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Rex Removes Fuel Levy
Tuesday, 30 June 2009
Regional Express (Rex) today announced that it will be incorporating the fuel levy into the base fare, effective for all new sales made from 1 July 2009.

Friday, 29 May 2009
Pel-Air Aviation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Regional Express (Rex), has been awarded the Osborne Mine Fly In / Fly Out charter contract.

Reports 3rd Qtr Profit Reduction of 6%
Wednesday, 20 May 2009
Regional Express Holdings Limited (Rex) announced a group net profit before tax for Q3 FY09 of $7.5 million, a decrease of 6.3% over last year.

Rex to Cease Metro 3 Freight Services
Tuesday, 28 April 2009
Due to the continuing dramatic decline in freight volumes, Regional Express (Rex) will be discontinuing all of its Metro 3 freight services. The services remaining will now be operated by Saab 340 aircraft, which can carry freight more efficiently and economically than the smaller Metro 3s.

Kay Hull MP - Hull calls on Rudd government to support regional aviation
Monday, 23 March 2009
Media release from Kay Hull (The Nationals Member for Riverina) calling on the Rudd government to guarantee regional airlines landing slots at Sydney airport, and not allow a diversion to Bankstown Airport.

Commonwealth Contract Extended
Thursday, 19 March 2009
Regional Express (Rex), today announced that the Commonwealth Government has confirmed that it will extend its current contract with Pel Air Aviation Pty Ltd (Pel Air), a wholly owned subsidiary of Rex, by 2 years till 30 June 2011.

Rex Bushfire Relief Efforts Reach $145,000
Friday, 27 February 2009
Regional Express (Rex) announced that it has raised $145,186.58 for the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund after two weeks of fund raising.

Kay Hull MP - Hull welcomes pilot academy to Wagga Wagga
Wednesday, 18 February 2009
Media release from Kay Hull (The Nationals Member for Riverina) welcoming the news that Regional Express’ (Rex) wholly owned subsidiary ‘Australian Airline Pilot Academy’ (AAPA) will be relocated to Wagga Wagga, starting April 2009.

The Hon. Ian MacDonald - Regional Express to establish pilot training in Wagga Wagga
Wednesday, 18 February 2009
Media release from Ian MacDonald (Minister for State Development) welcoming the decision Rex to establish a pilot training academy in Wagga Wagga bringing much needed jobs to the city.

Wednesday, 18 February 2009
Regional Express (Rex), in partnership with the City of Wagga Wagga, has today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary ‘Australian Airline Pilot Academy’ (AAPA) will be relocated to Wagga Wagga from its current location in Mangalore, Victoria starting 1 April 2009.

Monday, 9 February 2009
In view of the recent bushfires that have left hundreds homeless, Regional Express (Rex) will be setting aside a fund of $200,000 in the form of air fares and other means to aid those affected by the bushfires.

Tuesday, 13 January 2009
Regional Express (Rex) today announced the overseas sale of VH-KDI, a Saab 340A aircraft which has seen it ending up with Argentine airline SOL Líneas Aéreas.

Rex Media Release 16 Dec 08
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Rex flight ZL219 operating from Ballina to Sydney landed safely in Sydney at 1.03pm after the pilots received an unsafe nose gear indication in the cockpit.

Rex ranks first in annual On Time Departures
Tuesday, 9 December 2008
Regional Express (Rex) has achieved the number one ranking for On Time Departures for the financial year 2007/08. The statistics were recently released by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) and they include all major domestic and regional airlines operating within Australia.

Wednesday, 19 November 2008
Regional Express Holdings Limited (Rex) announced its unaudited results for the first quarter of the FY09.

Change to Air Link Operations
Monday, 10 November 2008
As part of the regular and ongoing review of its network, Regional Express Holdings Ltd (Rex) has today announced plans to terminate all the RPT operations of its wholly owned subsidiary Air Link Pty Ltd.

Rex Unveils 'City of Wagga Wagga' Aircraft
Saturday, 8 November 2008
Regional Express (Rex), in partnership with the City of Wagga Wagga, has unveiled one of its Saab 340 aircraft in a unique “City of Wagga Wagga” paint scheme design. The aircraft was unveiled today in conjunction with the official opening of the expanded and refurbished Wagga Wagga Airport terminal.

Rex Purchases 4 Saab340 Aircraft
Monday, 3 November 2008
Regional Express (Rex), today announced that it had purchased 4 Saab 340 B model aircraft. The aircraft were originally operating in the Rex fleet under a lease which expired in October 08. The acquisition was funded from Rex's operating cash flows.

Rex Awarded Regional Airline of the Year for Second Year Running
Friday, 31 October 2008
Regional Express (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline, has been named the CAPA (Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation) Regional Airline of the Year 2008 for the second year running.

Rex Expands Griffith to Sydney Services
Tuesday, 7 October 2008
Regional Express (Rex) has announced that it will boost the number of flights between Griffith and Sydney from November 2008.

Rex Exits Mildura to Sydney
Friday, 26 September 2008
Regional Express (Rex) has announced that it will exit the Mildura to Sydney route from the 2nd of November 2008.

REX Announces 32% Increase in Q4 profits
Wednesday, 27 August 2008
Regional Express Holdings Limited (Rex) announced a group net profit after tax of $24.3m, an increase of 3.0% over last year. Its after tax profits for the 4th quarter was $8.3M an increase of 31.7%.

Rex tops reliability for Australian airlines
Tuesday, 12 August 2008
In response to John Williams’ media release on one cancelled flight to Broken Hill, Lim Kim Hai Executive Chairman of Regional Express said that Mr Williams was abusing his position as an MP to make frivolous attacks on private companies.

Rex Reduces Fuel Surcharge
Monday, 28 July 2008
Regional Express (Rex) has responded to the recent fall in global oil prices by announcing that the airline will decrease its fuel surcharge by $4.00 (including GST) per sector effective on all sales from 1 August 2008. This will see Rex’s fuel surcharge decrease to $40.00 per sector.

Rex calls for moratorium on airport rate increases
Monday, 21 July 2008
Responding to Sydney Airport Corporation Limited’s (SACL) announcement of record profits of $320m in the first six months of 2008, Regional Express (Rex) called on SACL and other capital city airports to have a moratorium of all rate increases in this current Financial Year.

Rex Announces Sale Of SAAB 340A Freighter To Bridges
Thursday, 10 July 2008
Regional Express (Rex) today announced the sale of a Saab 340A VH-KEQ aircraft to Bridges Worldwide Express. The aircraft was commissioned by the latter to be converted to a cargo freighter.