Regional Express, Rex, has reported that its unaudited management accounts for December have continued to show profitability for its domestic Boeing 737 jet operations, reporting a profit before tax (PBT) of AU$4.0 million improving from the AU$1.9 million in October and AU$2.8 million in November. This makes the fourth consecutive month that the domestic jet operations have been overall profitable since the jet operations resumed in February 2022.
The regional Saab 340 operations were still loss-making at a PBT level in December, however, EBITDA for the month came in at AU$1.4 million making it the fourth consecutive month the regional operations have been cash-flow positive since COVID.
The entire Rex Group showed an operational profit for the third consecutive month, with the underlying PBT for December coming in at AU$3.7 million, the highest since COVID. PBT for the months of October and November were AU$0.8 million and AU$3.1 million respectively. (£1.00 = AU$1.75 at time of publication)