Alaska Airlines and Nonprofit Airlink Deliver Medical Supplies and PPE to COVID-19 Hit Communities in Alaska

Alaska Airlines have teamed up with nonprofit disaster relief organization Airlink, to deliver nearly 9000lbs of mixed medical supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to COVID-19 hit communities in Palmer, Alaska. Nearby Anchorage, Alaska, is a major entry point for PPE cargo coming from China into the US, but much of that cargo moves on […]

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John Binder, Alaska Deputy Commissioner, Clarifies CARES Act Funding for State Owned Airports

In Alaska, statistics on 257 airports were used in calculating the state’s share of the CARES Act Airport Grant program funding from the FAA. John Binder, Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, Deputy Commissioner, Aviation, recently took the opportunity to explain how this funding can be used and where it can be allocated for […]

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Alaska State Owned Airports to Remain Open – Precautions in Place

At this time, all state-owned airports across Alaska will remain open and fully operational. Airports are a critical lifeline across Alaska and provide essential life, health, commerce and safety access. DOT&PF continues to monitor conditions closely, and should situations warrant, will coordinate any requests to close an airport with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As […]

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Guardian Flight Alaska and Alaska Regional Team Up To Save More Lives

In the past four years, Guardian Flight Alaska and Alaska Regional LifeFlight swiftly transported nearly 10,000 critically ill patients to local hospitals. The largest air medical transport company and longest-tenured air medevac company in Alaska respectively achieved this significant number of patient transports while providing service across a state with the greatest geographical footprint in […]

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Guardian Flight Names Jared Sherman as Alaska Executive Director

Guardian Flight Inc. has appointed Jared Sherman as Alaska Executive Director. As a member of Guardian Flight’s Executive Management Team, he reports to Fred Buttrell, Guardian Flight President and President and CEO of Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), which is Guardian’s parent company. “Jared is charged with maximizing medical care and service availability throughout Guardian […]

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Guardian Flight Transitions to Learjet 45s in Alaska

Guardian Flight LLC, a leading air medical transport company, is transitioning its medical jet fleet in Alaska to Learjet 45s. The first Learjet 45 will enter service this month based in Fairbanks. Eventually, five Learjet 45s will replace Guardian Flight’s older and smaller Learjet 35s and Beechjets. Compared to the smaller jets, the mid-size Learjet […]

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Crowley Completes Asset Acquisition of Ace Fuels in Anchorage

Anchorage-based Crowley Fuels completed an asset acquisition of the aviation fuels business of Ace Fuels, LLC, a fixed base operator (FBO) headquartered at Merrill Field in downtown Anchorage offering Jet A and AV 100LL fuels. The acquisition includes the company’s six, 24-hour self-service aviation fuels pump stations (cardlocks) and associated buildings located at the Merrill […]

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