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Rex and Qantas enter costly dispute over Wagga airspace | The Daily Advertiser

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A fight over Wagga’s airspace has turned ugly, with Regional Express accusing Qantas of muscling in on its routes in a “predatory” move that could cost both companies millions of dollars. On Monday, Rex deputy chairman John Sharp slammed Qantas for introducing new services to regional airports, including a Wagga to Melbourne QantasLink service due to start in April. IN OTHER NEWS: Mr Sharp there were barely enough customers for one service, with Rex’s Wagga to Melbourne flight attracting just 152 passengers in the last four weeks. Qantas chief executive John Gissing hit back at Mr Sharp’s “tantrum”, saying that Rex too was expanding its services into capital cities off the back of millions of taxpayer dollars. Mr…



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