Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 24 Aug 2018
Total posts 16
I'd be interested to test current perceptions around Rex as a business travel option.
And an article form The Guardian for context: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jul/05/rex-airline-denies-claims-of-rust-on-planes-propeller
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 01 Mar 2012
Total posts 185
If Rex was really that bad CASA would have stopped then from flying. While their aircraft maybe on the old side they have operated relatively without incident for a long time. They are trusted by defence and other organisations. I would take what is the quickest route.
Member since 13 Sep 2013
Total posts 110
Read news.com.au and you will believe that your Rex flight will drop out of the sky.
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
Anything reported in News Corp, I would take with a grain of salt.
Member since 24 Oct 2018
I have other reasons I try to avoid REX mostly to do with luggage limits and past experiences with luggage being damaged.
Member since 14 Jun 2013
Total posts 109
Member since 07 Dec 2014
Total posts 46
Rex is a bit of a strange beast (take a look on their website's investor relations annual reports and the strange titles they give them ... 2007/08 is titled "Annus Horribilis", 2008/09 is "Annus Horribilis II", 2013/14 is "Last Man Standing" etc).
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