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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Big Sky Airlines

From their start in 1978, Big Sky Airlines played an important role in connecting small cities across Montana, as well as cities in Washington, Idaho, Colorado, and Wyoming during a significant portion of its existence. The regional airline was based in Billings, Montana, and was very important to the state as often times it was the only airline with routes connected to smaller cities. Just like many airlines during its time, Big Sky had its fair share of success. In…