Rex Orange County’s Asia tour in support of ‘Pony’ album has been cancelled

English singer-songwriter Rex Orange County’s Asia tour has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The British musician was scheduled to tour in support of his 2019 album ‘Pony’ in Singapore, Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, Tokyo and Seoul earlier this May, but had to postpone the tour following the COVID-19 outbreak.

The artist’s team have now confirmed that the tour is being scrapped altogether for the same reason: “We have tried very hard to plan for the future amongst the continuing global health crisis, but it has become clear that we’re unable to reschedule the PONY Asia tour dates to a new period that we are fully confident will go ahead.

“So it’s with deep regret that we have to cancel the Rex Orange County dates in Asia. We will look to plan a new tour when shows can go ahead again and travel is possible.”

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Regional airline Rex using downturn to challenge Qantas, Virgin

By Jamie Freed

SYDNEY (Reuters) – As Virgin Australia shrinks to survive the pandemic, tiny Regional Express Holdings Ltd (Rex) <REX.AX> is picking up some of its larger rival’s planes and staff on the cheap – and attracting investors who see profit in the high-stakes plan.

A Boeing Co <BA.N> 737 leasing deal announced on Wednesday is the latest step in Rex’s gamble to take on Qantas Airways Ltd <QAN.AX> and Virgin starting with Sydney-Melbourne, the world’s fifth-busiest domestic route before the pandemic.

The move by Rex, until now an operator of ageing 30-36 seat turboprops, is a rare example of an airline expanding into new markets as the pandemic cripples air travel.

Shares in Rex and charter operator Alliance Aviation Services Ltd <AQZ.AX> have risen this year as investors look for counter-cyclical growth stories. Rex’s shares reached a one-year high on Thursday.

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Australia’s Rex signs deals to lease six 737 planes for planned Sydney-Melbourne route

SYDNEY, Sept 30 (Reuters)Regional Express Ltd (Rex) REX.AX said on Wednesday it had signed provisional deals with two lessors for six Boeing Co BA.N 737 planes as part of its plan to expand beyond regional flights to launch jet services between major Australian cities.

The flights would compete against those offered by the country’s dominant airlines, Qantas Airways Ltd QAN.AX and Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd VAH.AX, from March 1, 2021 at a time when they are struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rex Deputy Chairman John Sharp said in a statement the airline planned for three of the jets to be deployed on the Sydney-Melbourne route from March, with another two entering service by Easter.

“From there, Rex will continue to grow the domestic fleet in line with the return of passenger demand and hopes to see its fleet of 737-800 NGs to reach 10 by

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‘Poking the bear’: Regional airline Rex using downturn to challenge Qantas, Virgin

SYDNEY (Reuters) – As Virgin Australia shrinks to survive the pandemic, tiny Regional Express Holdings Ltd (Rex) is picking up some of its larger rival’s planes and staff on the cheap – and attracting investors who see profit in the high-stakes plan.

FILE PHOTO: A Regional Express airlines SAAB 340 plane is sprayed with water as its sets off for its first flight from Canberra during a ceremony August 6, 2002. REUTERS/The Canberra Times/Graham Tidy MDB/JD/File Photo

A Boeing Co 737 leasing deal announced on Wednesday is the latest step in Rex’s gamble to take on Qantas Airways Ltd and Virgin starting with Sydney-Melbourne, the world’s fifth-busiest domestic route before the pandemic.

The move by Rex, until now an operator of ageing 30-36 seat turboprops, is a rare example of an airline expanding into new markets as the pandemic cripples air travel.

Shares in Rex and charter operator Alliance Aviation

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Cam Newton, Rex Burkhead, Patriots Cruise Past Derek Carr, Raiders for Win | Bleacher Report

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates his touchdown pass to running back Rex Burkhead (34) in the first half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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The New England Patriots relied on rushing and defense to earn a 36-20 Week 3 win over the Las Vegas Raiders.  

Cam Newton earned his second win in three starts for the Patriots, but he had only one touchdown in an otherwise quiet game. Instead it was Rex Burkhead who scored three times as part of a rushing attack that totaled 250 yards on the day to hand Las Vegas its first loss of the season.

The Raiders were coming off a surprising upset victory over the New Orleans Saints last week, but they couldn’t keep it going even without fans at Gillette Stadium. The franchise hasn’t had a victory in Foxborough since 1994.

Derek Carr had a 119.4 quarterback rating, but it didn’t tell the story, as the Patriots defense was dominant in a bounce-back showing after getting torched by Russell Wilson in Week 2.

      

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