KENAI, ALASKA — Residents of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula may soon have a new airline for their flights to other cities in Southcentral Alaska.

Kenai Aviation announced that it is planning to add weekday commuter flights from Kenai Municipal Airport to Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage from May this year. Kenai Aviation also plans to offer commuter flights to Homer and Valdez.

Joel Caldwell, the director of operations at Kenai Aviation said that the airline aims to meet the growing demand for travel throughout Southcentral Alaska.

Kenai Aviation’s nine-seat Beechcraft Super King Air B200 plane is intended to begin weekday commuter service operations around May 1st.

The current schedule includes a 4:30 a.m. flight from Kenai to Anchorage, a noon flight from Anchorage to Kenai, a 3 p.m. flight from Kenai to Anchorage, and an 11:30 p.m. flight from Anchorage to Kenai. Also included on the schedule are multiple flights through Anchorage to Valdez and Homer.

Via Homer News