Jan 4, 2011 8:17 PM by KXLH
Montana is known as Big Sky Country, and now it will be featured in the big sky, as Delta Air Lines is highlighting the Treasure State in the January edition of Sky magazine.
Governor Brian Schweitzer and representatives from Delta Air Lines unveiled the magazine at a news conference in Helena on Tuesday.
Schweitzer noted, "This is a tremendous opportunity to showcase Montana to the world. We are thrilled to have partnered with Sky Magazine to bring the magic of Montana to their more than 5 million readers."
The Montana feature showcases the state's strong fiscal position and high rankings from the National Chamber of Commerce.
The magazine also features Q & A sections with famous Montana residents, including Tom Brokaw, Jack Horner, Bryon Wilson and Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow. The article also highlights RightNow Technologies, the Montana Brewers Association, Montana State University and the University of Montana.
Sky Magazine is available on-board all of Delta Air Lines' 13,000 daily flights, online at deltaskymag.com, and in select bookstores throughout the United States and Canada.
Sky magazine's Montana feature focuses on the state's economic development, tourism and quality of life.
In addition, it features key civic and business leaders and individuals making a difference in Montana.