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SECOND UPDATE: Rex Airlines has confirmed flights to and from Lismore Regional Airport will resume tomorrow, Friday 11 March, as originally announced by the Lismore City Council.

UPDATE: Rex Airlines says scheduled flights to and from Lismore Regional Airport will start when appropriate.

The Lismore City Council issued a media release earlier saying Rex Airlines would be resuming flights from Friday morning.

But Rex Airlines then contacted The Echo to advise resumption of flights wasn’t officially confirmed.

The Lismore City Council on Wednesday afternoon said it was still trying to confirm details.

EARLIER:

The Lismore City Council says flights to and from Lismore’s airport will resume tomorrow.

The council says the airport terminal is non-operational due to extensive flood damage, but a temporary passenger area has been set up.

Rex flights to and from Lismore Regional Airport.are to resume Friday 11 March with a scheduled flight departing Sydney at 7.25am and arriving in Lismore via Grafton at 9.40am.

Flights are planned on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and are planned to increase if community demand increases.

The airport is also reportedly being used by government officials, emergency services, volunteers, and those with expertise to assist with the recovery.


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