Flight Alaska

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Yute Air
Founded 1950s
Hubs Bethel, Alaska
Fleet size 14
Destinations 22
Company slogan Wings of the People
Parent company Flight Alaska Inc.
Headquarters Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Key people Tim Votis
Website http://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.


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.


Yute Air operates services to the following domestic scheduled destinations (at June 2012): Bethel, Chefornak, Eek, Goodnews Bay, Kipnuk, Kongiganak, Kwigillingok, Newtok, Nightmute, Platinum, Quinhagak, Toksook Bay, Tuntutuliak and Tununak, Atmautluak, Nunapitchuk, Kasigluk, Kwethluk, Akiachak, Akiak, Tuluksak, Kalskag and others.


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