Crowley Fuels and Ravn Air Group Sign Long-Term Contract

9th August, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Crowley Fuels and Ravn Air Group Sign Long-Term Contract

Crowley Fuels, LLC, and Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”) announced today that the two companies have executed a long-term contract to provide aviation fuel and services to Alaska’s largest regional airline, headquartered in Anchorage.

The new agreement expands on the existing Crowley/Ravn relationship, which began in 2010. In addition to providing aviation fuel to Ravn, under the terms of this new contract, Crowley will provide on-site, into-wing fueling services – supplying 100 LL AvGas and additized Jet A – to Ravn’s commercial aircraft in Bethel, Nome, Kotzebue, St. Mary’s, Galena and Aniak, streamlining the fueling process, and enhancing Ravn’s ability to serve its customers through optimized operations. Crowley Fuels is also providing heating oil and gasoline to these six Ravn locations with opportunities to expand services to other locations in the state.

“We are extremely proud to provide Ravn with expanded commercial fuel services and support,” said Crowley’s Rick Meidel, vice president and general manager. “Throughout the term, Ravn will see efficiencies and improved fuel services optionality. We are also excited to help enhance Ravn’s fuel quality and control processes, which will allow Ravn to focus on the other critical operational aspects of their aviation business. We look forward to this next step in our long-term relationship with one of Alaska’s most tenured aviation companies.”

“In our pursuit to create a world-class airline and be the carrier of choice in Alaska, we are excited about our long-term partnership with a leader in the Alaska fuel industry, which will accelerate Ravn’s ability to better serve Alaska’s transportation and logistics market,” said Steve Jackson, Ravn’s chief financial officer. “As Alaska’s hometown regional airline, this agreement helps drive operational and cost efficiencies, to the benefit of the thousands of Ravn passengers who travel across our great state.”

Including nearly 10 million gallons of aviation gasoline and 16 million gallons of jet fuel, Crowley is a leader in the Alaska fuel industry, providing transportation, distribution and sales of petroleum products to aviation, residential, industrial, and other commercial customers in about 280 communities across the state. The company also provides liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales, distribution and engineering services primarily in Alaska, the Caribbean and Central America. Other Crowley business units in Alaska support the energy industry on the North Slope with summer sealifts of large production modules, offshore engineering, and various marine transportation services.

Supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of nearly 70 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day from hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St. Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. The airline provides passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska.

About Crowley 
Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 126-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides marine solutions, energy and logistics services in domestic and international markets. Crowley operates under four business units: Crowley FUELS, a fuel transportation, distribution and sales division that also provides liquefied natural gas (LNG) and related services; Crowley LOGISTICS, a singular ocean liner and logistics supply chain division; Crowley SHIPPING, which encompasses ownership, operations and management of vessels, including tankers, container ships, tugboats and barges; and Crowley SOLUTIONS, which focuses on government services, including vessel management for government agencies, as well as engineering, project management, naval architecture through its subsidiary Jensen Maritime, and marine salvage and emergency response through its 50 percent ownership in Ardent Global. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found at http://www.crowley.com.

About Ravn Air Group 
Ravn Air Group is proud to be Alaska’s largest regional airline. Headquartered in Anchorage and supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of almost 70 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day (almost 3,000 flights a week) from hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St. Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. The airline provides passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska. Ravn also has interline airline agreements with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines to carry their passengers across the state. Passengers may participate in Ravn Alaska’s FlyAway Rewards program for all Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flights or accrue Alaska Airlines miles on select Ravn flights. For more information on how to buy tickets or reserve charter flights visit flyravn.com, fly-ravn.com/charter-a-flight, or call 800-866-8394.

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6th February, 2018 / Posted in Announcements

 

 

Ravn Selects New Senior Vice President of Flight Operations

23rd July, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Ravn Selects Top Airline Operations, Safety, and Regulatory Expert to be New Senior Vice President of Flight Operations

Anchorage, Alaska – Dave Pflieger, President & CEO of Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”), Alaska’s largest regional airline, today announced that Deke Abbott, an airline operations, safety, and regulatory expert, will be joining Ravn Air Group’s new world-class leadership team. This final addition will complete the Ravn executive team reorganization that began under Mr. Pflieger’s direction last September.

