Cook Inlet can be seen through the window of a Ravn aircraft in October 2019. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Cook Inlet can be seen through the window of a Ravn aircraft in October 2019. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Ravn Alaska to take flight Friday

The airline will offer flights to and from Anchorage starting Friday.

Ravn Alaska announced Wednesday that they will begin flight services this Friday between Anchorage and five other Alaska communities, including Kenai and Homer.

In addition to Kenai and Homer, Ravn Alaska will service flights to and from Anchorage and Dutch Harbor, Sand Point and Valdez.

Flights from Kenai to Anchorage will leave at 9 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and will arrive in Anchorage at 9:30 p.m. Flights from Anchorage to Kenai will leave at 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and will arrive in Kenai at 8:30 p.m. Tickets between Kenai and Anchorage start at $79.

Flights from Homer to Anchorage will leave at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday and will arrive in Anchorage at 7 p.m. Flights from Anchorage to Homer will leave at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday and will arrive in Homer at 5:45 p.m. Tickets between Homer and Anchorage start at $99.

The airline has recruited and rehired more than 300 employees since August, the company said in the Wednesday press release.

The return of Ravn service to Alaska will kick off on Friday with a 9 a.m. flight from Anchorage to Dutch Harbor. Tickets are available for purchase at ravyntravel.com/fly and more information can be found at ravn.com.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com

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