Other News for Big Sky Airlines

  • Mesa returns Beech turboprops, reaches settlement with Big Sky


    <P><A href="http://www.mesa-air.com/">Mesa&nbsp;Air Group</A> returned 14 of its 34 Beechcraft 1900D aircraft to <A ...


  • Chalks’ seaplane rebuild continues as commuter certification is revoked


    The first of four Grumman Mallard amphibious aircraft owned by Chalks Ocean Airways could be airborne by the end of the...


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  • Mesa returns Beech turboprops, reaches settlement with Big Sky

    News | 21 May 2008 16:00 | Megan Kuhn

    <P><A href="http://www.mesa-air.com/">Mesa&nbsp;Air Group</A> returned 14 of its 34 Beechcraft 1900D aircraft to <A href="http://www.raytheon.com/">Raytheon&nbsp;Aircraft Company</A> and Raytheon Aircraft Credit Corporation on 16 May.</P> <P>Ten aircraft had been flown by now defunct Big Sky Airlines and four had been flown by <A href="http://gulfstreamair.com/">Gulfstream&nbsp;International</A>.</P> <P>The Phoenix-based regional airline operator also reached a settlement agreement last week with Big Sky parent <A href="http://www.mairholdings.com/index.asp?Type=NONE&amp;SEC={645A8389-E471-42F3-AFF3-7CA4803719F4}">MAIR&nbsp;Holdings </A>over payments of the10 aircraft Big Sky leased from Mesa.</P> <P>Mesa asserted that Big Sky defaulted on lease payments of roughly $4.8 million after Big Sky ceased operations on 8 March. </P> <P>Big Sky’s parent disputed the Mesa default notice, and filed a complaint against Mesa in federal court, where the matter was resolved. Terms of the sethttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mesa-returns-Beech-turboprops-reaches-settlement-with-Big-Sky-223987/
  • Big Sky and Air Midwest to shut down

    News | 22 Jan 2008 15:42 | David Field

    Rising fuel prices have forced two small but well-known US regional operators out of business permanently. Big Sky Airlines shut down in January after a...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Big-Sky-and-Air-Midwest-to-shut-down-220990/
  • USA’s Raytheon Beech 1900 pull-down in full swing

    News | 21 Jan 2008 12:47 | Mary Kirby

    The Raytheon Beech 1900 turboprop is playing a quickly-diminishing role in US scheduled service as a trio of operators wind down operations, and another...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAs-Raytheon-Beech-1900-pull-down-in-full-swing-220932/
  • Chalks’ seaplane rebuild continues as commuter certification is revoked

    News | 23 Oct 2007 14:20 | Mary Kirby

    The first of four Grumman Mallard amphibious aircraft owned by Chalks Ocean Airways could be airborne by the end of the first quarter 2008, after a lengthy...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chalks-seaplane-rebuild-continues-as-commuter-certification-is-revoked-218396/
  • Chalks to resume seaplane services

    News | 18 Sep 2006 23:00 | Mary Kirby

    Carrier plans February restart with Mallard fleethttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chalks-to-resume-seaplane-services-209056/
  • Mesaba grabs Big Sky

    News | 01 Nov 2002 00:00

    <p>Mesaba Aviation, which flies as a Northwest Airlink feeder, has taken over the long-troubled turboprop operator Big Sky Airlines for $3.5 million. Mesaba insists that Big Sky's fleet of 15 19-seater turboprops will be operated separately to Mesaba.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mesaba-grabs-Big-Sky-156700/