Fly Roundtrip, Anchorage to Dutch Harbor, beginning November 16
Reservations opened today for Aleutian Airways’ Saab 2000 service between Anchorage and Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Non-stop service on Aleutian begins November 16, and flights can be booked at flyaleutian.com or online travel agency sites and through local travel agents.
“It’s a big day for us and for the community,” said Wayne Heller, CEO and President. “The journey to get here has been a long and challenging process, but we are officially open for business and ready to provide best in class service to our guests traveling to and from Dutch Harbor over the up-and-coming holidays and into the busy A season.”
The airline will initially offer roundtrip service Monday-Friday and increase service levels from Anchorage to Dutch Harbor on December 26. Non-refundable fares start as low as $659 one-way, with a refundable ticket set at $939. Each passenger is allowed one personal item and one checked bag under 50 lbs. at no additional charge.
The following route is in effect November 16-December 23:
- Depart Anchorage at 7:15 a.m.
- Arrive in Dutch Harbor at 9:45 a.m.
- Depart Dutch Harbor at 10:45 a.m.
- Arrive in Anchorage at 1:00 p.m.
An updated schedule will be released in the coming weeks.
Aleutian’s service to the area, powered by Sterling Airways, marks the return of the Saab 2000, with its safe and faster non-stop service for travelers. Charter flights can be booked to most major destinations throughout Alaska and the Aleutian Islands at flyaleutian.com/charter.
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About Aleutian Airways
Aleutian Airways, operated by Sterling Airways, is a joint venture between several veteran airline investors and operators including Wexford Capital, McKinley Alaska Private Investment and Alaska Seaplanes, to answer the community’s need for airline service to the Aleutian Islands as well as other destinations throughout Alaska.
About Sterling Airways
Sterling Airways, a portfolio company of Wexford Capital LP, has the mission to set a new standard in aviation. Led by a team of experienced airline professionals, Sterling provides the highest level of safety, customer service and professionalism in the industry. For more information visit flysterling.com
About Wexford Capital LP
Wexford is an SEC-registered, value-oriented multi-strategy investment firm that has been capturing risk-adjusted returns across public and private markets since its inception in 1994. The firm has offices in West Palm Beach, FL Greenwich, CT, and Oklahoma City, OK. Wexford maintains a highly opportunistic approach to investing, centered on buying quality assets at attractive prices. The transportation sector, and in particular the airline industry, is one of Wexford’s core areas of expertise. Wexford has a long track record of investing in the airline industry, such as founding and driving the transformation of Republic Airways into a regional airline with over 200+ modern regional jets. For more information, visit www.wexford.com
About McKinley Alaska Private Investment
McKinley Alaska Private Investment is an Anchorage-based private investment firm using proven and reliable investment experience paired with Alaska connectivity to identify private equity, venture capital, and direct lending opportunities in or for the benefit of Alaska. McKinley Alaska is part of the McKinley Management, LLC family of companies including McKinley Capital Management, LLC and McKinley Research Group, LLC. For more information, visit mckinley-alaska.com
About Alaska Seaplanes
Founded in 1997, Alaska Seaplanes operates from its hub in Juneau, connecting 14 communities with passenger and cargo service on a year-round basis, utilizing both floatplane and IFR wheel plane service. For more information, visit www.flyalaskaseaplanes.com