Australian aviation suffered 41pc drop in passenger numbers for December, says ACCC
Australia’s domestic airlines are gradually recovering from historically low passenger numbers, but the ACCC says snap border closures continue to create challenges for the industry.
ASIC places restrictions on Rex, as airline gets green light from CASA for domestic flights
by Huntley Mitchell
Despite ASIC’s decision, Rex says it “maintains a different view” from the corporate regulator on its disclosure of the airline’s domestic plans.
Virgin Australia’s former sales boss resurfaces at Rex
Ever wondered where all those Virgin execs who quietly left the airline earlier this year are now? Well, we’ve tracked down one of them.
Rex shows off new aircraft livery, as Sydney-Melbourne flights go on sale
The airline’s capital city assault is gathering steam, with some fresh aircraft decals and cheap fares set to send a shiver down the spines of Qantas and Virgin execs.
Rex seals $150m funding deal for launch of capital city operations
The regional airline is one step closer to being a fully-fledged domestic airline, thanks to the generosity of an Asian investment firm.
Rex signs letters of intent on six leased 737s for domestic routes
Rex’s ambitions of becoming a domestic route competitor to Qantas and Virgin are becoming a reality. Next step: a team song.
Federal government extends airline support measures
by Christian Fleetwood
The execs over at Qantas, Virgin and Rex have all let out a collective sigh of relief following this announcement from Mr McCormack.
Aviation Wrap: Rex in line for $150m of funding, Velocity’s ‘Double Points’ campaign + MORE
We can’t promise this week’s Aviation Wrap is all good news, but at least Rex shareholders and Velocity Frequent Flyers have something to cheer about.
Regional flying to return to normalcy within two years, says Rex chairman
by Huntley Mitchell
Rex is banking on a much swifter return of regional flying than domestic or international, which isn’t exactly surprising given Australia’s current border situation.
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