REX – Regional Express has made this announcement:
Following a last minute intervention from the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR), Regional Express (REX) has agreed to reverse its decision to suspend services from April 1, 2020.
REX will resume full services on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 and will introduce a reduced schedule from April 2, 2020 on all five (5) TMR regulated routes.
A final agreement has not yet been reached with TMR on the reduced schedule, however REX will run the reduced schedule in good faith until April 8, 2020, after which the total suspension of all REX’s services in Queensland may still proceed.
The details of the reduced schedule are appended to this media release.
Regional Express (REX) is Australia’s largest independent regional airline operating a fleet of 60 SAAB 340 aircraft on some 1,500 weekly flights to 59 destinations throughout all states in Australia. In addition to the regional airline REX, the Rex Group comprises wholly owned subsidiaries Pel-Air Aviation (air freight, aeromedical and charter operator) and the two pilot academies Australian Airline Pilot Academy in Wagga Wagga and Ballarat.
Regional Express – REX (Wagga Wagga) has released this statement:
The West Australian (WA) Government has announced REX as the preferred tenderer for the regulated Perth to Carnarvon/Monkey Mia route.
The announcement follows an extensive competitive tender process by the WA Government and comes on the back of Rex commencing operations in WA in February 2016 to operate the regulated Perth to Albany and Perth to Esperance routes.
Subject to final negotiations in early 2018 , REX will enter into a deed of agreement with the Department of Transport to operate the Perth to Carnarvon/Monkey Mia route for a five – year licence period commencing on July 2, 2018.
The REX livery has been updated with blue-painted engine nacelles.
Photo Above: REX.
Regional Express (REX) is Australia’s largest independent regional airline operating a fleet of more than 50 SAAB 340 aircraft on some 1,500 weekly flights to 60 destinations throughout all state s in Australia. In addition to the regional airline Regional Express, the Rex Group comprises wholly owned subsidiaries Pel – Air Aviation (air freight and charter operator), Air Link (Dubbo – based regional airline) and the Australian Airline Pilot Academy .
Top Copyright Photo: REX (Regional Express Airlines) SAAB 340B VH-ZRE (msn 391) SYD (Micheil Keegan). Image: 908308.
REX-Regional Express Airlines (Wagga Wagga) will retire its last Fairchild Swearingen Metro 3 freighter on May 29. The company now has three dedicated SAAB 340 freighters to replace the Metros.
SprintAir (Poland) has acquired two SAAB 340As (VH-ZLY and VH-ZRX) from REX-Regional Express of Australia. The aircraft will be delivered in the next two weeks.