Kansas City, KSâ€“ October 28, 2010:Â Today MetroAir Virtual Airlines announced that flights from the Bob Hope Airport inÂ 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.Â 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 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!