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Rex wins workforce development awards

written by | April 14, 2014
Rex has picked up four awards from the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC). (Seth Jaworski)
Rex has picked up four awards from the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC). (Seth Jaworski)

The Regional Express (Rex) Group has been recognised by the Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) for its innovative approach to workforce development.

The airline won four awards in total including the Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development Award (Aviation) which recognised its innovative approach in the development of the Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA).

“It is pleasing to see that the substantial investment Rex is making in training airline pilots in Australia through AAPA is being appreciated. Rex is also building up the pool of airline engineers by accepting over 15 apprentices every year,” Rex director Chris Hine said.


“We hope we have set an example for other airline operators to invest in our industry’s future for the long term.”

Also recognised was one of the AAPA’s cadets, Carl Riseley, who was the recipient of the Rex Cadet Program (batch 11) Chairman’s Award, and who won the 2014 TLISC Trainee of the Year Award.

The Rex Group also picked up two Highly Commended Awards, one for the airline in the Chairman’s Award category, and the other by an AAPA instructor, Scott Gregory, in the Trainee of the Year category.

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