RavnAir Group Announces Unalaska Flight Schedule through May 31, 2020

Flight schedules to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor through May 31, 2020 have been released and seats are now for sale on RavnAir Alaska.

The new flight schedule includes up to 17 flights per week, with up to seven flights per day, during the upcoming “peak” travel period associated with the seafood industry “A” season between 12/26/19 and 1/24/20.

Schedules have been updated and are available for booking in the reservations system at flyravn.com or by calling 1-800-866-8394.  As was the case with previous flights, the new schedule includes seats reserved on each flight for local Unalaska residents for the “Home for Holiday” program during the busy “A” season period.

To help local Unalaska residents and other frequent flyers more quickly earn enough points for frequent flyer reward tickets and travel, RavnAir Alaska will be offering all new members of its “FlyAway Rewards” Program a bonus of double points on all flights to and from Unalaska/Dutch Harbor through December 31, 2019. New FlyAway Rewards members who sign-up between 11/14/19 and 1/31/20 to establish a new account will also be awarded an additional 20 points.  In addition, for 2019 only, all points earned in 2019 by any new Ravn FlyAway Rewards members (i.e. new accounts established between November 25 – December 31, 2019), will count towards elite status in 2020.  Sign-up is available at www.flyravn.com/flyaway-rewards.

RavnAir Alaska will continue to fly DHC-8-100 aircraft to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor during this newly announced flight schedule period that will be a continuation of the airlines regularly scheduled commercial service which began on November 14th.

Flights to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor from Anchorage are expected to perform a technical stop for refueling on the way to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor – unless winds and weather permit direct flights; however, RavnAir Alaska expects most return flights to Anchorage to be non-stop.

Because of the company’s focus on new Dash 8 service, a comprehensive review of Saab 2000 operations into Dutch Harbor, and the official NTSB accident investigation that is still underway, RavnAir Group does not yet have any additional information on when PenAir will be able to resume Saab 2000 service to this market.

Existing RavnAir Alaska bag fees will apply on the new Anchorage-Unalaska/Dutch Harbor route for all passengers ticketed from November 25th onwards, with passengers receiving a FREE first standard size checked bag as part of their ticket purchase.  A second standard size bag will cost $15.00, and the third through fifth such bags will cost $75 apiece.

For interline itineraries involving segments operated by Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, or Delta Air Lines, baggage will be transferred between RavnAir Alaska and those airlines at Anchorage.  Club 49 and Alaska Airlines Signature card benefits will not be available on RavnAir Alaska flights.

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Status of Unalaska Scheduled Service

RavnAir Group would like to thank the community of Unalaska for its patience as we have moved forward with daily scheduled air service to the community, using the DeHavilland Dash 8.

As the community is aware, we had previously scheduled flights through December 25, 2019. We are working with Alaska Airlines, as they are moving all customer reservations to RavnAir Alaska through December 25. Per Alaska Airlines announcement today, “Anyone who booked a ticket through Alaska Airlines that is now one of the canceled PenAir flights, will receive an email informing them that their DUT-ANC or ANC-DUT flight will automatically be rebooked on a Ravn flight, for no additional charge. This will apply both to tickets purchased with cash, and those booked as award flights through Alaska Airlines Mileage Program. Bags will be checked to the guest’s final destination. For more information please see Alaska Airlines blog at https://blog.alaskaair.com/alaska-airlines/operations/penair-flight-3296/

RavnAir Group plans to have a schedule from December 25th on, posted sometime in the next week to address holiday travel and the important upcoming A Season, at which time, Alaska Airlines will be able to move reservations from this time period to RavnAir Alaska as well.

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RavnAir Alaska will begin daily schedule operations between
Unalaska (Dutch Harbor) and Anchorage
effective Thursday, November 14, 2019

SCHEDULE

Current schedule will be 7 days per week through December 24. We will continue developing the schedule beyond December 25th and will be available in the coming weeks.

BOOKING FLIGHTS

All flights will be available for booking online at flyravn.com or through the RavnAir Group Call Center, at  1-800-866-8394. There is a $15.00 call in booking fee for reservations.

BAGS

Intrastate (For flights within Alaska)

  • 1st bag – FREE
    No more than 1 checked bag per person. Additional baggage may be checked and accepted on a standby, space-available basis. You will be notified by RavnAir Alaska to return to the airport to pick up standby baggage when it arrives.
  • 2nd bag – FREE
  • 3rd – 5th bag – $75.00 each

Connecting Flights on Alaska Airlines

  • 1st bag – $30.00
  • 2nd bag – $40.00
  • 3rd bag + – $100.00 each
  • Oversize bags – $100.00
  • Overweight bags – $100.00

RavnAir Alaska is unable to accept the following Alaska Airlines programs: Club 49, MVP status and/or Signature Gold credit card benefits

Connecting Flights on other Carriers

Bags fees on other airlines are determined by the individual carriers.

Transferring bags to connecting carriers

Through our interline agreements with Alaska Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines, RavnAir Alaska is able to transfer bags through to connecting flights.

CHECK IN

Check in is required one hour prior to departure

CHANGE FEES

FLYAWAY REWARDS PROGRAM

  • Passengers are encouraged to sign up for the RavnAir FlyAway Rewards program to start accumulating points immediately. They can sign up at flyravn.com/rewards
  • Normal member benefits for Silver and Gold members will apply (i.e. 2 free bags, priority standby, early boarding etc. For a complete list of benefits see flyravn.com/rewards

TRAVELING WITH PETS

  • Only two pets in total per flight are allowed to travel in the baggage compartment. Reservations must be made in advance to assure there is room on the aircraft.
  • Pets carried on the aircraft will be considered as one carry-on bag
  • RavnAir Group adheres to service animal policy

 

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