June 09, 2019 at 5:00 am | By DUNCAN ADAMS Daily Inter Lake
If regional nonprofit Glacier AERO were a propeller, it would have been spinning and humming Thursday.
That’s when American Airlines formally launched new direct flights serving Glacier Park International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Chicago.
As currently planned, the direct flights to Los Angeles and Chicago will end in September and the Dallas/Fort Worth flights will continue into October.
The snagging of direct flights by American Airlines was another success for Glacier AERO (Airline Enhancement and Retention Outreach), an organization founded, nurtured and led by the region’s business community to expand and enhance airline service for the Flathead Valley.
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Julie Gates, office coordinator for Glacier Park International Airport, and Rob Ratkowski, airport director, hand out welcome bags to passengers of the American Airlines inaugural flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Glacier Park International Airport on Thursday, June 6. (Brenda Ahearn/Daily Inter Lake)