Government funding for Australian airline Rex is not favoritism: Chairman

The Executive Chairman of Australian airline Regional Express, Lim Kim Hai, defended his firm receiving more government relief than Virgin Australia and Qantas combined, after opposition politicians claimed it showed political favoritism. As Australia's largest regional carrier, he says Rex's funding shows the emphasis of the Morrison government in ensuring that "the bush" is not cut off as a result of the pandemic.
Sun, May 17 20209:12 PM EST