History of Ravn Alaska
Ravn Alaska is a regional airline that operates and serves passengers across Alaska. It was founded in 1948 with its headquarters located in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. Founded by Carl Brady, who worked on a mapping contract with the US government, it started its operations as Economy Helicopters in 1948. In the following years, Economy Helicopters changed its name as Era Helicopters until they saw an opportunity to fly passengers that starts on May 1983. Era Helicopters formally changed its name to Era Aviation in 1988. In the year of 2009, Era Aviation was acquired by the parent company of Hageland Aviation and Frontier Flying Service, rebranding their group as Era Alaska. In January 2014, an effort has been made to change the name again to decrease confusion and distinguish themselves from companies that are named Era. The Era Alaska group was renamed Ravn Alaska and Era Airlines was changed to Corvus Airlines. Hageland Aviation and Frontier Flying Service, both kept their names and operate now as Ravn Connect.
Ravn Alaska Fleet
Ravn Alaska has a fleet size of 10 De Havilland Dash 8-100 aircraft. The fleet has a maximum passenger capacity of 37.
Ravn Alaska Interesting Facts
Ravn Alaska is the largest regional airline of the state of Alaska and is a vital connection for Alaskans traveling to and from small villages, urban centers, and regional hubs. It also transports, not only passengers but US mail, packages, and essential supplies as well.
Flying with Ravn gives passengers more intimate experience while traveling as most of their passengers are local, or friends and families of the crew. Having your flight scheduled with Ravn Alaska cut down your travel time which will help you explore more parts of the state, as navigating the road system will take you longer than traveling by air.
Ravn Alaska Flight Status: Arrival and Departure
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Ravn Alaska Destinations
Ravn Alaska flies to over 115 destinations in Alaska and growing including Anchorage, Aniak, Barrow/ Utqiagvik, Bethel, Cordova, Deadhorse/ Prudhoe Bay, Fairbanks, Galena, Homer, Kenai, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, St. Mary’s, Unalakleet, and Valdez. The airline operates more than 400 flights every day across Alaska.