Big Sky Airlines annouced today it will offer new, non-stop service between Portland and Missoula, with continuing service to Bozeman. The service is only offered on Saturdays and Sundays... obviously designed for vacation travelers who plan to spend a full week in Montana. Fares start at $175 round-trip... very low for the route.
Portland to Missoula
Departs 11:55am Arrives 2:40pm
Missoula to Portland
Departs 10:25am Arrives 11:25am
The flight is operated by a Raytheon Beechcraft 1900 aircraft... seating 19 passengers.
Here's the press release from Big Sky:
June 7, 2006
New Service from Big Sky Airlines will connect passengers from Portland to Missoula
Summer is here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and our EASYFARES and get out there and explore. Big Sky Airlines announces new weekend service from Portland, OR to Missoula, MT as well as one stop service to Bozeman, MT starting June 24, 2006. With weekend EASYFARES as low as $175 to Missoula and $185 to Bozeman there is no reason not to travel. Big Sky's EASYFARES are available on every seat, and every flight, with no minimum stay requirements, or advance purchase.
You can even purchase an EASYFARE right up to departure time. Big Sky Airlines makes travel easy and affordable.
* EASYFARES are one way and include excise tax. PFC charges and security taxes are not included.
Fred deLeeuw, Big Sky's President said, "With the summer travel season upon us we are excited to offer more travel options for the weekend traveler."
For reservations and flight information, call 1-800-237-7788. For arrival and departure information contact the Bozeman Ticket counter at 406-388-5018.
Big Sky Airlines currently serves 22 cities in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Wyoming. Big Sky Airlines operates as a code sharing and frequent flier program partner with Alaska/Horizon Air, Northwest Airlines and America West/USAir, which allows customers the convenience of traveling with one ticket, through baggage checking and economical through fares to destinations throughout the world. Big Sky Transportation Co. is a wholly owned subsidiary of MAIR, Holdings (NASDAQ: MAIR).