Rocky Mountain Airways Pilot Hat Badge
Denver, CO 1966-1986
The airline was founded as Vail Airways in 1963. Its first flight was on May 13, 1966 and was headquartered in Stapleton Internatonal Airport. It was sold to Texas Air Corporation/Continental Airlines in 1986. Rocky Mountain Airways served as a Continental Express air carrier in order to provide passenger feed at this major airline's hub operation in Denver at the time. Twin Otter and Dash 7 aircraft were painted in Continental's distinctive red, gold and white livery with "Continental Express" titles.