Narromine could soon have direct flights to Sydney, after Regional Express Airlines (Rex) begin negotiations with the Narromine Shire Council.
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Rex National Airports manager David Brooksby was in Narromine on Tuesday to explore the "feasibility" of services from Narromine.
"I guess on the back of our engagement to date with Dubbo ... we're looking at alternatives or other options for air services through to Sydney," he said.
The negotiations come after ongoing "disagreement" between the airline and Dubbo Regional Council.
"There's been some disagreement in relation to security charges, and we've offered a community fare arrangement with Dubbo that was subsequent rejected by council," Mr Brooksby said.
According to Mr Brooksby the airline accommodates about 55,000 passengers a year on their services from Dubbo. He said by eliminating airport security screening, they could offer cheaper fares for passengers.
"Ultimately we see that there is opportunity for cheaper air fares if we were to move to Narromine," Mr Brooksby said.
"Currently we pay [about] $1.5 million to council, which we feel could be partially avoided with operations out of Narromine.
"We would also look at some bussing arrangements to facilitate the services."
On Tuesday Mr Brooksby said the meeting with the Narromine Shire Council was "positive", and they would be looking to make a decision by their February board meeting.
"The meeting was positive, we've got a little bit to do to, but very positive," he said.
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