Romulus, MI â€“ Aug 4, 2009 today announced that it has received tentative approval from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to operate service between Fort Lauderdale and BogotÃ¡, Colombia, Guayaquil, Ecuador, and San Salvador, El Salvador. The service is planned to begin in early fall. Additional service from other destinations may be introduced pending final approval.
â€œWe are very pleased with the tentative approval from the DOT to link these Latin American markets to our network in the U.S.â€ said Chief Operating Officer Kim Gesch.
MetroAir plans to operate the daily service using its Airbus narrow body aircraft.
Additionally, today MetroAir announced plans to begin daily service between Ontario and Boston using an Airbus A320 aircraft.
More about MetroAir
MetroAir is one of Americaâ€™s leading choices of airline travel, with a formidable domestic route system using a fleet of the worldâ€™s most technologically advanced Airbus airliners and with numerous regional connections through itâ€™s partner company Allegius. Originally founded in Detroit flying Boeing 737-200s and Bombardier Dash-8-Q200 feeders, MetroAir has since grown to become one of Americaâ€™s most impressive startup airlines of the last decade now operating 382 flights to 73 cities around the world using a fleet of Airbus and Bombardier airliners.Â Built on a simple home-grown attitude of quick and affordably-efficient service, MetroAir has seen a groundswell of critical acclaim from the flying public in response to a return of service to the days of old.
In an economy where passengers have dozens of choices to choose from, MetroAir provides an affordable ticket in a comfortable seat, in-flight entertainment, warm meals and drinksâ€”paid for, and not through creative trickery.Â Sure itâ€™s a stretch on the airlineâ€™s tight budget, but MetroAir prides itself on integrity to the flying public and delivers on promises made.
Virtually speaking, MetroAir was built and is operated entirely on realismâ€”aircraft are purchased, routes are operated, and growth is measured within the boundaries of what realism would economically dictate.Â Come fly for MetroAir, where youâ€™re contributions play a direct role in the airlineâ€™s growth and success!