“We are thrilled to have Deke join our airline,” said President & CEO, Dave Pflieger. “Operating with a ‘one Ravn’ mindset, Deke will be responsible for Flight Operations across both Ravn Alaska and Ravn Connect. Under his leadership, we will continue to drive a strong safety and compliance culture, and take our company to even greater heights.”

An experienced airline pilot, flight instructor and regulator, Abbott joins Ravn from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), where over nearly the past decade, he was responsible for the operational oversight of FAR part 135 airlines as well as setting operating policy for the FAR part 121 carriers. Prior to joining Ravn, Deke was the acting FAA Deputy Regional Administrator for Alaska, based in Anchorage.

Prior to that role, Abbott was the FAA’s Manager of the Polaris Certificate Management Office (CMO), which is responsible for the direct oversight of all operational and maintenance aspects of seven different FAR Part 135 commercial carriers in the state of Alaska. Before his time in Alaska, Abbott also served as Branch Manager, AFS-220 in Washington D.C., responsible for setting operating policy for all FAR Part 121 airlines in the U.S.

“Under Dave’s leadership, I’ve been extremely impressed with Ravn’s new “safety-first” focus and commitment to full compliance, transparency, and cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation, FAA, and the NTSB, and the company’s desire to far exceed all regulatory requirements,” said Abbott. “I very much look forward to joining the company and continuing the great work being done to make Ravn the industry-leading airline serving our great state.”

“With Deke’s experience at the FAA, and intimate knowledge of flying in this state, it’s an enormous compliment and vote of confidence that he has chosen to join our company,” Pflieger said. “His expertise and experience will further accelerate our safety and regulatory efforts, and our goal to be the safety leader in Alaska commercial aviation.”

About Deke Abbott
A highly experienced airline Captain/Chief Pilot, flight instructor, and government manager, Deke joins Ravn from the FAA, where over nearly the last decade, he was responsible for operational oversight of Part 135 carriers and setting operating policies for U.S. Part 121 airlines. While at the FAA, Deke was the acting Deputy Regional Administrator for Alaska. Prior to that, among other assignments, Deke was the FAA’s Manager of the Polaris Certificate Management Office (CMO), which is responsible for the direct oversight of seven different FAR Part 135 commercial carriers, including  the largest FAR Part 135 commercial carrier in the state of Alaska. Additionally, while at the FAA, he also held positions as acting Flight Standards Deputy Division Manager for Alaska; Branch Manager, AFS-220, responsible for setting operating policy for U.S. FAR Part 121 airlines; and Aviation Safety Inspector, AFS-220. Abbott is an FAA licensed multi-engine airline transport pilot, commercial pilot and certified flight instructor. Prior to his tenure at the FAA, he was a Captain and Chief Pilot for Comair, Inc., a FAR Part 121 air carrier. A decorated United States Marine, Deke was a member of 2nd ANGLICO (Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company) and served as a Firepower Control Team Chief. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a Member of the Royal Air Force Club in London, England. Deke holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire.

About Ravn Air Group
Ravn Air Group is proud to be Alaska’s largest regional airline. Headquartered in Anchorage and supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of almost 70 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day (almost 3,000 flights a week) from hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St. Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. Recently, Ravn also announced service to Dillingham and King Salmon. The airline provides passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska. Ravn also has interline airline agreements with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines to carry their passengers across the state. Passengers may participate in Ravn Alaska’s FlyAway Rewards program for all Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flights or accrue Alaska Airlines miles on select Ravn flights. For more information on how to buy tickets or reserve charter flights visit flyravn.com,  flyravn.com/charter-a-flight, or call 800-866-8394.

Ravn Recruits Top Airline Executive as New Senior Vice President of Maintenance

29th June, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Ravn Recruits Top Airline Executive as New Senior Vice President of Maintenance

Anchorage, Alaska – Dave Pflieger, President & CEO of Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”), Alaska’s largest regional airline, today announced that Mark Swearingin, a seasoned airline maintenance executive, will be joining Ravn’s new leadership team.

