Grant Aviation is an Alaskan airline that operates regional services out of its hub base, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC). The airline was founded in 1971 and has regularly scheduled flights between Anchorage Airport (ANC), Bethel Airport (BET), Cold Bay Airport (CDB), Dillingham Airport (DLG), Emmonak Airport (EMK), Kenai Municipal Airport (ENA), King Salmon Airport (AKN) and Tom Madsen (Dutch Harbor) Airport (DUT).
The airline carrier flies to eight cities within Alaska. Overall, the airline has a fleet of 32 with turboprop aircraft ranging from Piper, GippsAero, Beechcraft and Cessna that can in total carry 253 passengers at one time.
In 1971, the airline was formed as Delta Air Services and the name of later changed to Grant Aviation in 1993. The village of Emmonak gifted the Grant Aviation a Native owl mask in appreciation for numerous life-saving efforts by transporting patients to receive emergency medical care in the villages of the Yukon River Delta. This mask, later on, became the company logo.
Today, the airline continues to offer air medic services in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region through a contract with LifeMed. It's one of the only airlines that fly within the YK Delta, along with Yute Commuter Service and Ryan Air Services.
As of September 2020, the airline has scheduled flights to the eight destinations within the US. These destinations include Anchorage, Bethel, Cold Bay, Dillingham, Emmonak, Kenai, King Salmon and Unalaska. If you're looking to fly within the US, our guide to domestic flights within USA offers lots of helpful information.
|United States||Anchorage||ANC||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport|
|United States||Bethel||BET||Bethel Airport|
|United States||Cold Bay||CDB||Cold Bay Airport|
|United States||Dillingham||DLG||Dillingham Airport|
|United States||Emmonak||EMK||Emmonak Airport|
|United States||Kenai||ENA||Kenai Municipal Airport|
|United States||King Salmon||AKN||King Salmon Airport|
|United States||Unalaska||DUT||Tom Madsen (Dutch Harbor) Airport|
Grant Aviation passengers are permitted to take 45kg of baggage per person for free. Any additional baggage will be charged at the current excess baggage rate.
Pets need to be in kennels. Guns need to be unloaded and secured. The airline can take the most odd-shaped luggage provided that it can fit through the loading doors of the plane and fit within the cargo space.
As the airline mainly operates small flights, there is only one cabin class that is provided, which is the standard Economy class. The airline gives you amenities such as the one free checked piece of baggage, refreshments, beverages and the option of choosing your seat.
Seats are positioned in a 1 x 2 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window, aisle or both.
Online check-in before your flight isn't required when travelling with the airline.
The day that you arrive at the terminal of the airport, you'll be required to hand your tangible boarding pass and the airline will take care of any luggage you have. It would take a few minutes for you to get checked in. The airline emphasis that passengers are advised to arrive 60 minutes before their scheduled departure as flights close 30 minutes before departure. From there, the airline crew members will be ready to help in the check-in and boarding process.
As of September 2020, the airline operates a fleet of 32 aircraft:
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) major public airport within Alaska, United States. The airport serves over 5 million passengers a year. The airport is located in the 8km southwest of downtown Anchorage.
The 12 airlines fly to and from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) including Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, American Airlines, Condor, Delta Air Lines, Grant Aviation, Icelandair, Reeve Air Alaska, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines and Yakutia Airlines.
The airline offers a rewards program that can help frequent passengers earn free travel when they fly with Grant. Quyana Rewards members receive credit for every paid segment on the airline. You can get a free one-way ticket for every 5 segments and a round trip for 10 segments, anywhere the airline flies.
As the airline is a small regional airline that flies only within Alaska, it doesn't have codeshare agreements with other airlines. However what the airline is part of is the Flying Can service, a group that helps to recycle aluminium cans and is carried out by a few other airlines including Frontier Flying Service, Ryan Air, PenAir, and Northern Air Cargo.