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Peter Ryan & Louise Asher MP - New Air Services Means Mildura is Open For Business
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Louise Asher have welcomed today's announcement that Regional Express (Rex) will launch a range of new passenger services connecting Mildura with Adelaide, Sydney and Broken Hill.

Rex Connects Mildura-Broken Hill to Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Regional Express (Rex), in partnership with Mildura Airport and Broken Hill City Council, has today announced a significant range of new air services for the cities of Mildura and Broken Hill (see schedules below).

Rex Cuts Route Due Government Taxes
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Regional Express (Rex) has today announced that it would be withdrawing services from between Griffith and Melbourne with effect from 1 July 2012.

Rex Group Announces First Half Financial Results
Wednesday, 29 February 2012
The Regional Express (Rex) Group today announced its first half FY11/12 results with Profit Before Tax of $18.5 million on a turnover of $139 million.

Rex Leads On Time Performance in 2011
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
Regional Express (Rex) has once again achieved the best On Time departures in 2011 amongst all the major carriers in Australia, repeating its performance in calendar year 2010 according to the Domestic Airline On Time Performance 2011 report released by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE).

Rex Announces Improved Griffith to Melbourne Schedule
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Regional Express (Rex) today announced an improved Griffith to Melbourne schedule with effect from Monday, 2 May 2011.

Warren Truss - Govt Must Reject Shunting Regional Pax to Bankstown
Tuesday, 3 January 2012
THE Federal Labor Government must immediately reject proposals in its leaked report on a site for Sydney’s second airport to designate Bankstown as the ‘hub’ for all regional flights.

Rex Response to Sydney Airport Plans
Monday, 5 December 2011
Following the release of Sydney Airport's plans to separate out the usage of the 3 terminals between the Qantas group and the Virgin group, Rex says that it has not received sufficient details on the plan to be able to provide an informed opinion on the impact on regional aviation.

Rex Selected as ”Best Regional Airline” in Australian Traveller Readers' Choice Awards
Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Regional Express (Rex) has been voted by the Australian Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards Survey as the “Best Regional Airline”.

Mobile Phone Combustion
Friday, 25 November 2011
Regional Express (Rex) flight ZL319 operating from Lismore to Sydney today had an occurrence after landing, when a passenger’s mobile phone started emitting a significant amount of dense smoke, accompanied by a red glow.

Rex First Airline to be Approved by CASA as “Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation”
Monday, 7 November 2011
Regional Express (Rex) is today proud to be the first organisation in Australia to receive the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approval under the new Part 42 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) as a "Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation".

Rex Launches Newcastle Services
Friday, 28 October 2011
Regional Express (Rex) today officially launched its Newcastle services jointly with Newcastle Airport Limited (NAL) in a ceremony held at Newcastle Airport.

Rex Subsidiary Pel-Air Aviation Awarded Australian Defense Force Contract
Monday, 10 October 2011
Regional Express (Rex) today announce that wholly owned subsidiary Pel-Air Aviation Pty Ltd (Pel-Air) has been awarded a 3 year contract by the Commonwealth of Australia (Commonwealth) for the provision of jet aircraft services to support Australian Defence Force (ADF) training following the tender exercise conducted by the Commonwealth.

Rex to Commence Newcastle Services
Friday, 30 September 2011
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that it will commence* Newcastle to Sydney and Newcastle to Ballina / Byron services 7 days a week from Sunday, 30 October 2011.

Rex Announces FY2011 Full Year Results
Wednesday, 24 August 2011
Regional Express Holdings (Rex) today released its full year results with Group Profit Before Tax (PBT) declining some 8% to $24.1M and a steeper decline in Profit After Tax of 28.5% due to the discontinuation of tax incentives set in place the prior FY.

Alpha Aviation Group UAE & AAPA Commences Training for First Batch of Overseas Cadets
Monday, 8 August 2011
The Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA), a subsidiary of Regional Express, jointly with Alpha Aviation Group UAE (AAG UAE), a joint-venture company of Alpha Aviation Group (AAG) and Air Arabia, today commenced the training of the first United Arab Emirates (UAE) cadet pilots intake on the flying component of the new ICAO Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL). The cadet pilots are being trained for Air Arabia, the first and largest low cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa.

Rex Ranked Top Performing Regional Carrier for Third Consecutive Year
Wednesday, 3 August 2011
Regional Express (Rex) has again been ranked as the world’s Top Performing Regional Airline by the authoritative Aviation Week and Space Technology (AWST) for the third consecutive year, ahead of American regional giants Skywest Inc., Pinnacle Airlines and Republic Airways.

Government Measures will Decimate Regional Air Services
Monday, 11 July 2011
Regional Express (Rex) today expressed its strong disappointment at the recently announced carbon tax on regional air services.