Metro Aviation Announces New Division and Additional Capabilities

Metro Aviation Announces New Division and Additional Capabilities

Metro Aviation Announces New Division and Additional Capabilities

Metro Aviation is growing its list of capabilities with the creation of Metro Gulf, a new division that adds fixed-wing aircraft to the company’s extensive list of completion services. The new division holds its own Part 145 certificate and will provide maintenance, repair and avionics services to Metro’s existing fixed-wing and rotor-wing fleet as well as external customers. 

Based in Lafayette, Metro Gulf provides software and equipment upgrades, inspections and engineering, avionics support, full airframe rewiring, structural modifications, paint services and more.

“We are excited to expand our capabilities and geography,” says Metro COO, Kenny Morrow. “We are honored to welcome Joey Calandra and his team, formerly of Avionics Solutions, to the Metro family.”

"Having worked closely with Metro Aviation for many years, our team is proud to now become part of the Metro family," says Metro Gulf director of maintenance, Joey Calandra. “We look forward to utilizing the talents of our seasoned workforce to contribute to Metro's customer-centric completion efforts through this expansion."

With the creation of Metro Gulf, Metro Aviation now has three MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) facilities, to include PAC in Mount Pleasant, PA; Metro’s headquarters in Shreveport, LA; and Metro Gulf in Lafayette, LA.

For more information, visit or meet the team during APSCON at the Metro Aviation booth.

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