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.