In 1990 he partnered up to form another successful venture, Hageland Aviation, and eventually Jim Tweto and partners Mike Hageland and John Hajdukovich eventually molded Era Alaska into a regional powerhouse of the skies. Today, the company is called Ravn Alaska and has a fleet of over 70 planes.
Tweto now lives on a coastal community in Alaska, with weather similar to Minnesota’s.
John Ponts , a former Healdsburg resident, has left his home in Northern California to join the flight team that is currently being featured on Discovery Channel’s show, ” Flying Wild Alaska.”
So at present, Ariel is still single, but is very active on Instagram, having over 30,000 followers, on which she regularly posts pictures of her adventures and holidays for her fans to enjoy. She also loves animals, and owns two puppies.
In 2008, Frontier and Hageland Aviation merged (branding as “ Frontier Alaska ”), and one year later, the new company purchased Era Aviation , rebranding then as Era Alaska. (The Ravn Air Group brand arrived in 2014).
In fact wages for bush pilots vary greatly. The best pay is in Alaska, where an experienced pilot can make $350 a day or $6,000 a month. Other less experienced pilots may only pull in around $20,000 a year. If you’re serious about spending your career in the air, seriously consider a job as a bush pilot.
John Ponts is known for his work on Lords of Dogtown (2005), Flying Wild Alaska (2011) and AOPA Live This Week (2012). He has been married to Samantha Rink since July 26, 2014. They have one child.
Jim Tweto net worth: Jim Tweto is an American businessman and reality TV star who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born in Wichita, Kansas, Jim Tweto grew up in Silver Bay, Minnesota.
Flying Wild Alaska is a documentary television series that aired on Discovery Channel in 2011 and 2012. The show features the Tweto family from Unalakleet, Alaska who run the Alaska airline Era Alaska . They operate the hub operations from Unalakleet.
Season 2 of Flying Wild Alaska is available on Netflix now!