Cape Air opens operations in Montana

Nation's largest commuter airline adds a half dozen more cities
CapeAir is now flying in "Big Sky Country".

Cape Air takes off again, this time in "Big Sky Country"

Largest commuter airline adds a half dozen more cities

The Ravalli Republic in Hamilton, Montana reports that Cape Air has begun servicing that state which is known as "Big Sky Country".

From a new hub in Billings, Montana, Cape Air will operate daily, year-round flights to five regional communities proclaiming "We're your wings in Eastern Montana."

The Hyannis-based airline began flying in Montana on Tuesday to Glendive, Glasgow, Sidney, Havre, and Wolf Point from its new Billings hub.

Andrew Bonney, Cape Air’s vice president of planning, said, “At this point, we are the country’s largest commuter airline. By the end of the year, we’ll be serving 45 airports".

Cape Air carries 735,000 passengers a year on over 500 flights per day to 45 destinations in the U.S. and overseas. The employee-owned Cape Air employs 893 people and has 50 in Montana.

In addition to its U.S. routes, Cape Air have operations in Puerto Rico, Guam and other islands in Micronesia.

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