Alaska Air Cargo is adding two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its dedicated freighters serving the company’s namesake state, increasing the fleet from three to five aircraft by 2023.
After years of overseeing rocket launches from Kodiak Island, airplanes are no problem for Craig Campbell.
The state-owned Birchwood Airport in Chugiak could become property of the Municipality of Anchorage, in order to better address local needs.
To structure routes for its international spin-off Northern Pacific Airways, Ravn Alaska is partnering with Planitas, a specialist in airline revenue analytics.
To better serve Bristol Bay communities, Grant Aviation is joining forces with Tanana Air Service and Shannon’s Air Taxi, all operating under the Grant Aviation name.
The new venture for out-of-state air travel by Ravn Alaska’s sister brand is beginning to take off. Northern Pacific Airways has purchased its first Boeing 757, plus another five in various stages of acquisition, with the goal of connecting Anchorage to the Lower 48 and Asia sometime next year.
Comprised of little more than a roughly 3,300-foot-long runway, an apron, and a small terminal, rural airports ensure year-round access to residents and tourists and keep communities supplied with goods, equipment, and other everyday essentials.
Governor Mike Dunleavy said, “Alaska is open for business and with nearly $1 billion of developments planned for ANC, we expect this economic hub for the state to keep growing.”
Northern Air Cargo General Manager Gideon Garcia shares his insight on how UAA’s aviation programs are supporting the state’s workforce and businesses.
This March, Alaska Airlines is scheduled to start welcoming guests on its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Currently, Alaska Airlines don’t have a MAX in its fleet, but expects delivery of the first plane in January, followed by several more throughout 2021.