Rex extends suspension of services and stand-downs, mandates vaccinations for frontline staff
Rex is set to become the first Aussie airline to have all of its frontliners fully vaxxed… for COVID, that his. We’ve got no idea if they’ve had their tetanus shot.
Rex reports $4.9m full-year loss, extends suspension of services and stand-downs
by Huntley Mitchell
Rex’s negative result for FY21 wasn’t quite as bad as last year’s. In fact, the airline’s boss reckons it performed “relatively well”.
Flight Centre launches online help hub for travellers, signs deal with Rex
The travel juggernaut is continuing to level up in preparation for that eventual bounce-back in demand.
Virgin and Rex follow Qantas in standing down staff
The bosses of Virgin and Rex are both flipping the bird at COVID after being forced to stand down staff.
Rex lawyers up to take on Qantas over “predatory and anti-competitive” behaviour
If you thought the rivalry between Qantas and Virgin was fierce, Rex is proving to the national carrier that it’s not to be taken lightly either.
Domestic border restrictions force Rex to cut capacity
And, to make matters even more complicated, the airline is expecting a couple more aircraft to join its domestic fleet very soon.
Rex scraps break-even forecast for FY21, as Melbourne lockdown bites
The airline’s bean counters have been forced to revisit their FY21 guidance with a red pen.
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.
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