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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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Is former Virgin CEO Paul Scurrah set to fly back to Rex?

by Huntley Mitchell

Paul Scurrah has been laying low since exiting Virgin late last year, but the speculation wheel has started to turn around his next role.

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“A classic Rex tantrum”: Qantas hits back at criticism of its regional strategy

by Huntley Mitchell

Forget the Qantas-Virgin rivalry and grab the popcorn for this one between the flying kangaroo and Rex.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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