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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.

Last Boarding Call for Rex
Tuesday, 28 December 2004
Rex Managing Director Geoff Breust joins Rex Canberra staff today as they prepare for the final Rex flight ZL382 departing Canberra at 6.45pm tonight.

Rex Rejects Virgin Blue ‘Publicity Stunt’ Offer
Wednesday, 22 December 2004
Rex Managing Director Geoff Breust said today that comments his airline needed a “rescue package” were rubbish.

Rex Withdraws Canberra Service
Friday, 17 December 2004
Regional Express (Rex) today announced it will cease operating services from Canberra to Sydney from Wednesday, 29 December 2004 following a lengthy review of the route’s viability.

Rex Secures Long-Term Deal on New Facilities at Sydney Airport
Tuesday, 30 November 2004
Regional Express Airlines has finalised a deal with Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (SACL) that guarantees its regional passengers access to new, quality terminal facilities at the airport for the next decade.