Rex Airlines

Rex Airlines

Rex Airlines, Mascot,, New South Wales, Australia, 1460


Phone : +61 2 6393 5550

Website : Rex Airlines

Founted : 2002

Key People : Lim Kim Hai (Executive Chairman)

About Rex Airlines

Founded in 2002, Rex Regional Express (otherwise known as just 'Rex', 'REX', or 'Regional Express Airlines') is a domestic Australian airline which is based in Mascot, New South Wales. The establishment of the airline was based on the result of a merger between two Australian airlines, Hazelton and Kendell. Rex operates scheduled regional flights to New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia and has an airport base in at least one destination in each of those territories.

Rex Regional Express is owned by Regional Express Holdings, which owns a number of airline and other aviation companies within Australia. The airline values safety, reliability and providing good services on every flight. It also strives to provide cheap fares for customers.

Rex Airlines Classes

Economy Class

Economy Class is the only cabin class that Rex offers. The cabin is comfortable and pleasant, with the airline's flight attendants on-hand to help with anything that passengers might need.


Seats give 30" of pitch and 18.5" of width, there are around 30 seats per aircraft.

On select flights, REX offers a number of extra legroom seats, which are named 'Rextra Legroom'. These seats are available to purchase at an additional cost and are sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Rex Airlines: Popular Destinations & Hubs

Regional Express Airlines flies to over 60 destinations across every major Australian territory. This includes destinations such as Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Townsville, Cairns, Doomadgee, Esperance. King Island, Lismore, Melbourne, Moruya. Newcastle, Perth, St George, Sydney, Wagga Wagga and Winton.

Hub: Wagga Wagga Airport

Rex Airlines Check-In Information

Online Check-In

Online check-in opens 48 hours before scheduled flight departure time and closes 60 minutes prior. Passengers can check-in using the Rex Regional Express online check-in page.

Prepare your booking and photo identification details in order to proceed check-in.

Passengers with reduced mobility, unaccompanied minors or travelling with carers must check-in at the airport.

Airport Check-In

If passengers can't check-in online or would prefer not to, they can check-in at the airport. This can be done by visiting one of the check-in agents at the check-in desks.

Here are the closing times for airport check-in at each airport:

  • 60 minutes before departure time at Burketown Airport
  • 30 minute before departure time at Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Queensland airports (excluding Burketown)
  • 20 minutes before departure time at regional airports in New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.

It's recommended to arrive at the airport 30 minutes before closing time at the very least.

Rex Airlines Baggage Information

Carry-On Baggage

Passengers are entitled to two small bags that must fit within the dimensions of 23 cm x 34 cm x 48 cm (9" x 13" x 19") each or one briefcase and a small bag. The combined weight of this baggage must be no heavier than 7 kg. In addition to this, passengers are entitled to bring on a personal item such as a handbag, a walking stick, infant's food, a blanket or a camera.

Infants are not given a carry-on baggage allowance unless they have their own seat.

Checked Baggage

Baggage must not exceed the overall dimensions of 140 cm (55"). The free baggage allowance weight will depend on the type of fare that the passenger has purchased.

Excess baggage can be added to your booking when booking with Alternative Airlines subject to an extra charge. Any baggage exceeding 32kg will be accepted as air freight instead of checked baggage. This is due to health and safety regulations. Excess baggage may be travelling on the next available flight if the flight lacks capacity.

Frequently Asked Questions (Faqs)

Rex flies within Australia, to domestic and regional destinations. Domestically, the airline connects major cities, including Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, and the Gold Coast. These are flights which connect interstate cities/destinations. The carrier also operates an extensive regional network, flying from the major cities to destinations within each state. For example, within New South Wales, Rex flies to Grafton, Parkes, Bathurst, and many other destinations within the state.

Yes, you can book Rex flights through an online flight search and booking site that makes it easy to find the flights you're after. We ticket all the major carriers, and many of the smaller regional airlines, that operate within Australia.


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