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Alaska Air Bristol Bay jet service to start June 7th

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Ticket prices going down with addition of one added jet flight between Anchorage and the Dillingham, King Salmon hubs.

Alaska Airlines will add their summer season jet service to Bristol Bay next month.

“This year we are starting on June 7th, and the jet service will run through August 22.” says Halley Knigge, a spokesperson for Alaska Airlines.

According to prices listed Tuesday on Alaska Airlines website, the added service will bring a drop in ticket prices for travel between Anchorage and either King Salmon or Dillingham. 

A roundtrip ticket in June between Dillingham and Anchorage can go for as low as $424, but that’s actually booked on partner service PenAir. Though PenAir's flights are a few minutes slower, their fares appear to often be the cheapest this summer. Knigge recommends shopping the prices online.

“You know, the best thing to do is probably go to Alaskaair.com and browse around on our low fare calendar. You can search by month and see the best prices per month.”

The Dillingham jet is scheduled to arrive at 11:40 a.m. and depart back for Anchorage at 12:40 p.m. The King Salmon jet is scheduled to arrive at 3:25 p.m. and depart back for Anchorage at 5:25 p.m.

Additionally, Dillingham will be served by three daily PenAir flights through the summer, and King Salmon will have six inbound and four outbound PenAir flights daily.