MetroAir to Close Burbank

Kansas City, KS– October 28, 2010:  Today MetroAir Virtual Airlines announced that flights from the Bob Hope Airport in  Burbank, CA will be shifted to Ontario International Airport. With the shift of flights to Ontario, the Burbank station will be closed.

“Consolidation was expected with the acquisition of Cirrus and will ultimately make the airline more profitable.  The entire staff at the Cirrus Burbank station will be integrated into our hub at Ontario”said Chief Operating Officer Kim Gesch.

The last flights scheduled to operate from the Burbank airport will depart on Friday November 5, 2010.

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!