The airline began flying from Dillingham, Alaska in the mid-1950s as Bob Harris Flying Services. It was later renamed Yute Air Alaska. In 1999 Yute Air filed for bankruptcy and the company and operating certificate were acquired by the Flight International Group in April 2000 and renamed Flight Alaska. It was then acquired by Tim Votis, in 2004. The airline was downsized to only hub out of Bethel, AK and only serve the surrounding area. The name reverted to Yute Air.