With great fanfare and ceremony, air services to Snowy Mountains Airport commenced on the 23 March with the inaugural flight from Sydney for REX flight ZL735
A traditional water cannon welcome was just the start of the celebrations and in the presence of VIPs and plenty of local dignitories a cake was cut and the first passengers made ready for the return flight.
Chairman of Snowy Mountains Airport, Kevin Blyton said "The availability of regular year round flights to and from Sydney will provide an important link for the people of the Snowy Mountains"
A special launch fare of just $99 one way has been made available and can be booked at www.rex.com.au
Some conditions do apply.
REX Deputy Chairman, John Sharp; Member for Monaro, Hon. John Barilaro and Snowy Mountains Airport Chairman, Kevin Blyton cut the cake to welcome the new air service.
Full details of the launch and schedule can be found here.