“We are thrilled to have Mark on board,” said President & CEO, Dave Pflieger. “With a ‘One Ravn’ mindset, Mark will oversee Technical Operations across both Ravn Alaska and Ravn Connect. I am confident that he will not only help take our airline to the next level in safety and operational excellence, but also help us grow our world-class airline.”

With a proven track record in optimizing maintenance operations and performance, Swearingin has held leadership positions with major airlines and air transport companies for the past 37 years. Prior to joining Ravn, Swearingin was VP, Technical Operations for Atlas Air Cargo, where he was responsible for all technical operations and supply chain activities for the world’s largest 747 passenger and cargo airline, serving 432 cities and 123 countries. Previously, he held similar positions at Midwest Airlines, US Airways, and Northwest Airlines.

“I’m extremely excited to join the Ravn team,” said Swearingin. “It’s an honor to be a part of such an experienced airline executive team that is so focused on building a safety and operational culture of excellence.”

Prior to Atlas, Swearingin served as EVP, Technical Services for Air Canada, a $600 million aircraft maintenance business with 2,200 employees and global customer base. While at Air Canada, he developed business strategies and operational efficiencies that saw a $24 million annual profit on the heels of an $18 million annual loss.

“Given Mark’s wealth of experience and his record of success, I have no doubt he will be able to fast-track our implementation of maintenance best practices and standardized processes across both our Ravn Alaska (Part 121) and Ravn Connect (Part 135) certificates,” added Pflieger.

About Mark Swearingin

Mark has 37 years of experience working with major carriers and air cargo companies, with a proven track record in optimizing operations and organizational performance. Mark was VP, Technical Operations at Atlas Air Cargo for 10 years. There Mark managed three separate airline certificates and a $262 million budget. Under Mark’s leadership, the company saw a 40% improvement in on-time departures and achieved a 25% reduction in unit cost. Mark has also held leadership positions at Air Canada, SH&E Air Transport Consultancy, Midwest Airlines, US Airways and UPS Airways. Mark has a BS from Purdue University and credentials in Leadership and Core Process Redesign from Bellarmine University.

About Ravn Air Group

Ravn Air Group is proud to be Alaska’s largest regional airline. Headquartered in Anchorage and supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of almost 70 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day (almost 3,000 flights a week) from hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St. Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. Recently, Ravn also announced service to Dillingham and King Salmon. The airline provides passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska. Ravn also has interline airline agreements with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines to carry their passengers across the state. Passengers may participate in Ravn Alaska’s FlyAway Rewards program for all Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flights or accrue Alaska Airlines miles on select Ravn flights. For more information on how to buy tickets or reserve charter flights visit flyravn.com, flyravn.com/charter-a-flight, or call 800-866-8394.

Ravn Announces New Lower Fares Across Entire Ravn Connect Network

21st June, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Ravn Announces New Lower Fares Across Entire Ravn Connect Network to the Benefit of Alaskan Communities

Anchorage, Alaska – Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”), Alaska’s largest regional airline, today announced new lower fares across its entire Ravn Connect network. The new Ravn Connect fares are up to 12% cheaper, with savings up to $50. The new fares can be booked seven days prior to departure and will be available on all Ravn Connect routes, which service over 110 communities across the state. *

“We are excited to offer lower prices across our entire Ravn Connect network, bringing greater value to all the villages and communities we fly to,” said Chief Commercial Officer, Derek Shanks. “Air travel is an essential way of life here in Alaska and our priority at Ravn is to connect our valued customers as affordably and conveniently as possible, especially to our more remote destinations.”

Earlier this year the airline successfully lowered fares throughout its Ravn Alaska network based out of Anchorage. The rollout of lower fares across its Ravn Connect market completes the carrier’s introduction of a more consumer friendly and competitive statewide pricing structure—to the benefit of the more than 115 communities it serves across Alaska.

In addition to the new statewide lower fares, Ravn will continue its new Ravn Deal weekly fare sales. To take advantage of these fare sales, customers can sign-up for weekly Ravn Deals notifications by either joining Ravn’s frequent flyer program, FlyAway Rewards, or simply sign-up for the Ravn Deals weekly email. As a FlyAway Rewards member, customers become eligible to earn rewards for future travel to the more than 115 destinations Ravn serves across the state, including the ability to gain enough points for a free trip* after only five flights.

