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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.

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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”.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Rex to launch Sydney-Canberra flights this month

Regional Express certainly doesn’t seem to be intimidated by the flying kangaroo’s domestic market dominance, judging by this move.

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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.

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Rex refreshes uniforms ahead of domestic launch

The airline wanted its new uniforms to retain the essence of its signature country hospitality, thankfully sans any cowboy hats or Wrangler jeans.

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Rex reaffirms commitment to COVID-19 refunds

Unlike some other airlines that are making it difficult to get a refund during the pandemic, Rex has got its passengers’ backs.

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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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