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Metro Airlines/Metroflight Airlines History?  
User currently offlineN702ML From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 5907 times:

Hello all,

I was poking around online and noticed two different airlines with similar names and identical logos.

They were Metro Airlines (HY) and Metroflight Airlines (FY).

Both looked like they had a good-sized operation in the Texas area in the late 70s through the mid 80s.

Does anyone have any info to provide on these two airlines? Were they "related" since the names, logo and areas of operation so similar?



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User currently offlineRikkus67 From Canada, joined Jun 2000, 1846 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 5850 times:

Here is something interesting:


It looks like Metro had one more name... HOUSTON Metro Airlines

I haven't been able to find out much more though....

User currently offlineMtnWest1979 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 2914 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 5836 times:
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One or both were also known as Great Plains Airlines also prior to Metro/Metroflight. Metro later hooked up with Eastern to be Eastern Metro Express and Metroflight became an American Eagle carrier.

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