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#TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: US Airways’ Short Lived MetroJet

Founded by its refreshed carrier, US Airways, MetroJet survived for just three brief years before shutting down. On June 1, 1998, MetroJet took flight using the Boeing 737-200. The airline was referred to by the call sign USAir, referencing the connection. Today in 1998, MetroJet, operated by US Airways, was launched. #AVHistory — (@AirlineGeeks) June 1, 2015 MetroJet was painted uniquely, with a red fuselage, gray belly and a tail matching their parent company's, US Airways. The airline had…