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CityLink VA Expands Fleet

CityLink Virtual Airlines is an airline based in the Netherlands. We have 2 hubs; 1 in Maastricht (EHBK) and 1 in Rotterdam (EHRD). We’re also planning a new hub… Well, let’s get to the point. We have added the Fokker 50 to our fleet, after that we created new routes for it, and now we’re looking for pilots to fly. Of course we have other planes as well. For example, we also use the Cessna 208B, Twinotter (DHC6-400), Pilatus PC12 and the Beech King Air B200. CityLink always has a freeware alternative, which the Dash 8-q300 instead of the Fokker 50.

Check www.citylink-va.com for more information, or check our Twitter account (@CityLinkVA).

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SparkJet Virtual Receives VATSIM Certification, Announces Expansion Plans!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — SparkJet announced today that VATSIM has made SparkJet a member Virtual Airline, an achievement that many virtual airlines don’t ever achieve. With the certification, SparkJet is now recognized as a top virtual airline operating on an excellent and professional network.

In other news, SparkJet announced that it has officially opened the new crew bases in CYYC and SCEL. “These new bases and operations enable SparkJet to introduce the world with a superior product for a lower cost, bringing joy back to flying” was what SparkJet CEO Zeke Elias said during the press conference. Currently the bases operate with four and two B737-600 aircraft respectively, with plans for further expansion and upgrading if there is enough demand.

SparkJet’s management team has also been traveling back and forth to Sydney, Australia during the past two months and have placed requests with the Australian government for authorization to begin service from YSSY to points around the country. When asked, Zeke Elias stated “We are all ready to begin service, all we need is approval and ferrying of the aircraft which should occur later this week.” In order to support the operation Boeing has leased SparkJet two B747-400′s for service to OMDB, YSSY and RJAA.

SparkJet is still actively working in expanding its operations at SCEL, CYYZ and YSSY. SparkJet  is still taking applications for First Officers out of their KABQ or KFLL Hubs or their focus cities in KSFO, KJFK, CYYC and SCEL, interested? Join us today at http://spark-jet.com/index.php/content/careers!

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freshJet Announces A330 Orders

GLASGOW, UK – freshJet has announced an order for 2 Airbus A330-300 aircraft to operate longhaul services from 2013. The aircraft will be based in Glasgow and Manchester to operate long-haul services. Although not confirmed, destinations may include Orlando, Vancouver, Cancun and Dubai.

The aircraft will be configured in a 2-class configuration with a seating capacity of 335 passengers.

CEO Iain Robb had this to say:
“While it’s a tremendous challenge moving into the long-haul market, I feel that the time is right and that our long-haul destinations will be a tremendous success for the airline as we can offer yet more new routes to our passengers. Our two-class configuration on board is a unique product for us as a low-cost carrier which we hope will help to make us stand out in the low-cost market. Passengers will have the choice between Economy and Premium Economy products and we hope that the latter will help to establish ourselves as a high-quality airline.”

The initial delivery is expected in August 2013.

Summer 2013 will also see more expansion for freshJet. New services to Gdansk, Venice, Split, Budapest, Athens and and Rome will also contribute to our continuing success in the European short-haul market.

“Our new European routes for Summer 2013 will only contribute to further success for us. Our new routes allow us to expand further into Eastern and Southern Europe, including both holiday destinations and city break opportunities.” added CEO Iain Robb.

These new services begin in May 2013.

Visit freshjet online @: http://www.freshjetvirtual.com

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Eastern Airlines Virtual Adds Airbus A320′s to the EAV Fleet

Eastern Airlines Virtual adds the Airbus A320-231A to its fleet! Newly created routes have been added to support this new aircraft.  Modeled by Project Airbus and painted in the modern Eastern colors by Brandon DePalo.

See the video here.
Eastern A320-231A

Other great benefits include:
- Belonging to the #1 VA in the VAFS community
- Over 10 HUBS in the USA and Europe
- Thousands of routes to fly
- New Paint Schemes
- Over 14 years of successful operations
- Great and knowledgeable management team
- Fun filled family-orientated VA

Eastern Airlines Virtual looks to continue the legacy of the Great Silver fleet by bringing it to modern times ensuring that ‘We Earn Our Wings, Everyday’!

Come and see why we are one of the oldest VAs on the net.

Check out this great virtual airline at: http://www.easternairlinesvirtual.com

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Mirage Executive Charters Gets New Domain, Aircraft and Pilot Base!

Mirage Executive Charters va, simulating Part 135 operations, has received a new domain and is now www.miragechartersva.com! We have also added the Cessna C337 Skymaster and Cessna Citation Mustang to our fleet!

Established 3.1.2012

Are you looking for a QUALITY virtual airline with a friendly member base?

Mirage Executive Charters va started at the beginning of the month and since then we have hired 22 pilots and flown an unbelievable total of 308 flights! We use the excellent, VAFS5 system!

We operate as a Part 135 charter company and fly a variety of smaller, executive aircraft!

Our fleet includes:
-Piper Arrow IV (Soon to be replaced by the Piper Saratoga)
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Ohio Express Expanding Fleet

Columbus, OH— Over the last Month Ohio Express has ordered several new aircraft to accommodate the expanding regional carrier. Ohio Express leased 3 new Beechcraft 1900D, 5 Embraer 145 LR’s, 2 Embraer 190’s, and 1 Embraer 145 XR.  “We decided to lease more of these planes because our pilot staff is growing and we didn’t have enough planes for our pilots. Now that we are expanding our rout network, our pilots can fly all over the Midwest and eastern United States, without having to worry about jump-seating to the next available aircraft. Going this route is also making us more profitable, less delays and confusion,” say CEO Justin Caughenbaugh.

Ohio Express has also announced that their Charter operations will begin at the beginning of April. Ohio express will lease an additional 2 planes, but they won’t be Embraer’s, instead they are rolling out their “Signature Series” the Boeing 737-800WL. The Charter Operations will be ran by John Farrington who is also the Director of training “Our new Signature Series 737′s will be Ohio Express’s flagship aircraft in our new charter operation. We will be branching across the United States and neighboring countries flying our elite clients to new exciting destinations. Trips can vary from a simple short hop, to a long haul with multiple destinations. Our pilots will get so see new exotic places soaring high in our new Signature Series 737-800s.”

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Fly Africa Virtual Airlines Adds to Fleet

Fly Africa Virtual Airlines has implemented two new types to our fleet of aircraft, the Boeing 757-200 based in Algiers expanding our routes further into Europe as well as the Embraer 145.

The Embraer 145 will be used to complete the shorter flights in South Africa and serve the the Balearic Islands on a daily basis from our Hub in Algiers.

Visit Fly Africa Virtual online at: http://flyafricavirtual.com/

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