SIDNEY — With a million frequent flier miles, Elizabeth Nicodemus had seen it all, but the nine-seat Cessna 402 Cape Air she flew in from Billings to Sidney was still a rare bird.
Tim Goodridge, promoter of the Magic City Blues Festival, and Erin Hatzell from Cape Air, which will be a sponsor of the new shade sails, pose in South Park where the Saturday night show will be performed.
On a gray March day at South Park, it’s hard to imagine a hot August afternoon with thousands of people angling for shade under the giant cottonwoods at the Magic City Blues festival.
Armed robberies. Three West End businesses reported robberies in which a gunman got away with undisclosed amounts of cash.
New employees train in a Billings hangar as Cape Air begins service to Eastern Montana with nine-passenger Cessna 402 airplanes beginning Tuesday.
At top, Ed Zeglen, regional director of maintenance for Cape Air, is shown in one of the nine-passenger Cessna 402 airplanes at the Billings airport on Monday. The Massachusetts airline won the two-year contract to fly Essential Air Service routes across Eastern Montana.Above, new employees …
The first customers flying Cape Air’s inaugural flights across Eastern Montana will undoubtedly remember three things: the $49 fare; having to state their weight; and flying in a 9-passenger airplane with just one pilot.
Rural Eastern Montana flights to Billings will be provided by Massachusetts-based Cape Air beginning Dec. 10.
Glasgow, Glendive, Havre, Sidney and Wolf Point will receive direct flights to Billings via Cape Air beginning Dec. 1.
Eastern Montana towns dependent on federal Essential Air Service flights to Billings are lining up behind an East Coast airline to replace departing Silver Airways.