wagga NSW, is today celebrating the graduation of the latest cohort of Rex Cadet graduates and a further three Vietnamese cadets.

Rex acquires pilot academy in Ballarat, Victoria
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Regional Express (Rex) announces it has today finalised with ST Engineering the acquisition of its subsidiary Aviation Training Academy Australia Pty Ltd which owns ST Aerospace Academy (Australia) Pty Ltd (STAA(A)).

$1.5M Rex Relief Fund available for victims of bushfires
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Regional Express (Rex) is saddened by the tragic loss of lives and property caused by the catastrophic fires engulfing regional NSW and QLD and has decided to extend its Rex Relief Fund to victims of these bushfires.

Rex Granted Labour Agreement
Monday, 11 November 2019
Regional Express (Rex) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a five-year Labour Agreement (LA) by the Department of Home Affairs on November 5, 2019.

Rex Announces Community Fare for Armidale
Friday, 11 October 2019
Regional Express (Rex) today announced the introduction of the highly successful Rex Community Fare scheme between Armidale and Sydney. Armidale becomes the 39th regional hub to receive this community-focused initiative which will see greater fare affordability for all travellers to and from the Northern Tablelands.

Rex Announces Community Fare for Port Lincoln - Adelaide
Friday, 4 October 2019
Regional Express (Rex) and the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula have entered into a three- year growth incentive agreement until 30 June 2022, that will see Rex introduce the highly successful Rex Community Fare scheme between Port Lincoln and Adelaide.

Rex Rebukes the AAA for its Hypocritical Accusations
Monday, 16 September 2019
Responding to the Australian Airports Association’s (AAA) call for an end to airline secrecy to high regional airfares, Regional Express (Rex) says that the AAA is being hypocritical as its own members have never disclosed its basis for the astronomical head taxes they impose which in some cases can amount to over $50 for a one-hour flight.

Rex Announces Community Fare for King Island
Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Regional Express (Rex) has announced the introduction of the highly successful Rex Community Fare scheme between King Island and Melbourne. The introduction of this community-focused initiative coincides with an agreement being reached with King Island Council in regards to the King Island Airport charges.

Rex Flight ZL139 Sydney to Merimbula
Friday, 30 August 2019
Regional Express (Rex) flight ZL139 operating from Sydney to Merimbula, 29 August 2019, experienced a cockpit sensor alert associated with the aircraft’s right engine en route to Merimbula. In accordance with the manufacturer’s standard operating procedures, the flight crew conducted the applicable checklist actions which included an engine shut down. Upon completion of all the checklist actions, the cockpit sensor alert ceased. The aircraft landed safely and without any further incident at Merimbula airport at 8:42 pm.

Rex Announces FY18/19 Full Year Results
Friday, 23 August 2019
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced a statutory Profit After Tax (PAT) of $17.5 million (M) on a turnover of $317.6M for Financial Year 2019 (FY19). This represents a 3.6% improvement in PAT on the back of a 7.5% improvement in revenue over the previous FY.

Rex Announces Community Fare for Albury – Melbourne
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Regional Express (Rex) and AlburyCity have entered into a three-year agreement until 30 June 2022 that will see the introduction of the highly successful Rex Community Fare scheme between Albury and Melbourne.

Rex Announces Community Fare for Remote and Outback Queensland
Tuesday, 30 July 2019
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced the introduction of the highly successful Rex Community Fare scheme throughout remote and outback Queensland. The Rex Community Fare scheme will be made available to 23 Queensland (QLD) communities across the Rex operated Western 1 and 2 routes from Brisbane, the Northern 1 and 2 routes from Townsville and the Gulf route from Cairns.

Rex Announces Community Fare for Ceduna
Monday, 15 July 2019
Regional Express (Rex) and the District Council of Ceduna have agreed to renew the current partnership agreement for five years until 30 June 2024. The renewed partnership agreement will see the introduction of the Rex Community Fare scheme between Ceduna and Adelaide.

Rex and Broken Hill City Council Renew Partnership
Thursday, 27 June 2019
Regional Express (Rex) and Broken Hill City Council have renewed a longstanding partnership agreement for a further five years until 30 June 2024. The partnership agreement will see Rex continue to operate existing services from Broken Hill to Adelaide, Sydney, Dubbo, Mildura and Melbourne, as well as the introduction of the Rex Community Fare scheme between Broken Hill and Melbourne.

Rex Responds to Queries Regarding Expansion to Geraldton in Western Australia
Thursday, 27 June 2019
Following Virgin Australia’s decision to withdraw from the Perth-Geraldton route, Rex has been bombarded by queries from various interested parties on Rex’s intentions concerning the route. Rex provides its position and thinking on the future of air services for Geraldton.

