Eastern Airlines Virtual Turns 15 Years Old!

August 9th, 1998 was the beginning of Eastern Airlines Virtual.  The Internet age was still fairly new for the mainstream computer users.  Still, a group of guys who enjoyed flight simulation wanted to start this Virtual Airline.  Using services like CompUServe, America Online, and other various bulletin board systems, they were able to connect and get the Golden Falcon back in the air again.

Today, there are several hundred virtual airlines around today.   Many are very successful and there are others that are struggling. but we all share a great hobby.   It does take a lot of hard work and dedication to make a VA work.  Here at Eastern, we have shown that we have that dedication.  We continue to Continue reading


Atlantic Skies Celebrates 20 Years of Virtual Flight

Salt Lake City, Utah, – Atlantic Skies, the oldest continuously operational virtual airline on the internet, will celebrate its 20th anniversary on January 4th, 2013. It was on that date in 1993 that Andrew Phillips flew the first route for something he called “Atlantic Skies Airlines”.

Atlantic Skies pushed the Virtual Airline envelope by introducing the first automated web-based pilot reporting system (AAMS – 1999).

This was followed by the first automated, desktop ACARS system (AACARS – 2002) that integrated with Flight Simulator using FSUIPC to report directly to the corporate server.

For over two decades this virtual airline has evolved and forced changes in the industry, and has continued to fly with extraordinary success.

Though many have come and gone, this is one VA that will be around for another twenty years – if past history has anything to do with it.

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Canadian Xpress 3 Year Anniversary Fly-In

Canadian Xpress would like to invite all pilots & virtual airlines to join us on Saturday August 18 starting at 09h00edt (13h00z) for our August 2012 fly-in where we celebrate our 3rd anniversary! Thanks to all our virtual pilots who have made Canadian Xpress the virtual airline that it is.

So we urge you to spread the news and invite virtual pilots from all over to join us for this event.

Departing from beautiful Victoria (CYYJ), British Columbia, we will head north to Yellowknife (CYZF), NWT to tackle some great fishing and the Aurora Borealis!

This is an open invitation to all pilots no matter what your Continue reading


Eastern Airlines Virtual Flies their 10 Millionth Passenger

On June 18th, 2012, Eastern Airlines Virtual surpasses 10 million passengers on VAFS.  Since September of 2008 when Eastern adopted the VAFS client for keeping track of our flight information, we have been able to keep track of our milestones.  Last month, we reported that we had flown over 250 billion pounds of cargo and now we are glad to report that our 10 millionth passenger has flown with us.

We have some of the most dedicated pilots and staff members in our virtual airline and we continue to strive to make it better.  Anyone with a passion for flying is encouraged to visit our website.

We are gearing up for our 14th year anniversary in August, yes, this airline started in 1998 and continues to run strong.  We are currently ranked #1 on the VAFS power ranking.

Please visit and see how we earn our wings, everyday!


Canadian Xpress® 2nd Year Anniversary Fly-In

Already 2 years and over 18,000 flights, the success our VA is undisputable thanks to all of our pilots!

In order to celebrate in an appropriate manner, Canadian Xpress® would like to invite all pilots to join us for our August 2011 fly-in where we travel the eastern part of Canada.

Departing from Halifax (CYHZ), we will travel west to the nation’s capital of Continue reading


Eastern Airlines Virtual Celebrates its 13th Anniversary!

Eastern Airlines Virtual is celebrating its 13 year anniversary this August as we continue to be one of the oldest VA’s in operation! To celebrate this occasion, we are having an anniversary multiplayer flight on August 9, 2011 at 8:00pm. We are also starting weekly multiplayer flight events this month.

Eastern Airlines Virtual has these other fantastic benefits:

-          Over 10 HUBS in the USA and Europe

-          Many great destinations

-          New and classic Paint Schemes

-          Large and varied fleet

-          13 years of successful operations

-          Great and knowledgeable management team

-          Fun filled family Continue reading


Phoenix Virtual Airways Celebrates Anniversary In Grand Style

NEW YORK, New York – It was Easter weekend, 2010, when Phoenix Virtual Airways (PVA) first took to the air in its current form. To celebrate one year of continuous operations, PVA has increased the number of airlines served to over 275, updated the website, and released significant updates to its proprietary ACARS.

“A year ago we started with 7 airlines and 27 pilots,” said Jeffrey Kobus, EVP of Airline Development, in a statement. “Since then we have added over 250 more airlines and PVA’s Military Air Reserve Force. Our pilots have recorded over 10,000 flight hours and our highest time pilot has over 1,000 hours.”

Michael Moro, CEO, stated, “It has been an amazing first year for PVA by any measure. The pilot community here is second to none and we look forward to many more years.”

PVA started with 5 major passenger airlines based in Continue reading


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