The first service by Rex was today 1-January-2015 with the inaugural Western 2 service being operated by Saab SF340B VH-ZRH departing Brisbane shortly after 09:15AEST as ZL5662 to Wellcamp.
This also marked the first service by Rex to Wellcamp, and the first of the regulated route services to Wellcamp, with Skytrains having previously serviced Toowoomba airport.
|Rex Saab SF340B VH-ZRC at BNE in 2013
ZL5662 services the Western 2 route of Brisbane - Mt Isa via Toowoomba (Wellcamp) - Charleville - Quilpie - Windorah - Birdsville - Bedourie - Boulia
Today also saw the first Rex services on Northern 1 Longreach - Winton - Townsville & Gulf flights from Cairns - Mt Isa via Normanton - Mornington Island - Doomadgee