Previously, the airline’s policy, still active on 27 July, was to simply make them available on request, along with hand sanitizer.
In this episode of the Australian Aviation Podcast, hosts Phil Tarrant and Adam Thorn discuss whether airlines and airports should be airing their dirty laundry in public.
Rex has responded by denying any wrongdoing and said it “welcomed scrutiny” and “encouraged Sharp Airlines to lodge a formal complaint”.
The new comments come after Qantas decided to take on Rex for the popular service, which Rex branded “anti-competitive” behaviour.
The airline says it only needs to raise $30 million to expland, and is so confident the target will be met that it's starting preparations "in earnest”.
After Regional Express chose to publicly spruik its plan to compete with major carriers on capital city routes, the company could face millions in fines. On 12 May, Rex deputy chairman John Sharp announced to The Australian Financial Review that the company was seeking $200 million to fund the move, without giving prior notice to