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Welcome to the new Virtual United Airlines
A modern virtual airline for modern flight simulation
Why Choose Virtual United Airlines?
Virtual United Airlines is one of the most active and largest virtual airlines operating today.
To make flying more fun, we do not require check rides or tests and like to help members new to the hobby.
188 Active Pilots
Our pilots must file a PIREP at least once every 30 days to remain active.
78,425 Flights Flown
All of our flights have totaled over 137,200,155 miles! That is almost the distance from Earth to Mars.
569,447 Hours Flown
We've flown over half of a million hours! That's why we're one of the most active VA's in the world!
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I hope this note finds you well. Two quick updates this week and a note about what’s next. First, and most importantly, VUAL HR is now open, and up and running. We decided to go with a soft launch and so far, we have welcomed a handful of new pilots to the VA. UAL007 Colin Atwood has hit the ground running and is eager bring on more pilots! Second item: VUAL is now back on the VATSIM Partner VA listing. This is a great advertising tool for us and the main source of new pilots.
Next item: schedules!!!
Below are some staff announcements and a brief update on VUAL HR.
Please join me in congratulating UAL007 Colin Atwood, our new Director of HR. Colin reports directly to Jonathan Kost, Chief Administration Officer. HR will be opening back up very soon, so stay tuned for that announcement.
Please join me in congratulating UAL005 Liam Duffy, our new VP – Schedules. Liam will also be a member at large on the VUAL Board of Directors. Liam has many years of real-world flight dispatcher experience.
Please join me in congratulating UAL100 Vince Hendrickson, who will be a member at large
Welcome to February! A quick update on some of our activities these past couple weeks. First off, we are close to announcing changes to the HR dept. Stay tuned for staffing announcements and VUAL re-opening its doors to new and returning pilots. We are also close to regaining our status as a Partner VA with VATSIM. Both of these items should be completed in the next week or so. Second, we are trimming the rosters once again. Pilots who have not flown in the last 60 days (even though the Ops guide says 30 days) will be removed. Once
I hope this note finds you well.
Lots of updates this week, and a peak at some of the changes coming. First things first, if you are not linked to VUAL Discord, you are not going to hear much from the VA. We are moving away from e-mail and there are ongoing discussions regarding the future of our forums. PLEASE get connected with our Discord ASAP.
Last week we terminated over 220 pilots who were inactive for over 60 days an on long-overdue LOAs. This was a huge task. Currently we are working
VUAL HR will not be processing new pilot applications until further notice. If you have applied, your application is on hold. We will be addressing HR and resume processing new pilot applications as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience!