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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Cape Air Replacing Aircraft Fleet in Montana

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Cape Air, which provides seven flights from Billings to rural Eastern Montana, is adding a new model of commuter airplane to replace the airline's aging fleet of Cessna 402s.  The first flight in Montana on the new Tecnam P2012 Traveller...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

CDC Updates Travel Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People to a "Low-Risk Activity"

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This morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC considers someone to be fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the last required dose of the COVID-19 vac...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Airport Requesting Bids on 2021 Fiber Optic Installation Project

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Sealed bids entitled "2021 Fiber Optic Installation" for the City of Billings Logan International Airport will be received by the Billings City Clerk, P.O. Box 1178, Billings, Montana 59103, or via e-mail at  bids@billingsmt.go...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

U.S. Department of Transportation - "Mask Up" Initiative

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"Mask Up" Initiative - Wearing Face Masks While on Transportation Conveyances and at Transportation Hubs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order  on January 29, 2021, requiring the wearing of masks b...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

COVID-19 Testing for Travelers

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This week in a Media Release, RiverStone Health announced it started offering COVID-19 molecular testing designed to meet the 72-hour deadline for travelers who need a negative test before departure to certain destinations.

The travelers test costs $111 an...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

COVID-19 Testing Sites in Billings

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As travel restrictions related to COVID-19 continue to change, passengers are increasingly being required to provide proof of negative COVID-19 tests.  Travelers are urged to check with both the airline they are traveling on and the destination t...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Negative COVID Test Required to Fly Into the United States From All International Locations

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Effective January 26, 2021, all international air passengers (ages 2 and above) will be required to obtain a negative COVID test result within three (3) days before their flight to the United States departs and provide written documentation of their viral...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

American Airlines Adds New Direct Seasonal Service to Chicago

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American Airlines recently announced, new direct seasonal service between Billings and Chicago O'Hare beginning June 3, 2021 and running through September 7, 2021.  This service will operate daily leaving Billings at 1:45 p.m. and arriving in Chi...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Allegiant Air Adds New Direct Seasonal Service to Portland

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Allegiant announced today, new direct seasonal service between Billings and Portland, Oregon, beginning May 7, 2021 and running through August 16, 2021. This service will operate on Fridays and Mondays. Flight times can be found on Allegiant's We...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

TSA to Implement Executive Order Regarding Face Masks at Airport Security Checkpoints

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WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will implement provisions of President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel by requiring travelers to wear face masks wh...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Airport and MET Transit to Enforce Federal Mask Requirement

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The Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued an Order on January 29, 2021 mandating the wearing of masks by individuals utilizing public transportation. This requirement was issued to implement and enforce the January 21, 2021 Presidential Executive Order ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Montana's REAL ID Deadline is Quickly Approaching

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If using a Montana driver's license as identification to board a flight, be sure to check if it is a REAL ID-compliant license.

Current, unexpired Montana drivers’ licenses or IDs that are  not REAL-ID compliant will be accepted...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Alaska Airlines Announces Revisions to its Policy on Service Animals on its Flights

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Following recent changes to U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) rules, Alaska Airlines will no longer accept emotional support animals on its flights. Effective Jan. 11, 2021, Alaska will only transport service dogs, which are specially tra...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

U.S. Department of Transportation Revises Regulations on Transporting Service Animals by Air

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The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it is revising its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on the transportation of service animals by air.  The final rule addresses concerns raised by individuals with disabilities, airlines...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Montana's REAL ID Deadline is Quickly Approaching

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If you use a Montana driver’s license for identification when you fly, be sure to check if it is a REAL-ID compliant license.

Current, unexpired Montana drivers’ licenses or IDs will be accepted by the Transportation Security Administra...

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