01.14.16

Daines Applauds American Airlines Expansion to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Steve Daines today applauded the announcement that American Airlines will expand their air services to the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport and create an additional travel route for Montanans.

“This is exciting news for the Bozeman community and the thousands of Montanans who rely on Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport for reliable air travel,” Daines stated. “This new partnership with American Airlines won’t just increase options for Montanans, but will also make it easier for Montanans to access global destinations at lower costs.  It will further open Bozeman’s door to economic opportunities and job creation, unlocking markets for Montana small businesses."

American’s service to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) will be operated by its American Eagle regional partners, using Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft, which offers customers the choice of up to 12 First Class seats, Main Cabin Extra seats with more legroom and Wi-Fi on select aircraft. Seasonal flights will operate daily beginning June 2.

Daines has been working to expand air service for Montanans and has been in communication with American Airlines CEO Doug Parker regarding American Airlines’ new route. In August, Daines held a roundtable discussion at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport to discuss Montana’s aviation issues. 

Additional details about the new route is as follows:

Departs DFW 

Arrives BZN 

10:15 a.m.

12:13 p.m.

Departs BZN

Arrives DFW

1:02 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

More information regarding the expansion is available here.

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