Gulfstream International Airlines
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.
The U.S. Department of Transportation ordered Wednesday that subsidies for Essential Air Service flights to Billings from Lewistown and Miles City will stop on July 15.
Residents of Miles City and Lewistown will continue to have government-subsidized air service, at least temporarily.
If the last hurdle can be cleared at the Helena airport, Silver Airways will start flying full-fare weekday flights from Billings to Helena on May 1.
BUTTE — Barring a late game-changer, by Feb. 10 Butte’s Bert Mooney Airport will be serviced by the oft-criticized, federally subsidized Essential Air Service program.
MISSOULA -- Missoula International Airport set a passenger record in 2011, with almost 600,000 people passing through the local terminal.
The Bakken oil boom that has turned Williston, N.D., into a chaotic circus offers Billings and Eastern Montana both opportunity and challenges, said business and community leaders who gathered Friday in Billings for an energy forum.
Montanans turned to the eastern half of the state for optimistic economic news in 2011.
Eight months after Gulfstream International Airlines started flying Essential Air Carrier routes across Eastern Montana, residents will have to get used to another name.
The new logo for Silver Airways.
Officials from Gulfstream International Airlines say they’ll carefully consider a pitch to add direct flights between Billings and Williston, N.D., the epicenter of a historic oil boom that has sent thousands of people flocking to western North Dakota and Eastern Montana.
HELENA — Support for a daily flight linking Helena with Billings is strong, a community survey shows, and local officials are working on a plan to convince Gulfstream International Airlines to add air service.
Big Sky Economic Development is seeking public input across the state in an online survey on intrastate air service.
The failure of Congress to extend funding for the Federal Aviation Administration Friday has had little impact so far in Billings and Eastern Montana.
An aerial changing of the guard takes place Sunday in the skies over Eastern Montana.
Philip LeFevre, vice president of flight operations for Gulfstream International Airlines, talks about how the airline is preparing to provide service to Eastern Montana.
Capt. Philip Le Fevre, vice president of flight operations, talks about Gulfstream International Airlines taking over the Essential Air Service routes across Eastern Montana at Billings Logan International Airport on Wednesday.
Gulfstream International Airlines Vice President Philip Le Fevre said his company's first flight starts Sunday from Havre through Lewistown to Billings. Gulfstream is taking over the Essential Air Service routes to seven cities in Eastern Montana.
Edwards Jet Center at the Billings Logan International Airport has landed the contract to perform maintenance for Gulfstream International Airlines and is finalizing the details.
Passengers with Great Lakes talk about their experience flying with the airline. Montana Essential Air Service Task Force recently recommended pulling the contract from Great Lakes and giving it to Gulfstream International Airlines, Inc. out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.