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Posted on: July 21, 2021

TSA Hiring Part-Time and Full-Time Transportation Security Officers at Multiple Airports in Montana

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hiring for part-time and full-time positions for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) in multiple airports in Montana.  A guide to the TSO Application Process contains a step-by-step descript...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

TSA Reminds Passengers to Remain Calm and Respectful at Security Checkpoints

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As America continues to recover from the pandemic and vaccination rates rise, the Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are excited to welcome the traveling public back to the nation’s transportatio...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Department of Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Deadline

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The Department of Homeland Security is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023 due to circumstances resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The pandemic has impacted states' ability to issue REAL-ID compliant d...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

CDC, TSA and DOT Issue Joint Statement on Continued Mask Mandate for Transportation

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CDC, TSA and DOT issued  a joint statement this evening to clarify that mask requirements remain in place for airports, air carriers, and surface transportation. The agencies released the statement to raise awareness for the general public in lig...

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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: May 6, 2021

Allegiant Air Begins Direct Seasonal Service

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Summer seasonal flights are set to kick off this week at the Billings Logan International Airport, with Allegiant Air starting the direct seasonal Portland service May 7. Additionally, Allegiant will start Los Angeles seasonal service on May 28 and the se...

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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: 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: 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 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: 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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