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Great Lakes Airlines pulling out of Dickinson: Flying company ends 21-year partnership

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

After a 21-year partnership, Great Lakes Airlines will no longer offer service to and from Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport.

Making the announcement at the March meeting of the Dickinson Airport Authority Commission on Thursday, airport manager…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SkyWest awarded contracts for Devils Lake, Jamestown

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Devils Lake and Jamestown will have air service connecting the towns with flights to Denver, members of the North Dakota congressional delegation announced Thursday.
SkyWest Airlines, based in Utah, was awarded the contract to serve the cities under…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Great Lakes Airlines to discontinue air service to Jamestown, Devils Lake starting Feb. 1

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Jamestown Regional Airport Manager Matt Leitner announced this morning that Great Lakes Airlines will be discontinuing service to Jamestown Regional Airport and Devils Lake Regional Airport effective Feb. 1.

Leitner said the airline anno…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Airport Authority supports SkyWest

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority is recommending the U.S. Department of Transportation accept the bid from SkyWest Airlines to provide passenger air service starting on April 1.
Airport Authority Chairman Jim Boyd said Monday he thinks the S…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Airport Authority supports SkyWest

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority is recommending the U.S. Department of Transportation accept the bid from SkyWest Airlines to provide passenger air service starting on April 1.
Airport Authority Chairman Jim Boyd said Monday he thinks the S…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Now boarding: Despite a booming airline business, Dickinson losing customers to Bismarck

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson’s Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport may be losing customers to the Bismarck Airport, but business is still booming, officials said. Continue Reading

No-frills air carrier is filling in gaps

May 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Devils Lake, Thief River Falls carrier specializes in serving small marketsA little-known airline with a fleet of tiny planes is making its mark at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, snapping up routes to towns that legacy carriers have abandoned. Continue Reading

Great Lakes Airlines will start nonstop flights, from Thief River Falls to Twin Cities, in May

April 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Thief River Falls will get nonstop flights to the Twin Cities beginning May 17. That’s the day Great Lakes Airlines will replace Delta Air Lines as the community’s passenger air carrier, according to Joe Hedrick, manager of Thief River Falls Regional Airport. Continue Reading

Dickinson airport’s numbers soaring; up 81 percent

December 13, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport has experienced an 81 percent increase in passengers over last November, according to a North Dakota Aeronautics Commission press release issued Tuesday.
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Gov’t pays for empty flights to rural airports, including Glendive, Mont.

August 11, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

On some days, the pilots with Great Lakes Airlines fire up a twin-engine Beechcraft 1900 at the Ely, Nev., airport and depart for Las Vegas without a single passenger on board. And the federal government pays them to do it.
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