Rex & Delta Air Lines Announce Partnership
2 MAY 2022 ASX RELEASE REX AND DELTA AIR LINES ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP Rex today announced it had signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Delta Air Lines , the leading global airline. The LOI confirmed the parties’ intention to enter into a ‘ definitive commercial agreement ’ . The final agreement will see Rex and Delta providing reciprocal interline ticketing and baggage services to each other commencing during the third quarter in 2022 . “This is a milestone moment for Rex and our passengers. Rex is delighted to forge a partnership with America’s most awarded airline. Our tie - up with Delta will help boost the post - COVID return of long - haul international travel,” Rex Deputy Chairman, the Hon John Sharp AM, said. Delta operates over 4,000 flights a day to more than 2 75 destinations on six continents and has served as many as 200 million customers annually . Delta’s world - class customer experience and operational reliability were recognized by J.D. Power, Fortune's World ’s Most Admired Companies, the Wall Street Journal, and Business Travel News, among many others. “ Delta will not only connect international travellers on Rex’s trunk domestic routes, but could also allow them easy access to Rex’s expansive network of over 60 routes throughout regional Australia , ” the Hon John Sharp AM continued . Rex’s passengers will be able to connect seamlessly on Delta’s daily, non - stop flights between Sydney and Los Angeles, a frequency which will increase to 10 flights a week beginning December 1 8 , 2022, and from there to nearly 50 cities in the U.S. “ R e x will be a valued partner that will bring additional connectivity and geographic reach to both airlines , ” said Delta’s Vice - President – A lliance Partner Development, Jeff Arinder . “ We look forward to welcoming more customers to our flights from Sydney to the U.S. and providing a world - class customer experience in the air and on the ground.” This announcement is authorised by Mr Lim Kim Hai , Executive Chairman, Regional Express Holdings Limited. Rex is Australia’s largest independent regional and domestic airline operating a fleet of 60 Saab 340 and 6 Boeing 737 - 800 NG aircraft to 62 destinations throughout all states in Australia. In addition to the airline Rex, the Rex Group comprises wholly owned subsidiaries Pel - Air Aviation (air freight, a eromedical and charter operator) and the two pilot academies, Australian Airline Pilot Academy in Wagga Wagga and Ballarat. Rex Media Contact : +61 402 438 361, email@example.com
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