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Regional airline Rex will launch extra services and new planes for country routes in South Australia and NSW.
The move by Regional Express (Rex) comes almost a year after low passenger numbers forced it to scrap flights between Canberra and Melbourne.
The airline said on Wednesday about 376 more seats would be available each week on flights between Adelaide and Mount Gambier in SA, with another 210 seats on services between Adelaide and Whyalla.
Capacity from Mount Gambier to Melbourne would increase by 15 per cent, while a new 34-seat SAAB 340 would be added to the airline's SA fleet.
Extra flights would operate for services from Adelaide to Ceduna in SA, and Sydney to Griffith, Mildura, Wagga Wagga and Orange in NSW.
Last week, the airline announced a new service between Sydney and Armidale.
Rex community relations general manager Peter Leate said on Wednesday the boost in capacity was due to more passengers.
"Rex's passenger numbers in South Australia have continued to increase since the introduction of the 34-seat SAAB aircraft on the Mount Gambier and Whyalla routes last year," he said.
Mr Leate said the extra seats would help bring down the cost of fares and give passengers more choice between flights.
Rex was formed in 2002 following a buy-out and rebranding of former Ansett subsidiaries, Hazelton and Kendell Airlines.
The airline quit its Canberra-Melbourne route last year and threatened to stop flights from the national capital to Sydney unless it received more government patronage.
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