PenAir


PenAir

Infobox Airline
airline = Peninsula Airways (PenAir)

logo_size =
fleet_size = 13
destinations = 43
IATA = KS
ICAO = PEN
callsign = PENINSULA
parent =
company_slogan = The Spirit of Alaska
founded = 1955
headquarters = Anchorage, Alaska, USA
key_people =
hubs = Anchorage, Alaska
secondary_hubs = King Salmon, Alaska, Dillingham, Alaska, Cold Bay, Alaska, Dutch Harbor, Alaska
focus_cities =
frequent_flyer = Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
lounge =
alliance =
website = http://www.penair.com

Peninsula Airways, usually called PenAir, is an American airline based in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. It is Alaska's largest commuter airline operating an extensive scheduled passenger and cargo services to over 85 communities, as well as charter and medevac services. Its main base is Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, with hubs at Dillingham Airport, Unalaska Airport, King Salmon Airport and Cold Bay Airport.cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | pages= 62-63 | date= 2007-04-10] .

History

The airline was founded in 1955 by pilot Orin Seybert of Pilot Point. [http://www.penair.com/about.html] Operations commenced in 1956, concentrating on charter services. Scheduled services were inaugurated in 1973 between King Salmon and the Pribilof Islands communities. In 1985 Penair acquired all the assets of Air Transport Services of Kodiak. In November 1991 PenAir became a codeshare partner of Alaska Airlines. The partnership has flourished and grown, and today, Penair continues to operate many flights with an Alaska Airlines code..

Destinations

* Akutan (KQA) – Akutan Seaplane Base
* Aleknagik (WKK) – Aleknagik Airport
* Aniak (ANI) – Aniak Airport
* Anchorage (ANC) – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (Hub)
* Atka (AKB) – Atka Airport
* Bartletts/Egegik (BSZ) – Bartletts Airport (FAA: AK96)
* Cape Newenham (EHM)
* Chignik Bay (KCG)
* Chignik Lagoon (KCL) – Chignik Lagoon Airport
* Chignik Lake (KCQ)
* Cinder River (RCP)
* Clark's Point (CLP) – Clarks Point Airport
* Cold Bay (CDB) – Cold Bay Airport (Hub)
* Dillingham (DLG) – Dillingham Airport (Hub)
* Dutch Harbor (DUT) – Unalaska Airport (Hub)
* Egegik (EGX) – Egegik Airport
* Ekwok (KEK) – Ekwok Airport
* False Pass (KFP) – False Pass Airport
* Igiugig, Alaska (IGG) – Igiugig Airport
* Iliamna (ILI) – Iliamna Airport
* King Cove (KVC) – King Cove Airport
* King Salmon (AKN) – King Salmon Airport (Hub)
* Koliganek (KGK) – Koliganek Airport
* Levelock (KLL) – Levelock Airport
* Manokotak (KMO) – Manokotak Airport
* McGrath (MCG) – McGrath Airport
* Nelson Lagoon (NLG) – Nelson Lagoon Airport
* New Stuyahok (KNW) – New Stuyahok Airport
* Nikolski (IKO)
* Perryville (KPV) – Perryville Airport
* Pilot Point (PIP) – Pilot Point Airport
* Port Heiden (PTH) – Port Heiden Airport
* Port Moller (PML)
* Portage Creek (PCA) – Portage Creek Airport
* St. George (STG) – St. George Airport
* St. Paul (SNP) – St. Paul Island Airport
* Sand Point (SDP) – Sand Point Municipal Airport
* Sandy River (KSR)
* South Naknek (WSN) – South Naknek 2 Airport
* Togiak (TOG) – Togiak Airport
* Twin Hills (TWA) – Twin Hills Airport
* Ugashik (UGB) – Ugashik Bay Airport
* Unalakleet (UNK) – Unalakleet Airport
* Wildman Lake (EWD) [http://www.penair.com/destinations.asp Route Map]

Fleet

As of October 2007 the PenAir fleet includes :
*5 Cessna Caravan
*1 Fairchild Metro 23
*4 Fairchild Metro III
*7 Saab 340B
*2 Saab 340A

The company is in the final stages of purchasing two additional Saab 340B aircraft, which are slated to come online in Fall, 2007. :

Other aircraft:Fact|date=July 2007
*2 Grumman G-21A Goose
*2 Piper Navajo Chieftain
*11 Piper Saratoga
*1 Piper T-1040

External links

* [http://www.penair.com PenAir]

References


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