News Listings for Hazelton Airlines

  • ANALYSIS: Regional airlines must choose whether to align with a major carrier or go it alone

    News | 21 Sep 2012 14:01 | David Knibb

    Many regional airlines face tough choices between independence and integration as the consolidation of major carriers prompts a rethink in business strategy
  • Rex names new chief operating officer

    News | 23 Feb 2011 02:53

    <p>Australia's Regional Express (Rex) has named its general manager of flight operations and chief pilot Chris Hine as its chief operating officer, a newly...
  • Australia's Rex loses MD

    News | 12 Nov 2007 03:52 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Australian regional carrier Regional Express (Rex) is looking to appoint a new managing director following the sudden resignation of Geoff <span class=spelle>Breust</span> who has been in the top job for nearly four years.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Rex says in a statement that <span class=spelle>Breust</span> resigned on 7 November and is currently serving out his four weeks’ notice period. The carrier claims that <span class=spelle>Breust</span> plans to retire.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>It says the board has decided that Jim Davis, chief of staff, is to be interim boss while the company takes time “to put in place a new leadership structure”.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;ms
  • Rex dropping services to South Australia mining centre

    News | 11 Apr 2007 07:46 | Nicholas Ionides

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Australian regional carrier Regional Express (Rex) is dropping services to Olympic Dam, a major mining centre in the state of South Australia.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Rex says in a statement that it will discontinue Adelaide-Olympic Dam services on 2 July as BHP Billiton, which owns the Olympic Dam airport and the Olympic Dam mining operation, awarded a charter contract for the route to another carrier it does not identify.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Rex was formed in 2002 from the former Ansett Australia subsidiaries Hazelton Airlines and Kendell Airlines. Kendell began flying to Olympic Dam, which is around 550km north of Adelaide, more than 20 years ago.</p> </div> </body>
  • Australia's Rex buys small regional carrier

    News | 01 Dec 2005 02:42 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Newly listed Australian regional carrier Regional Express (Rex) has acquired small <st1:State u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on">New South Wales</st1:place></st1:State>-based regional carrier Air Link.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>“Under the agreement, all Air Link shares will be transferred to Rex for 100% ownership of Air Link’s activities including its fleet of nine aircraft” – one Raytheon <span class=SpellE>Beechcraft</span> 1900D, five Piper Navajo Chieftains and three Cessna 310s, Rex says in a statement.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-langu
  • Australia's Rex aims to raise A$35m from IPO

    News | 05 Oct 2005 07:05 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Australia</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region>’s largest regional airline, Regional Express (Rex), has issued a prospectus for its initial public offering (IPO) which aims to raise <span class=grame>A$</span>35 million ($27 million) through the issuance of new shares and which values the airline at A$115 million.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Rex expects to list on the Australian stock exchange on 9 November after its share offer closes on 28 October, the carrier says in its prospectus, which outlines plans to issue 35 million new shares at A$1 each, increasing the total