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Ravn becomes 2nd air carrier to serve Dillingham and King Salmon

  • Author: Carey Restino, Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman
  • Updated: December 13, 2017
  • Published December 13, 2017

Dillingham and King Salmon residents looking to fly somewhere on Valentine's Day — or any time afterward — will get a sweetheart of a deal as a second airline enters the region's airways.

Ravn Alaska announced Tuesday it would begin flying to the region on Feb. 14, competing with PenAir. Flights will leave from Dillingham at 8:55 a.m. on weekdays and 6:45 p.m. daily and return from Anchorage to Dillingham at 7 a.m. weekdays and 4 p.m. daily on a Bombardier Dash-8 with space for 29 passengers.

King Salmon will see service to Anchorage at 9:55 a.m. weekdays and 5:45 daily and return flights from Anchorage at 7 a.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m. daily.

Ravn will offer an introductory rate of $149 one-way on tickets purchased through Dec. 20 for travel between Feb. 14 and March 9. The regular ticket price will be $199 one-way from Dillingham and $169 one-way from King Salmon for seats purchased online 21 days in advance.

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