Category Archives: Montana

And Montana is out…

When I wrote about Silver pulling out of Montana a few weeks ago, I was expecting a few more bidders – the DOT released the bids today and its NOT a pretty picture.  Great Lakes and Cape Air are the … Continue reading

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As the prop spins..

Well this is fresh off the press — apparently Silver Airways will NOT be bidding to continue flights at its Montana operations.  The routes were originally awarded to Gulfstream Airlines back in 2010 to the tune of about $10 million … Continue reading

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And 2 more bite the dust…

Today, the U.S. DOT allowed Silver Airways to discontinue service to Lewistown and Miles City, Montana.  These two markets were linked to Billings with 12 flights a week in Beech 1900 aircraft.  The reason:  both markets exceeded the $1,000 per … Continue reading

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Follow up

Special thanks to Trish Lorino at Cape Air for filling me in on another market that has broken 10,000 passengers a year – MARION, ILLINOIS – to the mix.   This must make Doug Kimmel and those folks very happy as … Continue reading

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As the dust settles…

The former Delta Connection markets in the Upper Midwest are finding Great Lakes in a position to do what it can to make it work. Great Lakes has announced a few interesting routes – unsubsidized – such as Pierre to … Continue reading

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