REX (Regional Express) Flights

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At the beginning of 2016, there were over 1,500 weekly Regional Express flights to 58 destinations in Australia. Most of these operate from the airline's hub bases in Adelaide, Townsville, Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Perth. If you're planning an extended visit to Australia and want to see as much of the country as possible then check out the airline's routes and competitive prices when you book your flights to Australia. The livery of the planes is predominantly white with distinctive Rex logos and tails in blue and red. Some planes also carry examples of Australian indigenous artwork. The airline strongly believes it has a role in making Australia smaller and providing good networks between the bush and the city. Rex is proud of its tagline - Our Heart is in the Country. Its commitment to this involves:

  • Employing local staff and investing in local communities
  • Maintaining its outstanding record for timekeeping
  • Keeping costs competitive with other methods of internal travel
  • Providing excellent customer service

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The airline currently has 52 turboprop aircraft in its fleet. These are Swedish-built Saab 340 planes that seat from 33 to 36 passengers. After Quantas, the airline is the second largest internal operator in Australia serving mainly New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, North Queensland and Tasmania. When you book Regional Express flights you are guaranteed affordable prices, a reliable service and, above all, a friendly welcome from your flight staff who will serve you with tea, coffee and light snacks depending on flight times. Whether you're exploring Australia or heading to the Snowy Mountains for some skiing do it in true Aussie style with Regional Express.

REX (Regional Express) Fleet: 19 aircraft

REX (Regional Express) Fleet Details:

Aircraft Type Aircraft Aircraft Number
Saab 340 Saab 340-Saab 340 19

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Fleet Age (years) : 18.2

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Flights Albany Perth ALH - PER $218 27 April
Flights Perth Albany PER - ALH $218 27 April
Flights Melbourne Burnie MEL - BWT $319 02 to 09 May
Flights Melbourne Burnie MEB - BWT $624 01 to 07 May
Flights Sydney Orange SYD - OAG $320 28 to 30 April
Flights Albany Perth ALH - PER $295 30 April
Flights Perth Esperance PER - EPR $373 13 to 19 May
Flights Albury Sydney ABX - SYD $139 07 May
Flights Sydney Newcastle SYD - NTL $110 07 May
Flights Adelaide Coober Pedy ADL - CPD $529 02 to 22 May
Flights Adelaide Mount Gambier ADL - MGB $478 02 to 09 May
Flights Sydney Dubbo SYD - DBO $150 04 May
Flights Moorabbin Merimbula MBW - MIM $354 05 to 12 May
Flights Sydney Dubbo SYD - DBO $150 01 May
Flights Sydney Dubbo SYD - DBO $150 29 April

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REX (Regional Express) (ZL/RXA)

The Australian Regional Express, also known as Rex, has its administrative headquarters at Mascot in Sydney. The airline was created when the Australiawide Airlines Consortium added Hazelton and Kendell Airlines to its operations in 2002. The group was renamed Regional Express Holdings in August 2005. As the airline expanded, finding enough qualified pilots in Australia became an issue so Rex established a cadet pilot training programme. This school, the Australian Airline Pilot Academy, is now based at Wagga Wagga Airport in New South Wales.