New Service Starts from Fort Lauderdale

Romulus, MI – October 21, 2009: MetroAir Virtual Airlines started service from Fort Lauderdale to Bogota, Colombia and San Salvador, El Salvador on Monday October 19th. The daily service to both locations was announced earlier this year along with Guayaquil, Ecuador. “This marks a new direction for MetroAir, both the Central and South American markets are growing and present opportunities to expand the MetroAir product.” said COO, Kim Gesch. The schedule for the flights between Fort Lauderdale and Bogota and San Salvador (all times local) are: Bogota Route            Flight             Departs              Arrives              Days FLL-BOG           760               7:00 PM              9:35 PM              Daily BOG-FLL           761               1:15 AM              6:00 AM              Daily San Salvador Route            Flight             Departs              Arrives              Days FLL-SAL           752               11:00 AM             11:35 AM             Daily BOG-FLL           753               12:10 PM            4:50PM              Daily Final preparations and contract details are being worked out for the flight to Ecuador, which is tentatively planned to start at the end of October. MetroAir is also evaluating potential markets to be added from both Kansas City and Fort Lauderdale. Mr. Gesch went on to say,  “MetroAir sees both Kansas City and Fort Lauderdale as opportune markets for future expansion, and while I can not disclose any specifics, both MetroAir and Allegius aircraft are being evaluated in the analysis.” More About MetroAir MetroAir is one of America’s leading choices of airline travel, with a formidable domestic route system using a fleet of the world’s most technologically advanced Airbus airliners and with numerous regional connections through it’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 America’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.  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 drinks—paid for, and not through creative trickery.  Sure it’s a stretch on the airline’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 realism—aircraft are purchased, routes are operated, and growth is measured within the boundaries of what realism would economically dictate.  Come fly for MetroAir, where you’re contributions play a direct role in the airline’s growth and success!