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The competition is straightforward. Basically, the hub that flies more, wins. Each ACARS flight flown by a pilot earns their hub a base number of points, and the hub with the most points at the end of the month takes the cake. Some months have a special rule; this month, only flights that depart and arrive at a hub or…

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FUZHOU, CHINA – Xiamen Airlines have agreed to transfer four Boeing 757-200 aircraft to MetroAir Virtual Airlines next month. All four aircraft are non-winglet equipped aircraft, delivered new to Xiamen Airlines between 2001 and 2004. These aircraft will be configured in a high density 204-seat configuration and will used to help bolster domestic operations throughout the MetroAir route network. Short…

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KANSAS CITY, MO – The arrival of new Airbus A321 aircraft has allowed MetroAir to begin expansion in several domestics markets this month, as well as freeing up other fleet types for international expansion as well. The most notable change comes in the form of 6 new routes from Dallas-Ft. Worth Int’l Airport. After attempting a push for market share…

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BOSTON, MA – MetroAir will operate Santa Flights to Lapland, Finland, home to numerous winter resorts and often referred to as the “North Pole”, throughout the month of December. Winter activities include skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, reindeer sleigh rides, meet and greets with Santa, and many others that have made Lapland a popular winter destination for years. Traditionally only accessible from…

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KANSAS CITY, MO – MetroAir Virtual today published its’ upcoming schedule changes, which will take effect beginning November 1st. The majority of the changes come in the form of seasonal flights which will bring skiers, snowboarders, and vacationers to the slopes of the Coloradan Rockies and Canadian winter resorts. Aspen, Eagle/Vail, Telluride, Montrose, Kelowna, and Kamloops will all see MetroAir…

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This month’s Pilot of the Month choice was about as easy as it gets for the MetroAir Virtual Staff. Jamie Mackay has flown a staggering 63 flights over the past 6 weeks, bringing his career total to 423 flights and 1,685 hours with MetroAir Virtual. While the numbers speak for themselves, Jamie’s community involvement is what made him stand out….

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A virtual airline is only as fun and professional as the sum of its parts, and those parts have to work together to create a positive airline environment. For the staff, this means fulfilling our roles and carrying out our duties within the realms of our volunteering abilities to give back to the community that has provided us with so…

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A few days short of 2 years of loyal service with MetroAir, Adam Trylinski has decided to step down as Hub Manager. Real world responsibilities have increased for Adam in recent months. Due to the increasing commitments and not wanting to let his pilots based at KBOS down he has chosen to step down. Adam plans to stick around for…

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MIAMI, FL – MetroAir has decided to bolster their domestic narrowbody fleet in partnership with BOC Aviation of Singapore, by placing a firm order for a total of 51 Airbus aircraft, including 29 A321ceo aircraft and 22 A320ceo aircraft. “We have increased our order for the A320 and A321 in response to the market trend and appetite for larger capacity…

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KANSAS CITY, MO – The United States Department of Defense has awarded a contract for ad hoc charter services to MetroAir Virtual today, alongside Atlas Air Inc. and Omni Air International. The highly sought after contract provides charter services for the military, mainly personnel and troop transport on high volume routes between large stations. The contract run throughout the 2017…

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