Regional Express says King Island in Tasmania will be the 38th regional centre to be part of the airline’s community fare scheme.
Regional Express (Rex) says it is bracing for tough times ahead amid a deteriorating global economy after reporting a small rise in net profit for 2018/19.
Regional Express has shrugged off rising oil prices and geopolitical tensions to post a 7.7 per cent improbement in net profit for the 2018/19 first half.
Australia’s major carriers Jetstar, Regional Express, Qantas and Virgin Australia have pledged to support farmers battling the drought.
Regional Express has reported a 34% lift in profit and expects double-digit growth in the current year despite higher oil prices and pilot shortages.