Regional Express Airlines, commonly known as Rex Airlines, is an Australian regional airline that has been serving the country since 2002. Headquartered in Mascot, New South Wales, it operates more than 1,500 weekly flights to around 60 destinations, primarily focusing on regional and rural areas. Rex Airlines is the largest independent regional airline in Australia and is renowned for its reliability and high levels of customer service. The airline has garnered several awards for its safety and operational excellence. With its comprehensive network, Rex Airlines plays a pivotal role in connecting regional Australia to the larger cities.
Rex Airlines primarily operates flights connecting regional centers to major Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide. It serves a wide array of destinations including New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, and Tasmania, covering smaller airports that are often not served by larger carriers. This makes it an essential service for many communities, facilitating both tourism and business travel.
The Rex Airlines fleet primarily consists of Saab 340 turboprop aircraft. These planes are known for their reliability and efficiency, making them well-suited for the shorter routes that Rex specializes in. The aircraft can accommodate about 34 passengers and are equipped with modern amenities to ensure a comfortable journey.
- IATA: ZL
- ICAO: RXA
Official site: www.rex.com.au