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Rex to Add Daily Flights Between Melbourne and Hobart From August 17, 2023

Rex will launch daily service between Melbourne and Hobart starting August 17, 2023. Last week, the carrier also announced the launch of direct flights between Adelaide and Sydney from June 29, 2023.

Rex Boeing 737-800NG - Courtesy Rex

On Thursday (June 8, 2023), Rex announced the launch of new daily service between Melbourne and Hobart starting August 17, 2023. Flights will depart Melbourne at 12:15 and arrive in Hobart at 13:30, while the return flights will depart Hobart at 14:15 and arrive back in Melbourne at 15:30. T he schedule also provides good connections for flights to/from Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. Flights on the Melbourne-Hobart route are now available for booking with one-way Economy Class fares from $79 and one-way Business Class fares from $349. With the delivery of two additional Boeing 737s, Rex also announced last week the launch of new service between Adelaide and Sydney from June 29, 2023.

In Thursday’s announcement, Rex’s Deputy Chairman, the Hon. John Sharp AM, said,

“Hobart is one of the world’s greatest tourist destinations which we are delighted to add to our network. Our long-standing commitment to Tasmania spans more than 40 years through our regional airline services. For too long, Hobart has had to endure sky-high airfares because of capacity constraints and price gouging by our competitors. Our new service will provide passengers with affordable fares delivered with Rex’s trademark country hospitality and reliability.”

Rex is Australia’s largest independent regional and domestic airline. The carrier operates a fleet of 61 Saab 340s and nine Boeing 737-800NGs, serving 58 destinations throughout all Australian states. The Rex Group also includes wholly-owned subsidiaries Pel-Air Aviation (an airfreight aeromedical and charter operator) as well as two pilot academies, Australia Airline Pilot Academy in Wagga Wagga and Ballarat. Rex is also a 50 percent shareholder of National Jet Express (NJE), a premier Fly-in-Fly-Out (FIFO) charter and freight operator.

Source: Rex Airlines


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