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Qantas touches down in Mount Gambier, marking the end of a 14-year reign for REX – ABC News

Locals herald a new era for leisure and business travel in South Australia as Qantas flights to Mount Gambier begin, putting an end to a 14-year monopoly for Regional…



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The first Qantas flights have touched down at Mount Gambier’s regional airport in South Australia, signalling the end of a 14-year monopoly on the region for Regional Express (REX). 
Key points:

  • The first Qantas flight has arrived in Mount Gambier
  • It marks the end of a 14-year stretch with Regional Express as the sole carrier to service the region
  • Locals hope it will mean a boost for tourism and business travel

Dozens of locals gathered at the airport this on Sunday morning to see a Qantas plane land…

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