Rex gains more routes

THREE new Queensland air routes will start in January with Regional Express.
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The Queensland government awarded Rex the rights to service regional Queensland, adding three extra routes to the two routes the airline holds in the state.

Rex network strategy and sales general manager Warrick Lodge said the airline was prepared to take on and provide service to 16 new Queensland airports.

“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,” he said.

“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 January 1.

“Our team have been liaising with the local communities and have made two visits to each of the 16 new ports on the

routes.”

The five regulated routes provided by Rex are:

■Northern 1 Route from Townsville to Winton to Longreach and return.

■Northern 2 Route from Townsville to Hughenden to Richmond to Julia Creek to Mount Isa and return.

■Gulf Route from Cairns to Normanton to Mornington Island to Burketown to Doomadgee to Mount Isa and return.

■Western 1 Route from Brisbane to Toowoomba (Brisbane West Weelcamp) to St George to Cunnamulla to Thargomindah and return.

■Western 2 Route from Brisbane to Toowoomba (Brisbane West Wellcamp) to Charleville to Quilpie to Windorah to Birdsville to Bedourie to Boulia to Mount Isa and return.

Mr Lodge said the team was also looking forward to launching a new service between Cairns and Townsville from January 3.

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