Great Falls Tribune: Silver Airways to offer direct flights from Helena to Billings

Silver Airways, which provides service for seven airports in Montana with subsidies from the federal Essential Air Service program, will begin offering a direct flight from Helena and Billings in May…

The move will allow Helena residents to travel by air to cities in the Bakken region. Silver Airways has flights from Billings to Glasgow, Glendive, Sidney, Miles City and Wolf Point, as well as Havre and Lewistown.

“Bringing Montanans closer together is vital to spurring the Big Sky State’s economy and creating jobs,” Sen. Jon Tester said. “Making it easier to reach eastern Montana will increase access and provide folks with needed services. I appreciate Silver recognizing this opportunity and look forward to working with other businesses looking to invest in Montana.”

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