Rex Airlines accuses Qantas and Virgin Australia of “plundering” their pilots

The Chief Operating Officer of Australia’s third largest airline, Regional Express (Rex), has published an open letter blaming Qantas and Virgin Australia for poaching it’s pilots, leading to a regional airline pilot shortage. Rex, which also owns regional airlines Pel-Air and AirLink, opened the Australian Airline Pilot Academy 10 years ago to increase it’s pilot…