*Conditions apply, click here for full details. Normal non-refundable and refundable fares are still available.

About Ravn Air Group

Ravn Air Group is proud to be Alaska’s largest regional airline. Headquartered in Anchorage and supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of almost 70 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day (almost 3,000 flights a week) from hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St. Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. Ravn also recently expanded service to Dillingham and King Salmon. The airline provides passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska. Ravn also has interline airline agreements with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines to carrier their passengers across the state. Passengers may participate in Ravn Alaska’s FlyAway Rewards program for all Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flights or accrue Alaska Airlines miles on select Ravn flights. For more information on how to buy tickets or reserve charter flights visit flyravn.com, flyravn.com/charter-a-flight, or call 800-866-8394.

Ravn Alaska Undergoes First-Ever IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)

1st June, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Ravn Alaska Undergoes First-Ever IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)

President & CEO, Dave Pflieger announced today that Ravn Alaska, a subsidiary of Alaska’s largest regional airline, has completed the initial onsite phase of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) at the airline’s corporate headquarters in Anchorage, Alaska.

IOSA Registration represents the global standard for airline safety management and currently, 33 Airlines from the United States are registered under IOSA. Following completion of the IOSA certification process, Ravn will join IATA’s IOSA Registry, and, in doing so, it will become the first regional airline in the state of Alaska to receive IOSA registration.

“Joining the elite group of IOSA Registered global carriers will be an unprecedented accomplishment for an Alaska regional airline and a major milestone for our company,” said Ravn President & CEO, Dave Pflieger.  “This achievement will be a testament to the hard work and dedication our Ravn Alaska team has shown in working to make safety the highest priority for our customers and our employees.”

IATA’s IOSA program is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess an air carrier’s management systems, processes, and controls against approximately 900 standards and recommended practices across eight separate organizational disciplines.  IOSA registration creates a standard that is comparable on a world-wide basis and is designed so that operational safety audits are conducted in a standardized and consistent manner.

About Ravn Air Group
Ravn Air Group is proud to be Alaska’s largest regional airline. Headquartered in Anchorage and supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of almost 70 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day (almost 3,000 flights a week) from hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St. Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. The airline provides passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska. Ravn also has interline airline agreements with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines to carrier their passengers across the state. Passengers may participate in Ravn Alaska’s FlyAway Rewards program for all Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flights or accrue Alaska Airlines miles on select Ravn flights. For more information on how to buy tickets or reserve charter flights visit flyravn.com, flyravn.com/charter-a-flight, or call 800-866-8394.

Ravn Air Group’s New DAYover Program

3rd April, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Ravn Air Group’s New DAYover Program Lets Passengers Enjoy a Free 24-Hour Stop in Any Major Hub While Saving on Airfare*

Anchorage, Alaska – Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”), Alaska’s largest regional airline, announced it’s new DAYover program, where passengers can add a free 24-hour stopover in any major hub*.

Before arriving at their destination, travelers can take advantage of the option to save on airfare and spend extra time in eligible stopover cities and villages. Whether running errands in Anchorage, visiting family and friends in Unalakleet or booking an adventure tour out of Fairbanks, passengers can now book a two-in-one trip which includes one free stop for a 24-hour period , saving up to $100 on airfare**.

“We want to encourage our passengers to make the most of their time traveling in Alaska through Ravn’s new DAYover program,” said Chief Commercial Officer, Derek Shanks. “As Alaska’s hometown airline, we want to make it easier for our passengers to connect with the people and places across our nation’s largest state, and with Ravn’s DAYover program, they can enjoy the option to stop and see all that Alaska has to offer, and save money while doing it.”

Participating locations include Anchorage, Aniak, Bethel, Fairbanks, Kotzebue, St Mary’s and Unalakleet, with flights available through both Ravn Alaska and Ravn Connect. Whether passengers are making a connection the same day, or spending the night before heading to their final destination, Ravn is offering a way to make travel both as flexible and as possible.

