DOT approves Yakutia service to Anchorage

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Russian Far East-based Yakutia Airlines has received approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin seasonal flights between Anchorage and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia.

The airline would code share with Vladivostok Air on the flights, which it plans to begin on 12 July and operate during the local summer months.

The flight will operate one day per week on a Boeing 737, according to Airline Route.

Yakutia operates three 737-700 and two 737-800 aircraft, according to Flightglobal's ACAS database.

The airline is targeting US consumers with the new flights, according to a filing with the DOT.