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Rex buys five leased Saabs

written by australianaviation.com.au | May 12, 2011
Rex has purchased five Saabs it had on lease.

Regional Express (Rex) has announced its has purchased five Saab 340Bs already in its fleet which it had leased from Saab Aircraft Leasing.

“Rex have had these five aircraft on a very long lease from Saab Aircraft Leasing and now that the lease period have come to completion we took the opportunity to purchase these aircraft,” said Rex chief operating officer Chris Hine on May 6. “The Saab 340s are very economical and are true workhorses, so these five aircraft will continue to provide sterling service on the Rex regional network.”

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