Rex initiates services in Queensland

first_imgRegional Express (Rex) has commenced three new Queensland regulated routes on 1 January 2015.The move comes after the Queensland State Government awarded Rex all five regulated routes that it applied for in a competitive tender process in October 2014.The five regulated routes include Townsville to Winton to Longreach and return, Townsville to Hughenden to Richmond to Julia Creek to Mount Isa and return, Cairns to Normanton to Mornington Island to Burketown to Doomadgee to Mount Isa and return, Brisbane to Toowoomba (Brisbane West Wellcamp) to St George to Cunnamulla to Thargomindah and return, and Brisbane to Toowoomba to Charleville to Quilpie to Windorah to Birdsville to Bedourie to Boulia to Mount Isa and return.Rex general manager network strategy and sales Warrick Lodge, said that Rex staff has worked hard to obtain the Area Air Operator’s Certificate (AAOC).“The Rex team has worked tirelessly over the past 10 weeks to ensure that the new regulated air services to 16 new Queensland airports can commence on 1 January 2015,” Mr Lodge said.“Our team have been liaising with the local communities and have made two visits to each of the 16 new ports on the routes. We look forward to continuing to build these relationships as services commence.”“Rex is honoured to be selected by the Queensland Government to deliver these essential services that provide critical linkages between Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville to 20 regional communities that span the entire state.”Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wisemanlast_img

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