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Today marks the first day of jet operations for regional airline Rex; the airline was created in 2002 after the merger of regional airlines Hazelton and Kendell, both subsidiaries of the now-defunct Ansett Australia.
It was an exciting experience to be a part of the inaugural service between Melbourne and Sydney today. The airline provided coffee from local brand St Ali one of the first pioneers who defined specialty coffee in Melbourne back in 2005. Also, breakfast boxes were offered to everyone before boarding consisting of scones and jam.
As with any new airline launch, there was plenty of fanfare with media and avgeeks participating in the first flight.
Rex announced new routes from Melbourne to the Gold Coast (29 March), Sydney to the Gold Coast (1 April), as well as Melbourne to Adelaide (31 March) with some great airfare