Kansas City, MO - Today, MetroAir released additional information regarding operational implementation of the Boeing 737-800, the company's fifth narrowbody mainline jet, joining the carrier's other three operating Boeing types.
According to an internal document released to Flight Operations staff at the company, on August 6th, the airline's first two aircraft (N221MT and N222MT) will be delivered to the Kansas City maintenance base for acceptance inspection and final fitting out for entry into revenue service. From August 13-31 the two aircraft will operate training flights between MCI and the airline's Dallas/Fort Worth hub.
Official scheduled service is scheduled to commence from the DFW hub on September 1st, with service to Bogota, Colombia, as well as Boston and Los Angeles, with further service to commence as the remaining eight orders enter service.
Operational details follow:
Upon launch, the following platforms will be supported:
FS9/FSX/P3D Tenkuu Design Studios (TDS) [Freeware]
FSX/P3D PMDG [Payware]
XPlane 11: Zibo Mod [Freeware]
Additional support will be added at a later date for:
FSX Default 737
FS9/FSX iFly 737
The aircraft will be rated Category C and can be substituted with the A320. Download will be available August 1st.
If you have additional questions, please reach out to your base manager or a member of management, or visit the forums or Discord.