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MetroAir Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

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EVERETT, WA – MetroAir Virtual Airlines celebrated its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Monday with a special pre-delivery ceremony at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center. The 787-8 variant of the Dreamliner is the first of 5 first 787 orders that MetroAir has placed with Boeing. MetroAir also has 5 options and 10 airframes to be leased.

MetroAir will initially deploy the 787-8 on a series of trial flights to Los Angeles, Portland, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Austin, and Fort Lauderdale from their central hub in Kansas City. This trial period will give MetroAir an opportunity for both flight and ground crews to become familiar and get hands-on experience with the aircraft. The 787-8 will be operate on these routes until March 1, at which point they will begin service on their permanently scheduled routes.

While specifics have not been announced beyond the initial Los Angeles-Manchester route, Chief Operating Officer William Hogarth stated “the 787 is expected to make appearances in Mumbai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, and Honolulu”.

The high-profile Dreamliner is part of MetroAir’s broader fleet growth effort, which also includes the recent addition of the Embraer 145 to the regional fleet, and the Airbus A330-300 last Continue reading

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Eastern Airlines Virtual Press Release – Fleet Additions

EasternAVEastern Airlines Virtual is pleased to announce two additions to our fleet. Our first addition is the Boeing 737MAX painted in the livery of the New Eastern Airlines. The second addition isn’t an addition per se, more a returning aircraft. We are pleased to welcome back the DC-10-30 in the classic silver Hockey Stick livery. Both aircraft are now available in our Fleet Hanger and ready to be flown. For a preview check out the following video
( https://youtu.be/V9cctiypNMk). If you’d like to fly either of these beauties then come
check us out at Eastern Airlines Virtual!

Eastern Airlines Virtual offers many benefits including;

- 10 hubs spread across the United States, from traditional Eastern
Airlines hubs in Miami and Atlanta to non-traditional

Eastern hubs in Los Angeles, Dallas, and Seattle.

- Fleet Hanger with 33 Aircraft ranging from modern aircraft in new
liveries to traditional Eastern Airlines birds in the iconic Eastern
Hockey Stick livery. Fly the DC-3 to the A380 and 747-8

- Earn Ribbons and Medals flying Tours and Challenges. Our website
contains a complete pilot profile page where you can

- view and keep track of all your awards. Continue reading

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CityLink VA Announces the Addition of the BAE 146-300QT

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It is that time of the year! Sinterklaas is coming. He traditionally arrives in the Netherlands each year in mid-November (the first Saturday after 11 November) by steamboat from Spain. He then parades through the streets on his horse, welcomed by children cheering and singing traditional Sinterklaas songs. His Zwarte Piet assistants throw candy and small, round, gingerbread-like cookies, called either kruidnoten or pepernoten, into the crowd. The event is broadcast live on national television in the Netherlands and Belgium.

After this national arrival, all towns with a dock usually celebrate their own intocht van Sinterklaas (arrival of Sinterklaas). Local arrivals usually take place later on the same Saturday of the national arrival, the next Sunday (the day after he arrives in the Netherlands or Belgium), or one weekend after the national arrival. In places a boat cannot reach, Sinterklaas arrives by train, horse, horse-drawn carriage or even a fire truck.

And this year the pilots of CityLink are going to help out. We have arranged flights to Continue reading

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American Flight Airways adds aircraft to Canadian Division

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Detroit, MI Rolled out in front of media, airport workers and airline staff, American Flight Airways introduces two new aircraft to its fleet last month under their Canadian division livery.AFAQ400

The first of the two planes is the Dash 8-Q400 will be installed on routes throughout Canada as well as connection hops between the US and Canada.  Featuring a new interior design, these Q400′s are some of the most comfortable in the business.  More Q400′s are on order to be added to AFA’s express fleet.  This aircraft comes in freeware form for FS9 and Continue reading

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SparkJet Virtual Introduces Dash8-Q400 to Fleet, Turns Three Months!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — SparkJet announced today the introduction of the Dash8-Q400 on select routes from KJFK and KSFO. The Canadian made aircraft sits 78 passengers and enables SparkJet to serve destinations they previously weren’t able to due to fleet restrictions. Zeke Elias, SparkJet’s CEO was quoted saying “The Q400 will revolutionize SparkJet and will deliver the SparkJet experience to more customers all over North America”. SparkJet is also currently awaiting for VATSIM to accept the partnership. This partnership will benefit crew members because SparkJet will now be recognized as a top virtual airline operating on an excellent and professional network.

The introduction of the Q400 also comes in time for SparkJets third month celebration, a milestone when it comes to Virtual Airlines which further goes to prove that SparkJet is here for the long-run. In the meantime SparkJet is still developing a training center for the crew members to become more knowledgeable about aviation and is working on several more “updates” behind the scenes to bring the crew members and passengers the most amazing in-flight experience ever

SparkJet is still actively working in expanding its operations to SCEL, CYYZ and KMCI and is expecting to get the new schedules on-line within the following weeks. And is still taking applications for First Officers out of their KABQ or KFLL Hubs or their focus cities in KSFO and KJFK, interested? Join us today at http://spark-jet.com/index.php/content/careers! Continue reading

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SparkJet Virtual Begins Ferrying New Aircraft, Announces New Focus Cities!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida,  — SparkJet’s CEO Zeke Elias announced yesterday in an email to the employees that SparkJet had decided on new focus cities and had started the ferrying of aircraft to the airline current hubs. The new focus cities are strategically located and enable SparkJet to reach millions of new potential consumers, initially the first base to open will be Kansas City International Airport, Kansas (ICAO: KMCI) and will have a B738/B772 pilot and Flight Attendant base, the next move will be to open two international focus cities, one in Calgary International Airport, Alberta, Canada (ICAO:CYYC) and one in Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile. “We have use our connections and knowledge of the South American market to understand what the consumer wants and needs, so we decided the best business plan would be rolling out a low-cost, full service model with McDonnell Douglas MD-80′s and serve domestic and international destinations” said Zeke Elias about the new focus city in Chile.

The last new focus cities SparkJet will open is a base in Faaa International Airport in Faaa, Tahiti (ICAO:NTAA) which will open the door to the Asia and South Pacific market and will enable the crews to enjoy “Paradise”.

With the introduction of the new Focus Cities, SparkJet also announced the purchase of four B777-200LR’s from Boeing which will be coming on-line in the following weeks, “The 777′s allow us to expand to markets that the B763 did not enable us to, like Asia, the Middle East and Oceania said Zeke Elias in the email to the employees.

Finally SparkJet began ferrying two ERJ135LR’s and four ERJ170LR’s to both the Albuquerque International Airport (ICAO: KABQ) and Fort Lauderdale International Airport (ICAO: KFLL) hubs to Continue reading

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Eastern Airlines Virtual Adds Boeing 787 To The Fleet

Here at Eastern Airlines Virtual, we strive to keep growing. So we are proud to announce that the Boeing 787 has now entered the Eastern hangar. The battery and power panel problems with the earlier versions have been corrected by our engineers at Eastern. They have been flying our passengers in complete safety.

So if you like flying smaller regional or heavy metal airliners, we may have a home for you. We have a large variety of aircraft in our hangar.

Along with a large hangar, we have some of the most active pilots in our VA with very knowledgeable staff to keep you flying.

So if you have a passion for flying and want to join one of the oldest VAs on the internet, please visit our web site at www.easternairlinesvirtual.com.

See how we earn our wings, everyday!

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