Rex Applauds Airservices Australia for Reduction of Air Navigation Service Charges
Monday, 24 June 2019
Regional Express (Rex) highly commends Airservices Australia (Airservices) for once again succeeding in lowering its costs and passing the savings on to carriers.

Pel-Air Contract Extension with Ambulance Victoria
Monday, 24 June 2019
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pel-Air Aviation Pty Limited (Pel-Air), has been awarded by Ambulance Victoria a two-year contract extension for the provision of Fixed Wing Air Ambulance Services. Pel-Air Aviation was contracted to supply, fit out, maintain and operate four Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft at its Essendon base in Victoria. The new term of the agreement will now extend to June 2023.

Rex Responds to Hypocritical Media Comments by Dubbo Mayor
Monday, 24 June 2019
Regional Express (Rex) responds to the hypocritical and shameful comments made by the Dubbo Mayor in the Daily Liberal news article ‘Dubbo mayor Ben Shields 'desperately' wants cheaper airfares to and from city’, dated 22 June 2019.

Rex Announces Community Fare for Kangaroo Island
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Regional Express (Rex) and the Kangaroo Island Council have entered into a five-year partnership agreement through until 30 June 2023. The partnership agreement will see the introduction of the Rex Community Fare scheme between Kangaroo Island and Adelaide.

Rex Supports Senate Report into the Operation, Regulation and Funding of Air Route Service Delivery
Thursday, 13 June 2019
Regional Express (Rex) supports the Senate report into the operation, regulation and funding of air route service delivery to rural and remote communities released on 7 June 2019. The Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee made nine recommendations addressing the key issues faced by airlines in delivering sustainable, effective and affordable aviation services to rural, regional and remote communities.

REX CONSIDERING NORTHERN TERRITORY EXPANSION
Monday, 3 June 2019
Regional Express (Rex) has announced that its Board resolved, at its meeting on 23rd May 2019, to consider commencing operations in the Northern Territory based out of Darwin.

REX WELCOMES ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE DISTRICT COUNCIL OF GRANT
Monday, 11 March 2019
Regional Express (Rex) today welcomes the news that the District Council of Grant (DCG) has taken Rex's concerns seriously regarding the hostile actions of its CEO vis-a-vis Rex.

REX CONDEMNS ROGUE BEHAVIOUR OF CEO OF DISTRICT COUNCIL OF GRANT
Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Regional Express (Rex) calls on the District Council of Grant (DCG) to take disciplinary action against its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Singe for his highly irresponsible actions.

REX DISAPPOINTED TO BE EXCLUDED FROM MOUNT GAMBIER REGIONAL AIRPORT STRATEGY COMMITTEE
Monday, 4 March 2019
Regional Express (Rex) has expressed its disappointment to be intentionally snubbed from the Mount Gambier Regional Airport Strategy Committee.

REGIONAL EXPRESS WELCOMES CIVIL AVIATION AMENDMENT BILL 2019
Thursday, 28 February 2019
Regional Express (Rex) welcomes the proposed amendment to the Civil Aviation Act 1998 which requires the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to consider the economic and cost impact, in the development and promulgation of aviation safety standards, on individuals, businesses and the community and to take into account the differing risks associated with different aviation sectors.

REX FIRST HALF FY18/19 PROFITS IMPROVED BY 8%
Thursday, 28 February 2019
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced a statutory Profit After Tax (PAT) of $9.8 million (M) on a turnover of $163.8M for First Half Financial Year 2019 (1H FY19). This represents a 7.7% improvement in PAT and 8.5% improvement in revenue over the previous FY.

REX INCREASES RELIEF FUND TO $1.5M TO ASSIST WITH FLOODING IN NORTHERN QUEENSLAND
Monday, 25 February 2019
To assist in the recovery of communities affected by the extensive flooding in Northern Queensland, Regional Express (Rex) has decided to set aside $500,000 in relief funds and to make this available to Townsville and the surrounding devastated Queensland region.

Rex Clarifies Impact of Airport Security Measures on Regional Aviation in SA
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Regional Express (Rex) wishes to reassure the residents of South Australia (SA) on the future of regional air services in SA following alarmist comments by SA Senator Rex Patrick.

REX ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY FARE FOR MILDURA TO ADELAIDE
Tuesday, 8 January 2019
Following discussions held between the Chairman of Mildura Airport Pty Ltd (MAPL) Peter O’Donnell and the Regional Express (Rex) Board on 20 November 2018, Rex and MAPL are happy to announce that a new four-year partnership agreement has been reached. The partnership agreement will see the commitment by Rex to maintain its services to Melbourne, Adelaide and Broken Hill as well as the introduction of the Rex Community Fare scheme between Mildura and Adelaide.

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