Rural Airline Bankruptcy Leaves Native Alaskans With Medical Emergencies Stranded

Due to a scheduling issue, this segment did not air on May 11 as planned.

When Ravn AirGroup declared bankruptcy in April, many Alaska Native villages were left without mail delivery — and transportation, including emergency medical transport. The airline blames its demise on the travel restrictions that many communities put in place to protect themselves from COVID-19.

Krysti Shallenberger (@klshall) of Alaska's Energy Desk reports.


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