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“Committed” Rex considers third route

Friday, 2nd March, 2012

Regional Express said it would do everything in its power to prevent flights to and from Broken Hill being cut in the face of rising costs.

It might even establish a new service to Melbourne, said Rex’s General Manager of Network Strategy, Warrick Lodge.

Mr Lodge said other centres may have flights reduced or cancelled due to falling passenger numbers and rising fuel costs.

He said an agreement with BH City Council, which provided certainty of airport charges for the next five years, meant Rex considered flights to and from Broken Hill differently.

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