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New Arrival Procedures for Rex Passengers at Adelaide Airport
Wednesday, 28 June 2006
Adelaide Airport Limited and Regional Express (Rex) have jointly announced new arrival procedures for Rex passengers that will take place effective 10 July 2006.

Rex Celebrates Two Decades in South Australia Today
Wednesday, 28 June 2006
South Australia’s largest regional airline, Regional Express (Rex), today celebrates 20 years of service to the communities of Port Lincoln and Whyalla. Rex is honoured to fly the flag and continue the great legacy started by Kendell Airlines in 1986 to provide unrivalled service and affordable fares to our loyal customers.

Rex Adds More Services to Port Lincoln in Wake of Qantas Pullout
Wednesday, 28 June 2006
Port Lincoln has had a bumper year in 2006 as Regional Express (Rex) today announces two more confirmed dates for additional services to the region. On top of the extra services introduced on 26 February and again on 22 May, Rex makes good its promise to ensure there will be enough capacity to satisfy demand after QantasLink’s withdrawal today. This good news also comes on a day when it celebrates 20 Years in Port Lincoln.

Rex Reassures Communities Affected by QantasLink Pullout
Friday, 16 June 2006
Regional Express (Rex) has reacted to the news of QantasLink’s withdrawal from Port Lincoln, Kingscote and Burnie by saying it will take steps to ensure there will be enough capacity to satisfy the demand from these communities.

Rex Increases Wagga - Sydney Services
Tuesday, 13 June 2006
Wagga Wagga based airline, Regional Express (Rex) has dramatically increased its Wagga - Sydney services by introducing a new schedule of peak time flights from Monday 3 July 2006.

Rex Withdraws Armidale Services
Friday, 2 June 2006
Regional Express is to cease its Armidale – Sydney services from Sunday 2 July 2006.

Rex Aims to Take Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
Tuesday, 23 May 2006
As the nation prepares for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, Rex makes its own plans to host Australia’s ‘Highest’ Morning Tea to help fight against a disease that affects one in three Australians: Cancer.

Rex and Air Link Boost Schedules in Dubbo
Friday, 19 May 2006
The Regional Express (Rex) Group of Airlines including Regional Express and Air Link are continuing to increase seating capacity and schedule frequency between Dubbo and Sydney.

Rex Continues to Add More Flights to Port Lincoln Route
Friday, 19 May 2006
In less than three months, Regional Express (Rex) has ramped up services between Port Lincoln and Adelaide, bringing it to a massive 88 weekly flights with the addition of five return services per week.

Rex Passenger Disembarks During Aircraft Startup
Thursday, 4 May 2006
A passenger on Rex flight ZL3471 from Merimbula to Melbourne today allegedly became frightened once the cabin was secured and the right engine was being started and disembarked through the left side main cabin door without authority.

Rex Says Adelaide Airport Out to Mislead
Friday, 28 April 2006
Rex says the bussing of passengers will now not proceed as planned as Adelaide Airport Limited (AAL) continues to reject its appeal for a second bus and attempts to mislead the public on the reason for refusal.

Rex Calls on Government to Keep Lid on Airline Charges
Friday, 28 April 2006
Soaring fuel prices and the resultant hefty fuel surcharges announced by the major airlines are once again putting pressure on the price of air tickets for regional travellers.

Adelaide Airport Rejects Rex Bussing Solution
Wednesday, 26 April 2006
Regional Express announced today that the bussing solution for its inbound passengers was now in jeopardy.

Adelaide Airport to Bus Rex Arriving Passengers
Tuesday, 11 April 2006
Adelaide Airport and Rex are planning to bus all Rex’s arriving passengers directly from their aircraft to the old International Terminal Building. This will remove the need for security screening of arriving Rex passengers and the long walk from the aircraft along the covered walkways and inside the terminal.

New Agency Base Commission Structure
Monday, 3 April 2006
Effective 1 July 2006, Regional Express (Rex) will change the default travel agent base commission applicable to all Rex 899 tickets from the current level of 1% to 0%. Rex will continue to pay agents 6% for bookings made on-line via the web.

Rex Adds More Flights to Port Lincoln
Thursday, 30 March 2006
Regional Express (Rex) South Australia’s largest regional airline has increased further its Adelaide – Port Lincoln services to 88 flights per week.

Rex Upgrades for Regional Passengers in South Australia and Broken Hill
Tuesday, 28 February 2006
South Australia’s largest regional airline, Regional Express (Rex) continues to strengthen its commitment to regional South Australia by upgrading its aircraft fleet as well as introducing additional services on key routes starting 5 March 2006.

Rex Increases Services to Port Lincoln
Wednesday, 22 February 2006
Regional Express (Rex) has increased its schedule of flights between Adelaide and Port Lincoln with an additional two return services each week, one on Sunday and one Friday.

Rex Releases Half-Year Financial Report
Monday, 20 February 2006
Regional Express Holdings Limited (Rex) today announced its results for the Half Year to 31 December 2005 as outlined below.

Rex Happy Following Talks With AAL
Monday, 13 February 2006
Regional Express (Rex) is positive about the outcome of discussions today with Adelaide Airport aimed at finding solutions to problems affecting regional passengers using the new terminal.

Rex Calls for Adelaide Airport to Substantiate Allegations Made or Issue Public Apology
Monday, 13 February 2006
SA’s largest regional airline says it is “disturbed and very angry” following comments made on regional radio by Adelaide Airport Limited (AAL) Managing Director Phil Baker over the airline’s concerns about regional facilities at Adelaide’s new airport.

Rex's Strong Commitment to South Australia
Friday, 10 February 2006
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline which flies to seven major South Australian regional centres and Broken Hill from Adelaide Airport, has re-affirmed its full commitment to its services in the State.

Rex Calls on Adelaide Airport to Fix Facilities for Regional Travellers
Monday, 6 February 2006
South Australia’s and Australia’s largest independent regional airline Regional Express (Rex) has called on the management of Adelaide Airport to fix the problems regional air travellers are experiencing at the new terminal.

Rex Celebrates 20 Years in Port Lincoln
Thursday, 12 January 2006
In 2006 Regional Express (Rex) celebrates 20 years of service to the community of Port Lincoln. Rex continues to offer the high level of service to Port Lincoln and the surrounding region provided by its predecessor Kendell Airlines since it initiated flights to the region in 1986.

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 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 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 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 Thanks Passengers for their Patience as the Operations Get Back on Track
Saturday, 2 July 2005
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, has apologised for disruptions to its operation in the past two days and hopes to be resuming schedules as normal to most regional ports today.