To take advantage of the new program, visit RavnDAYover.com. Travelers can also sign up for Ravn’s FlyAway Rewards program online and become eligible to earn rewards for future travel on Alaska’s largest regional air carrier, which serves more than 115 destinations across the state.

*Terms and Conditions: One free, 24-hour stopover (dayover) permitted in Anchorage, Aniak, Bethel, Fairbanks, Kotzebue, St Mary’s, or Unalakleet. To qualify for a free stopover, the same fare class must be available for each segment of the trip. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Additional fees apply to check more than two bags or overweight or oversized items. Available on flights marketed by Ravn for travel on Ravn Alaska and Ravn Connect. A ticket purchased at a Ravn airport location or through one of our reservation call centers will cost $10.00 more per person than the advertised fare. Some markets may not operate daily service. Some flights may be operated by or in conjunction with the names of Ravn and Ravn Connect’s operating certificates, “Corvus Airlines” and “Hageland Aviation.”

**Savings based on purchase of a single ticket from origin to destination versus purchase of two separate tickets from origin to hub and hub to destination. Actual savings will vary depending on seat availability, advanced purchase, and schedule frequency.

About Ravn Air Group

Ravn Air Group is proud to be Alaska’s largest regional airline. Headquartered in Anchorage and supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of 77 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day (almost 3,000 flights a week) from our hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St. Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. We provide our passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska. Ravn has interline airline agreements with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines. Passengers may participate in Ravn Alaska’s FlyAway Rewards program for all Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flights or accrue Alaska Airlines miles on select Ravn flights. For more information visit flyravn.com.

Ravn announces expanded lower fares across entire network

19th March, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Ravn announces expanded lower fares across entire network
Spring into savings with up to 40% off select air fares

Anchorage, Alaska – Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”), Alaska’s largest regional airline, announced the expansion of lower fares, across the entire network. One-way fares have been reduced up to 40% (or $60) off with 21-day advance purchase.*

“Following our successful rollout of new lower fares in Kenai, Homer, Dillingham, King Salmon, and Aniak, Ravn is excited to expand new, lower fares to the entire network,” said Chief Commercial Officer, Derek Shanks. “As Alaska’s hometown airline, Ravn’s focus is on providing Alaskans with more choice and competitive pricing in their travel throughout our great state.”

Fare sales extend to both Ravn Alaska and Ravn Connect networks.

“In addition to lowering fares in our Ravn Alaska network, we’ve extended the benefit to most markets in the Ravn Connect system for travel to Anchorage,” added Shanks.

Examples of new Ravn Alaska lower fares include:

Market 21-Day Advance Purchase (one-way)*
Anchorage – Valdez $128 (40% or $60 savings vs. previous fare)
Anchorage – Kotzebue $148 (15% or $25 savings vs. previous fare)
Anchorage – Unalakleet $138 (15% or $20 savings vs previous fare)
Anchorage – St. Mary’s $248 (15% or $50 savings vs previous fare)

Examples of new Ravn Connect lower fares include:

Market 21-Day Advance Purchase (one-way)*
Anchorage – St. Michael $228 (9% or $20 savings vs. previous fare)
Anchorage – Koyuk $228 (9% or $20 savings vs. previous fare)
Anchorage – Chuathbaluk $263 (15% or $50 savings vs previous fare)
Anchorage – Point Hope $338 (5% or $25 savings vs previous fare)
Anchorage – Emmonak $388 (10% or $60 savings vs previous fare)

To take advantage of these new lower fares, visit flyravn.com. Travelers can also sign up for Ravn’s FlyAway Rewards program online and become eligible to earn rewards for future travel on Alaska’s regional air carrier, which serves more than 115 destinations across the state.

*Fare Rules
Fares valid for one-way travel and require 21-day advance purchase as noted above. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights or operate all days of the week. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Terms and Conditions: Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. Additional fees apply to check more than three bags or overweight or oversized items. These fares are non-refundable and are only available on flights marketed by Ravn for travel on Ravn Alaska and Ravn Connect. A ticket purchased at a Ravn airport location or through one of our reservation call centers will cost $10 more per person than the advertised fare. Applicable fare and tax differences apply to any changes made after ticketing. Fares include U.S. government taxes and fees. All fares are in U.S. dollars and are subject to change without notice, and other restrictions may apply. Some markets may not operate daily service. Some flights may be operated by or in conjunction with the names of Ravn and Ravn Connect’s operating certificates, “Corvus Airlines” and “Hageland Aviation.”

