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“The Highlight of our Alaska trip”

Mountain Flying Service
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Glacier Bay Flightseeing for 26 years from Haines & Skagway Alaska. We Love what we do. Meticulous maintenance! Most completely rebuilt DH Beaver aircraft available in Alaska. Plenty of room, will seat up to 7 passengers all with large windows. Safe, smooth & exciting. Authentic, experienced & engaging. Up close & personal!
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Amy and Paul were able to book us for a last minute flight. We had six passengers, and went from Gustavus to Glacier Bay National Park and the surrounding areas, including ice fields, glaciers, green lush mountains, and wildlife. We had an amazing trip, and Paul and Amy were both very helpful, and made the trip spectacular. The weather happened to be just right for a very picturesque flight. Thanks so much Paul and Amy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jeff E
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Several weeks ago my wife and I went on a one hour tour from Haines over the glaciers to the west. Although the weather was not clear, it was still a very worthwhile trip and well worth the price. Would highly recommend this company.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jager41
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Beautiful flight over glaciers and the Alaskan terrain. The pilot, Paul, was very professional and very informative. All 7 of us had headsets and microphones to communicate. The plane was immaculate, warm and comfortable. Paul and Amy were very professional to deal with. They are very focused on customer service and customer satisfaction. I would fly with them again.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Markhoo
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Our flight with Paul this week was an unforgettable experience! Amy recommended the day, which turned out to be a sunny, blue sky day in Skagway. Of course, the weather is out of everyone's control but added to this being The Perfect Adventure.

Alaska is one of our favorites. We've had the opportunity to enjoy some amazing excursions through the years, road trips, hiking trails and even local seasonal events. However, this was the Ultimate Experience!

So many reasons to go with Mountain Flying Service: ease of booking and customer service with Amy, Paul's down to earth personality, his knowledge of the area and history of land activity, concern and insistence on safety, his interaction with his guests, eagerness to answer our questions and listen to our comments during the flight, his impeccably clean plane and his flying skills all made for the most comfortable small aircraft ride with ease of camera and video photography that we've experienced.

Alaska from the air is stunning! Incredible, breath taking scenery. You've come this far, don't leave without meeting and flying with Paul Swanstrom.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank seasidelivingnsb
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

My family had the highlight of our Alaskan Adventure flying with Paul. The tour started out with Amy briefing us on the trip and taking us on a short ride to the hangar. Having logged many hours in small planes, Paul is a consummate professional and enriched the tour with his amazing knowledge of the glaciers and surrounding lands. A must do trip in Haines and wouldn't want to fly with anyone else!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank spalmer208
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