Era Alaska was formed from the merger of The Frontier Alaska Group, Frontier Flying Service, Era Aviation, and Hagelend Aviation. The three airlines partnered together and now make up the largest carrier in the State of Alaska by serving more cities, passengers, with the largest airplane fleet in Alaska. In 2010 the companies were re-branded to operate as "Era Alaska." The airline group also acquired Arctic Circle Air Service a local cargo airline in 2010. The airlines rich history in providing safe air service has earned them the Medallion Shield by the Medallion Foundation.