fiona.png
spreads (20).gif

Rex continues flights into Moruya, for now

Rex Airlines has confirmed it will continue its Sydney-Moruya flight schedule for now.

This follows the airline’s withdrawal from the Sydney-Merimbula route on Friday, and Qantas announcing plans to fly into Merimbula from December.

Eurobodalla Council’s General Manager Dr Catherine Dale said Rex were considering their options.

“We’ve spoken with Rex this afternoon and that conversation will continue in the coming days as they work through how this new situation might impact Moruya flights,” she said.

The Council owns Moruya Airport, and the partnership struck between the two organisations in 2015 had seen passenger numbers grow by 20 percent until Covid travel restrictions hit in March. Nineteen flights per week are down to three.

“We have a very positive partnership with the airline that resulted in increased passenger capacity and lower fares for the Moruya route,” Dr Dale said.

“Pre-Covid, Rex were offering daily return flights that allowed residents, business travellers and medical professionals to get to and from Sydney in a day. We look forward to that essential service continuing as we establish the new normal,” Dr Dale said.


COMMENTS : Due to the risks associated with comments from unidentified contributors that expose The Beagle to possible legal actions under the NSW Defamation Act 2005 No 77 anonymous or Nom de Plume comments will not be available unless the author is known to the editor by way of a verified email address or by association.

Others who provide their REAL NAME (first name AND Surname) and a verifiable email address (it won't be published) are invited to comment below. (yes it is a pain but please comply - it would be a  shame to see your comment deleted)

Those contributors KNOWN to us and verified may continue to use their First Name or Nom de plume for ease. The primary need for all of this is due to traceability should a legal action arise.

If you need anonymity email us via our normal or encrypted email accounts


Please note that if you are looking for a previous comment that is no longer visible please contact us.