Rex Airlines has simply taken the supply of the ninth Boeing 737-800NG plane in its fleet. The airplane took a ferry flight from Changi Airport in Singapore, the place it had been present process a routine heavy upkeep inspection and portray and landed in Brisbane late on Friday evening.
The airplane, which will probably be put into service subsequent month and given the registration quantity VH-8JS, will permit the airline to inaugurate a brand new route between Adelaide and Brisbane on 30 October.
This most up-to-date addition to the fleet intently follows Rex’s eighth Boeing 737-800NG, which started service on 15 August. It will allow Rex additional to develop its home presence all through Australia’s capital cities. There are presently ten home routes provided by Rex, linking main cities and well-liked vacationer spots in 5 totally different states.
Based on the provision of plane, Rex plans to extend the scale of its home fleet by two extra Boeing 737-800NG planes by the top of the present monetary yr.
“Australians are crying out for an airline like Rex that has over 20 years of safe, reliable service delivered with heartfelt country hospitality and integrity,” Rex Deputy Chairman, the Hon John Sharp AM stated.
“Besides being persistently Australia’s most dependable airline, we’re proud that in COVID, we refunded each passenger who requested a COVID-related refund. We even despatched six reminders to journey brokers, asking them to provoke refunds for passengers who booked straight by means of them.
“We didn’t promote tickets for phantom flights in a bid to reinforce money movement. We additionally didn’t retrench any employees throughout COVID. On the opposite, we have been aggressively recruiting for our home operation. We don’t ever gouge our passengers even on routes the place we’re the
sole operator and we don’t squat on precious airport slots by gaming the system,” added Mr Sharp.
“We are confident that with the continued growth of our network, more and more Australians will experience and switch to the only true Australian carrier they can trust and rely on.” Mr Sharp added.
Rex is Australia’s largest impartial regional and home airline, working a fleet of 58 Saab 340 and 9 Boeing 737-800NG plane to 57 locations all through all states in Australia.
In addition to the airline Rex, the Rex Group includes wholly-owned subsidiaries Pel-Air Aviation (air freight, aeromedical and constitution operator), the Australian Airline Pilot Academy with campuses in Wagga Wagga and Ballarat and propeller upkeep organisation, Australian Aerospace Propeller Maintenance.
Rex can be a 50% shareholder of National Jet Express (NJE), a premier Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) constitution and freight operator.