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REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

Ben SandilandsMar 20, 201785 Comments

A SAAB 340 similar to the REX plane did lose a propeller in similar circumstances 26 years ago

Will A4ANZ lobby seek third runway for Melbourne Airport?

Will A4ANZ lobby seek third runway for Melbourne Airport?

Ben SandilandsMar 9, 20177 Comments

Don't expect the new airline lobby to bust airport parking rip-offs, but they may force runway and airspace upgrades

How a glider and a regional turbo-prop nearly hit over Orange

How a glider and a regional turbo-prop nearly hit over Orange

Ben SandilandsSep 8, 20165 Comments

Gliders and airliners keep just missing each other at country airports and the ATSB spells out the risks in this close call earlier in the year

REX turbo-prop confused coal loader for airport in Newcastle stuff up

REX turbo-prop confused coal loader for airport in Newcastle stuff up

Ben SandilandsMar 13, 201517 Comments

The ATSB report also recounts other incidents in which airports have not been correctly visually identified by approaching airliners, including the 1989 incident in which an Austral

Vague minister, generous airline, Pel-Air issues mount up

Vague minister, generous airline, Pel-Air issues mount up

Ben SandilandsJan 22, 20155 Comments

Amazing and inexplicable coincidences have come to light involving party political donations from REX, the owner of Pel-Air, in 2012, after a fierce internal disagreement had broken

Why Wellcamp Airport is REALLY important

Why Wellcamp Airport is REALLY important

Ben SandilandsNov 17, 201428 Comments

The opening of Wellcamp airport, way ,way ,way to the west of Brisbane today, ought to strike fear into the heart of those who push grossly inflated prices for new transport infrast

Qantas keeps its roots alive in Queensland airline services

Qantas keeps its roots alive in Queensland airline services

Ben SandilandsOct 15, 20143 Comments

Qantas continues to fly regular links between towns in Queensland where its story began in 1920 as a result of the state government's latest review and tender processes for its regu

REX to Armidale is about more than competition

REX to Armidale is about more than competition

Ben SandilandsMar 3, 20147 Comments

There is a non-airline industry aspect to REX announcing it will start flying between

Qantas  'relief' to come <em>after</em> the next bad news day

Qantas 'relief' to come after the next bad news day

Ben SandilandsFeb 14, 201414 Comments

Will the Abbott Government find itself endorsing support for a Qantas which might, for example, announce multi billion dollar asset sales, like part of the frequent flyer program, or the Jetstar franchise?

REX asked for Govt help, but what about Pel-Air victims?

REX asked for Govt help, but what about Pel-Air victims?

Ben SandilandsFeb 11, 20145 Comments

There is something very rotten about the Pel-Air crash, the treatment of its victims, and the conduct of CASA and the ATSB in relation to their respective duties to the public and to air safety.

Is Qantaslink at risk, and how much does it matter?

Is Qantaslink at risk, and how much does it matter?

Ben SandilandsJan 8, 20142 Comments

Anthony Albanese embraced the Qantas giveaway to Emirates, but now worries about foreign threats to Qantaslink? Very odd

Qantaslink sets out to prove a point about Moree

Qantaslink sets out to prove a point about Moree

Ben SandilandsDec 20, 20136 Comments

Hot on the heels of REX announcing it will bid for the Moree flights

REX to bid for some Brindabella routes

REX to bid for some Brindabella routes

Ben SandilandsDec 20, 2013

No sooner written than done. REX is goi

REX expansion adds to pressure on Sydney Airport

REX expansion adds to pressure on Sydney Airport

Ben SandilandsSep 1, 201315 Comments

Call it crazy, but REX ain't leaving Sydney Airport, and there is a solution to keeping promises to the bush and making the airport work more efficiently.

REX puts the bite on Qantas and Virgin over profits

REX puts the bite on Qantas and Virgin over profits

Ben SandilandsAug 31, 20121 Comment

Want a strong share price and the missing magic ingredient, a dividend, in your Australian airline stocks? REX or Regional Express, is the answer.

Regional Express chairman 'insults' angry customer

Regional Express chairman 'insults' angry customer

Ben SandilandsJul 30, 20128 Comments

Regional Express chairman Lim Kim Hai runs a much admired and very successful airline, but has a public relations calamity on his hands after correspondence between himself and an u

ATSB smothers serious REX incident in obscurity

Ben SandilandsJun 26, 201210 Comments

In another case of keeping a very serious aviation incident away from media attention the ATSB has buried its investigation of how a REX SAAB 340 taxied into the path of a smaller aircr

REX cancels frequent flyer program blames Gillard Labor Govt

Ben SandilandsJun 8, 20125 Comments

Australia's largest stand alone regional airline, REX or Regional Express, has cancelled its frequent flyer loyalty program and blamed the Gillard Government for bringing it to the verg

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