Island Air Service is a passenger and flight tour airline that is based in Kodiak, Alaska. The airline specializes in offering flights to remote water destinations around Kodiak Island. The airline is based at Kodiak Airport (ADQ) and flies to more than 15 destinations around the area.
Island Air Service launched in 1980 and offers a mix of scheduled, charter, sightseeing and bear-seeing flights. The airline uses traditional planes on some flights but also uses float planes on flights to destinations that cannot be reached by regular planes.
Along with Servant Air, Island Air Service is the main airline flying around Kodiak Island and the top choice for flights around the area.
Due to its small planes, the airline only flies with a small, Economy Class cabin. Although technically Economy Class, the cabin gives passengers more space than Economy cabins that you find on other airlines with larger planes and, is more akin to Business Class cabin, without the extra amenities.
Seats are set out in either a 1 x 1 or 1 x 2 configuration.
Island Air Service passengers must check in at the airport since the airline doesn't offer online check in.
Island Air Service doesn't offer online check-in.
Airport check-in is available from the airport of departure 30 minutes before the scheduled flight departure time. Passengers can check-in by presenting the relevant travel documents to one of the airline check-in agents at the check-in desk.
The airline doesn't serve food or drink on its flights. Although, passengers are allowed to bring their own refreshments onto the flight.
WIFI and in-flight entertainment isn't available on any Island Air Service flights.
Island Air Service flies to over 15 destinations around Kodiak Island altogether. These are:
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Kodiak Airport (ADQ), also known as Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport, is an airport in the city of Kodiak on Kodiak Island. The airport is the hub for Island Air Service and has been since it launched flights. The airport has 1 terminal building and 3 runways. Kodiak Airport should not be confused with Kodiak Trident Basin. Kodiak Trident Basin is a seaplane base that Island Air Service also flies to and from.
Servant Air also uses Kodiak Airport as a hub. The only other airline to fly to and from the airport is Alaska Airlines, which mainly flies to the airport from Anchorage.
The airline's fleet is made up of Piper PA32, DHC-2 Beavers and Cessna 100 and 200 series planes.