28 February 2016 © David Eyre
Regional Express (Rex) commenced operations in Western Australia today, with flights to Esperance and Albany.
The first Rex service was to Esperance, operated by Saab 340B VH-ZRE, which departed Terminal 2 and took off from runway 21 at 2:27pm as flight ZL2375, arriving in Esperance at 3:47pm.
The second Rex service and the first to Albany was operated by VH-ZLF, which took off at 4:13pm as flight ZL2131, arriving in Albany at 4:59pm.
Their third aircraft, VH-ZRZ, did not enter service until 3 March 2016.