Rex Regional Express Flights



Cabin class:

tick Trusted Choice tick Secure Booking

Please select an airport

Select a departure date

Search & Book Flights
With Rex Regional Express

Cancellation Protection
Illness Refundable Booking Mechanical Breakdown Emergency
Trusted Choice
  • 65,000 happy customers
  • Rated 4.5 Stars. Based on 3,581 service ratings over the past year
  • Dedicated customer service team on hand to help
  • Secure payments
We are an IATA accredited agent
Pay for your flights using your PayPal account
Pay for your flights over time using Affirm
Search over 600 airlines
We accept 160 different currencies
Over 3000 customers rated us 4.4/5
Your payments are 100% safe and secure
Cancellation Protection
Illness Refundable Booking Mechanical Breakdown Emergency
Trusted Choice
  • 65,000 happy customers
  • Rated 4.5 Stars. Based on 3,581 service ratings over the past year
  • Dedicated customer service team on hand to help
  • Secure payments

Buy Rex Regional Express Flights

Cheap Rex Regional Express Reservations with Alternative Airlines

Make a Booking and Find Some Amazing Deals



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 services 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.

Looking to book REX flights? You can use the search bar at the top of the page to begin searching for flights.



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.


Domestic Destinations


New South Wales Albury Albury Airport (ABX)
Armidale Armidale Airport (ARM)
Ballina Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)
Bathurst Bathurst Airport (BHS)
Broken Hill Broken Hill Airport (BHQ)
Cooma Cooma–Snowy Mountains Airport (OOM)
Dubbo Dubbo City Regional Airport (DBO)
Grafton Clarence Valley Regional Airport (GFN)
Griffith Griffith Airport (GFF)
Lismore Lismore Aiport (LSY)
Merimbula Merimbula Airport (MIM)
Moruya Moruya Airport (MYA)
Narrandera Narrandera Airport (NRA)
Newcastle Newcastle Airport (NTL)
Orange Orange Airport (OAG)
Parkes Parkes Airport (PKE)
Sydney Sydney Airport (SYD)
Queensland Bamaga Northern Peninsula Airport (ABM)
Bedourie Bedourie Airport (BEU)
Birdsville Birdsville Airport (BVI)
Boulia Boulia Airport (BQL)
Brisbane Brisbane Airport (BNE)
Burketown Burketown Airport (BUC)
Cairns Cairns Airport (CNS)
Charleville Charleville Airport (CTL)
Cunnamulla Cunnamulla Airport (CMA)
Doomadgee Doomadgee Airport (DMD)
Hughenden Hughenden Airport (HGD)
Julia Creek Julia Creek Airport (JCK)
Karumba Karumba Airport (KRB)
Longreach Longreach Airport (LRE)
Mornington Island Mornington Island Airport (ONG)
Mount Isa Mount Isa Airport (ISA)
Normanton Normanton Airport (NTN)
Quilpie Quilpie Airport (ULP)
Richmond Richmond Airport (RCM)
St George St George Airport (SGO)
Thargomindah Thargomindah Airport (XTG)
Toowoomba Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport (TWB)
Townsville Townsville Airport (TSV)
Windorah Windorah Airport (WNR)
Winton Winton Airport (WIN)
South Australia Adelaide Adelaide Airport (ADL)
Ceduna Ceduna Airport (CED)
Coober Pedy Coober Pedy Airport (CPD)
Kingscote Kingscote Airport (KGC)
Mount Gambier Mount Gambier (MGB)
Port Augusta Port Augusta Airport (PUG)
Port Lincoln Port Lincoln Airport (PLO)
Whyalla Whyalla Airport (WYA)
Tasmania Burnie Burnie Airport (BWT)
King Island King Island Airport (KNS)
Victoria Melbourne Melbourne Airport (MEL)
Mildura Mildura Airport (MQL)
Western Australia Albany Albany Airport (ALB)
Carnarvon Carnarvon Airport (CVQ)
Esperance Esperance Airport (EPR)
Monkey Mia Shark Bay Airport (MJK)
Perth Perth Airport (PER)


Route News

Rex Airlines recently announced it was launching flights between Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne from 1st March 2021. This was pending regulatory approval and Rex would aim to have 5 to 10 jets based in Sydney or Melbourne to service these routes.

In July 2020, it was announced that REX would continue to operate the Adelaide to Kangaroo Island route until the Regional Airline Network Support (RANS) program finishes. This route is scheduled to finish on December 31st 2020, when Rex Airlines will stop all flights to the island.


Route Map

Rex Regional Express airline route map


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. Take a look at our table below to see the free baggage allowance.

Please note that wheelchairs, crutches or prosthetics for passengers with reduced mobility are not included in the baggage allowance limitations.

Rex Flex (Y) Class 1 23 kg
All Other Travel Classes 1 15 kg
International Passengers on Connecting Flight 1 23 kg
Infants 1 10 kg

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.

Dangerous goods are not allowed onboard or in the baggage hold.



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.


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.


Book Extra Legroom

Extra legroom seats are available on all Rex Regional Express flights when booking through Alternative Airlines. We allow you to purchase a seat with extra legroom at the time of booking so that you can have a more relaxed journey. Rex reserves specific seats at the front and in the middle of the plane to give passengers more space when they travel.

To buy your seat with extra legroom, make sure to select 'yes' under the 'Extra legroom seat' section when offered at checkout.


In-Flight Entertainment

Rex doesn't have an in-flight entertainment system installed on its aircraft, however, it does have in-flight magazines that are available to read on select flights.

Passengers are also welcome to bring their own personal electronic devices on-board and can be used in flight mode when the fasten seatbelt signs are switched off.



Passengers are offered light refreshments once in-flight. Although refreshments are subject to change, these usually consist of a soft or alcoholic drink and a packet of potato chips, a biscuit or another light snack.



There's no WIFI network onboard Rex Regional Express flights.


Frequent Flyer

Rex Business Flyer

Rex Business Flyer is the airline's frequent flyer program. Through Rex Business Flyer, passengers can earn points that they can collect and use to purchase future Rex Regional Express flights.

With Rex Business Flyer, for every eighteen flight sectors flown, passengers will earn two reward flights (exclusive of taxes).


Airlines Alliances

Rex Regional Express isn't a member of any airline alliance.



Rex's fleet consists entirely of Saab regional jets. The airline uses 340A, 340B and 340B+WT for its flights and has more than 50 aircraft overall.

Hub Airport

Wagga Wagga Airport

Wagga Wagga Airport is an airport southeast of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales and is the base airport for Rex Regional Express. Although Rex only flies to a small number of destinations from Wagga Wagga, the airport is where it bases its fleet. Two runways are available at the airport one is an asphalt runway and the other is a clay runway. The airport is owned by the Australian Department of Defence but leased by the Wagga Wagga City Council.

Other than Rex Regional Express, QantasLink is the only other airline to fly to/from the airport.


Alternative Airlines

Qantas logo Virgin Australia logo Airnorth Fly Corporate logo
Select a currency