Further Expansion at MCI and Cirrus Integration

Kansas City, KS– October 20, 2010:  On the heels of a recent expansion announcement, MetroAir Virtual Airlines announced today that they will continue their expansion of regional service from Kansas City International Airport. The planned expansion will link Kansas City to Sioux Falls, IA, Wichita, KS and Moline, IL using Dash 8 Q200 aircraft. Additionally, MetroAir indicated that the initial phase of the integration of the Cirrus schedule will begin by shifting operations from Jacksonville International Airport to Fort Lauderdale International Airport.   This first step is planned to be completed in the coming weeks.  Full details of subsequent phases and timelines were not detailed, however full integration of the Cirrus brand is expected within six months.  MetroAir Chief Operating Officer, Kim Gesch said, “We are pleased with the continued successof our Kansas City operation and expect continued growth.  We additionally expect Fort Lauderdale to grow as we integrate the Cirrus operation from Jacksonville. We are committed to the destinations served by Cirrus and will continue to offer the MetroAir product to these markets.” 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! www.MetroAirVirtual.com