Ravn Alaska proud sponsor of men’s college basketball game

21st February, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Ravn Alaska proud sponsor of men’s college basketball game between rivals UAF Nanooks vs. UAA Seawolves

Fairbanks, Alaska – Today Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”), Alaska’s largest regional airline, sponsored the much-anticipated Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) men’s college basketball game between instate rivals, the Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks and the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves.

Hosted in Fairbanks, the UAA Seawolves won the close contest, 44-43, in the second-to-last game of the regular season as each team vies for a spot in the upcoming GNAC Championships. UAA Senior D.J. Ursery led the team with 14 points and 10 rebounds. He also put in a last second jumper to win the game for UAA. The Nanooks were led by guard Kimble Davis, who put in 15 points.

Ravn has been a longstanding sponsor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Athletic Department, dating back more than ten years.

“Alaskans love their sports teams, and as Alaska’s hometown airline, supporting our universities’ sports programs and our state’s talented athletes is important to our communities, said Derek Shanks, Chief Commercial Officer, Ravn Alaska. “Events like today’s game bring people together for great entertainment and we’re honored to be a part of the fun.”

As part of the event, Ravn sponsored a half time shootout contest for fans, giving away prizes including free flights and points through their FlyAway Rewards mileage program. Winners received a gold level membership, plus 200 points worth two roundtrip tickets; a silver level membership, plus 100 points, worth one roundtrip ticket; and 50 points worth a single one-way trip. The airfare prizes can be redeemed for any Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flight. For more information on Ravn’s FlyAway Rewards program, visit flyravn.com.

About Ravn Air Group

Ravn Air Group is proud to be Alaska’s largest regional airline. Headquartered in Anchorage and supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of 77 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day (almost 3,000 flights a week) from our hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St.

Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. We provide our passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska. Ravn has interline airline agreements with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines. Passengers may participate in Ravn Alaska’s FlyAway Rewards program for all Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flights or accrue Alaska Airlines miles on select Ravn flights. For more information visit flyravn.com.

Ravn Alaska begins daily service to King Salmon, Dillingham

16th February, 2018 / Posted in Ravn News

Ravn Alaska begins daily service to King Salmon, Dillingham

Ravn Alaska began service to and from Anchorage, and the communities of King Salmon and Dillingham, on February 14, 2018. Ravn Alaska has two scheduled round-trip flights daily Monday through Friday and one roundtrip flight on Saturday and Sunday.

The first passengers arrived in Anchorage on Flight 940, where Ravn President and CEO Dave Pflieger greeted them with flowers in honor of Valentine’s Day. Ravn’s Chief Commercial Officer Derek Shanks and other management team members joined the first flight, from Anchorage to the region, and back.

Ravn will be operating the Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft to King Salmon and Dillingham, and it will be configured for 29 passengers. The airline also allows each passenger two checked bags, weighing up to 50 pounds apiece.

“We are pleased to service these two Alaska communities, and look forward to providing greater reliability, as well as competition on these routes,” said Dave Pflieger, President and CEO, Ravn Alaska. “Ravn Alaska flies to more than 100 communities in the state, providing essential transportation and cargo service to many rural villages.”

About Ravn Air Group

Ravn Air Group is proud to be Alaska’s largest regional airline. Headquartered in Anchorage and supported by over 1,000 employees, Ravn operates a highly reliable fleet of 77 aircraft on more than 400 flights per day (almost 3,000 flights a week) from our hubs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Bethel, Aniak, St. Mary’s, Nome, Kotzebue, Unalakleet, Barrow, and Galena. We provide our passenger, mail, freight, and charter customers with air transportation and logistics services to more than 115 destinations throughout Alaska. Ravn has interline airline agreements with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines. Passengers may participate in Ravn Alaska’s FlyAway Rewards program for all Ravn Alaska or Ravn Connect flights or accrue Alaska Airlines miles on select Ravn flights. For more information visit flyravn.com.