REX Welcomes Their Eighth B737 Jet To Their Fleet
Rex Airways 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 night time.
The airplane, which can 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 would allow Rex additional to develop its home presence all through Australia’s capital cities. There are presently ten home routes supplied by Rex, linking main cities and well-liked vacationer spots in 5 totally different states.
Based mostly on the provision of plane, Rex plans to extend the scale of its home fleet by two extra Boeing 737-800NG planes by the tip of the present monetary 12 months.
“Australians are crying out for an airline like Rex that has over 20 years of protected, dependable service delivered with heartfelt nation hospitality and integrity,” Rex Deputy Chairman, the Hon John Sharp AM mentioned.
“Moreover 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 immediately by them.
“We didn’t promote tickets for phantom flights in a bid to boost money movement. We additionally didn’t retrench any workers throughout COVID. Quite 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 useful airport slots by gaming the system,” added Mr Sharp.
“We’re assured that with the continued development of our community, an increasing number of Australians will expertise and change to the one true Australian provider they will belief and depend on.” Mr Sharp added.
Rex is Australia’s largest unbiased 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.
Along with 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 Upkeep.
Rex can also be a 50% shareholder of Nationwide Jet Specific (NJE), a premier Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) constitution and freight operator.