Flight Alaska

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Yute Air
IATA
4Y
ICAO
TUD
Callsign
TUNDRA
Founded1950s
HubsBethel, Alaska
Fleet size14
Destinations22
Company sloganWings of the People
Parent companyFlight Alaska Inc.
HeadquartersAnchorage, Alaska, USA
Key peopleTim Votis
Websitehttp://www.yuteair.net/
 
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Yute Air
IATA
4Y
ICAO
TUD
Callsign
TUNDRA
Founded1950s
HubsBethel, Alaska
Fleet size14
Destinations22
Company sloganWings of the People
Parent companyFlight Alaska Inc.
HeadquartersAnchorage, Alaska, USA
Key peopleTim Votis
Websitehttp://www.yuteair.net/

Flight Alaska (d/b/a Yute Air) is an American airline based in Bethel, Alaska, USA. It operates scheduled services to over 22 villages in Alaska and also provides charter services throughout Alaska. Its main base is Bethel Airport.

History

The airline began flying from Dillingham, Alaska in the mid-1950s as Bob Harris Flying Services. It was later renamed Yute Air Alaska. In 1999 Yute Air filed for bankruptcy and the company and operating certificate were acquired by the Flight International Group in April 2000 and renamed Flight Alaska. It was then acquired by Tim Vottis, in 2004. The airline was downsized to only hub out of Bethel, AK and only serve the surrounding area. The name reverted to Yute Air.

Services

Yute Air operates services to the following domestic scheduled destinations (at June 2011): Aniak, Bethel, Chefornak, Eek, Goodnews Bay, Kipnuk, Kongiganak, Kwigillingok, Newtok, Nightmute, Platinum, Quinhagak, Toksook Bay, Tuntutuliak and Tununak, and others.

Fleet

The Yute Air fleet consists of Cessna 172, Cessna 207 and Cessna 207A aircraft (at August 2012).