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20 years since MetroJet’s forced post-9/11 closure. Remembering the service’s Florida operations

On September 24, 2001, US Airways announced it was shutting down its successful MetroJet subsidiary in the wake of the attacks of September 11. From a Florida perspective this is significant, because with the shuttering of MetroJet, outside a later attempt to make Fort Lauderdale an international hub, US Airways ceded much of its dominant […]