I am sure this has probably been resolved as the FAA has permitted air taxis on a case by case basis.
But here's an item from the Sept. 13 Anchorage Daily News:
In Denali National Park and Preserve, eight mountaineers are stranded on a glacier in an area known as Little Switzerland. The group has been on the glacier for two weeks and was supposed to be picked up Wednesday.
Climbers are patient types used to delays, said Colby Coombs, whose Talkeetna-based company organized the trip. But he said the group is ready to come home. He talked to them Wednesday by satellite phone.
"We let them know they haven't been forgotten," he said.
Harrison, an Anchorage engineer, was one of hundreds of hunters camped in the Bush with no clue about the terrorist attacks back East or the nationwide ban on flying. He'd spent the past five days at a hunting camp on the Innoko River about 80 miles northwest of McGrath. Unlike many hunters with no way home, however, Harrison had a plane. He took off Tuesday to return to the Interior town.
About halfway into the trip, he called flight service officials in McGrath, who told him that he wasn't supposed to be in the air and that he should head straight to the airport.
A few minutes later, the three military jets swarmed his plane. The first swooped past about four miles away.