Rex launches three times weekly Adelaide-Port Augusta service

    Regional Express (Rex) announced (26-Jul-2017) plans to launch three times weekly Adelaide-Port Augusta services from 11-Sep-2017. Rex will utilise Saab 340 equipment on the route and operate on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, subject to regulatory approval, providing up to 10,000 seats a year. Rex GM of network strategy and sales Warrick Lodge stated: “Rex is extremely pleased to be in a position to resurrect a regional air service for Adelaide-Port Augusta following the exit of Sharp Airways on 31-May-2017. Rex understands that the air service is a vital link for Port Augusta and we look forward to working in partnership with the Port Augusta City Council and the South Australian Government to ensure that the air service is sustainable”. [more – original PR]