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Rex Ranks Top in Customer Satisfaction
Tuesday, 8 June 2010
Regional Express (Rex) has been rated the top performing domestic airline for customer satisfaction by Roy Morgan Research in its 2010 Annual Airline Satisfaction Report. 83.5% of Australians who took a flight with Rex in the last 12 months were ‘very’ or ‘fairly’ satisfied, compared to 80.3% for QantasLink and only 67.3% for Jetstar.

New Friday and Sunday Flights Between Townsville and Mount Isa
Thursday, 3 June 2010
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced that it will add two new non-stop return flights between Townsville and Mount Isa effective from 14 June 2010.

Rex Applauds Government's Directive on Regional Airlines' Access to Sydney Airport
Thursday, 3 June 2010
Regional Express (Rex) has applauded the Government’s newly issued Declaration and Direction under the Trade Practices Act 1974, which secures access and reasonable pricing for regional airlines at Sydney Airport.

Anthony Albanese MP - Securing Regional Airlines' Access to Sydney Airport
Wednesday, 2 June 2010
The Rudd Labor Government has taken action to make sure that regional airlines continue to have reasonable access to Sydney Airport, which is a vital transport hub for regional communities.

Official Opening of Rex's Pilot Academy
Thursday, 27 May 2010
The Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Regional Express (Rex), today celebrated the official opening of its brand new Wagga Wagga based campus.

New travel deal for Government saves $160 million
Sunday, 9 May 2010
The Rudd Government today announced new arrangements for the provision of domestic and international air services and Travel Management Services to the Australian Government which will deliver more than $160 million in savings to the Budget over the next four years.

REX INAUGURAL MOUNT ISA AND TOWNSVILLE SERVICES TAKES OFF
Monday, 1 February 2010
Regional Express (Rex) had its inaugural flight between Townsville and Mount Isa in North West Queensland last night followed by the inaugural flight out of Mount Isa earlier this morning.

Rex Named Air Transport World's Regional Airline of the Year 2010
Friday, 15 January 2010
The airline world’s most coveted and valued honour, the Air Transport World® (ATW) Industry Achievement Award, has been conferred on Regional Express (Rex) as the Regional Airline of the Year 2010.

Rex Exits Mackay To Townsville Route
Thursday, 24 December 2009
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced that it will exit the Mackay to Townsville route from 1st January 2010. Rex launched the air service between Mackay and Townsville on 1st October 2009 in competition with QantasLink.

Rex Leases Two Aircraft to SGA Airlines
Friday, 18 December 2009
Regional Express (Rex) has finalised the lease of two SAAB 340B aircraft to SGA Airlines. The latter is a domestic Thai carrier and works closely with Nok Air, the regional and low-cost subsidiary of Thai Airways.

Rex to Launch Mount Isa to Townsville Direct Airservice
Friday, 11 December 2009
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that it will commence a new non-stop air service between Mount Isa and Townsville. The new service initiative follows the recent decision by the Queensland Government to award Rex the Northern 2 route that links Mount Isa to Townsville via Julia Creek, Richmond and Hughenden three times per week. The new non-stop services between Mount Isa and Townsville will commence 31 January 2010, subject to regulatory approval.

Rex Awarded Queensland Licensed Northern 1 & 2 Routes
Wednesday, 2 December 2009
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that it has been awarded two licensed routes by the Queensland State Government following a thorough tender evaluation process. The “Northern 1” route services the communities of Winton and Longreach while the “Northern 2” route services the communities of Hughenden, Richmond, Julia Creek and Mount Isa. Both routes are based out of Townsville.

Rex Announces Q1 Results for FY10
Wednesday, 25 November 2009
Regional Express Holdings Limited announced its unaudited results for the first quarter of FY10.

CareFlight/Pel-Air Medical Evacuation Incident - Samoa to Melbourne
Thursday, 19 November 2009
A CareFlight medical evacuation flight operated by Pel-Air Aviation from Apia (Western Samoa) to Melbourne was scheduled to land at Norfolk Island for a planned fuel stop on Wednesday evening when it encountered deteriorating weather conditions.

Rex Subsidiary Pel-Air Awarded Commonwealth Air Transport Deed of Standing Offer
Tuesday, 3 November 2009
Regional Express (Rex) announced today that wholly-owned subsidiary Pel-Air has been awarded the Commonwealth Air Transport Deed of Standing Offer tender.

Hull Congratulates Rex
Friday, 9 October 2009
The Nationals Member for Riverina, Kay Hull, has congratulated Rex on recently being ranked among the top 200 listed companies in Asia pacific with revenue less than USD 1 billion, as published in Forbes Asia on 21 September.

Rex Resumes Service Between Griffith and Melbourne
Friday, 9 October 2009
Regional Express (Rex) today will see the newly-resumed service between Griffith and Melbourne take off for the first time since the announcement on 1 September 2009.

Rex Ranked Among Top 200 Companies in Asia Pacific
Tuesday, 6 October 2009
Forbes Asia has ranked Regional Express (Rex) among the top 200 listed companies in Asia Pacific with revenue less than USD 1 billion in its issue of 21 September 2009. The winners were culled from 25,326 publicly listed companies and were selected based on profitability, growth, moderate indebtedness and future prospects.

Mackay Airport Welcomes New Rex Service
Thursday, 1 October 2009
Mackay Airport Pty Ltd (MAPL) welcomes today’s launch of a new service to Townsville provided by Regional Express (REX).

Rex Inaugural Townsville and Mackay Service Takes Off
Thursday, 1 October 2009
Regional Express (Rex) today celebrated the inaugural flight between Townsville and Mackay in North Queensland.

Rex Reinstates Griffith-Melbourne Service
Tuesday, 1 September 2009
Griffith and district residents who mourned the loss of direct flights to Melbourne will be celebrating the news of their imminent return with Regional Express (Rex) announcing the re-establishment of the service.

Rex Announces FY 2009 Results
Wednesday, 26 August 2009
Regional Express Holdings Limited (Rex) announced a group net profit after tax of $23.0 million for its full financial year which represented a 5.6% reduction from FY 2008.

Regional Express Launches into North Queensland
Thursday, 13 August 2009
Australia’s largest independent regional airline, Regional Express (Rex), today announced that it will commence services between Townsville and Mackay from Thursday 1 October 2009.

Rex Subsidiary Pel-Air Awarded Jacinth-Ambrosia Charter Contract
Friday, 31 July 2009
Pel-Air Aviation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Regional Express (Rex), has been awarded the Jacinth-Ambrosia Project Fly In / Fly Out charter contract on behalf of Iluka Resources.

Rex Ranked World's Best Regional Carrier
Monday, 27 July 2009
Regional Express (Rex) has been ranked in top place in this year’s worldwide ranking by the prestigious Aviation Week and Space Technology on the world’s Top Performing Airlines.

Rex wholly-owned subsidiary Pel-Air selected as preferred tenderer by Ambulance Victoria
Tuesday, 21 July 2009
Rex announced today that wholly-owned subsidiary Pel-Air Aviation Pty Ltd (Pel-Air) has been selected as conditional preferred tenderer for the provision of Fixed Wing Patient Transport Services by the Victorian State Government.

Ian Macdonald - First sod turned on $25 million pilot training academy at Wagga
Monday, 13 July 2009
NSW Minister for State Development Ian Macdonald today helped turn the first sod of soil on a new $25 million development at Wagga Wagga, which aims to make the Riverina city an Asia Pacific leader in pilot training.