Friday, February 18, 2011

Challenger Airlines ...

Here's another airline you've probably never heard of. Challenger Airlines operated only from 1947 to 1950, with a small fleet of DC-3s that carried passengers and mail from Billings south to Salt Lake and Denver. Challenger later became part of the old Frontier Airlines, a fondly-remembered company that was the primary airline in eastern Montana until the 1980s.


  1. I flew on this airline with my father when I was small boy. Went from Billings to Salt Lake City and then on to L.A.

    Myron Pentz

  2. I became interested in the airline because I lived in Kemmerer, Wyoming as a kid -- and I was amazed to discover that a scheduled airline actually served Kemmerer for a few years! I would have never guessed ...