Metro International was formed by Flying Tigers in 1981.The plan was to operate domestic and international charter flights.
The first flight(a charter) was New York to Tel Aviv on 29th March 1981.
The first scheduled flight was between JFK
on 25th March 1982,a ORD
service was soon added.
This unit never made any money for Flying Tiger,it was sold in 1983 and re-organised as Tower Air.
The aircraft used were x SQ
Hope that is of some help.