[CANCELLED] The Inaugural San Diego SkyCruise and Flyout | GAT's Inaugural Event | KSAN 282000ZDEC19

Welcome to Global Airtours Virtual Airline’s inaugural flyout and SkyCruise! For this event, we will be flying at San Diego International Airport (KSAN), our base. This flyout will be different because it will include a normal flyout for the Infinite Flight Community, as well as the inaugural Group SkyCruise for Global Airtours pilots as well as members of the IFC.

About Global Airtours

Founded in October of 2019, Global Airtours Virtual Airline was founded with one purpose, to make flying enjoyable. Our virtual airline is committed to making the best possible experience for all of our pilots. We accept pilots of all kinds, so come join us today!

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About SkyCruises

Global Airtours features a unique, first of its kind pilot experience called SkyCruises. We offer two kinds of SkyCruises, Solo and Group. Solo SkyCruises allow pilots to travel the world in legs, just like a regular cruise would. A Group SkyCruise, such as this event, will be both internal and external, such as this event.

About San Diego International Airport (KSAN)

In 2015, traffic at San Diego International exceeded 20 million passengers, serving more than 500 scheduled operations carrying about 50,000 passengers each day. While primarily serving domestic traffic, San Diego has nonstop international flights to Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

San Diego is the largest metropolitan area in the United States that is not an airline hub or secondary hub; however, San Diego is a focus city for Alaska Airlines. The top five carriers in San Diego during 2017 were Southwest Airlines (34.7%), American Airlines (12.6%), United Airlines (11.9%), Delta Air Lines (10.3%), and Alaska Airlines (8.7%).


Server: Expert Server

Airport: San Diego (KSAN)

Time: 2019-12-28T20:00:00Z

NOTAM: Pattern work will not be allowed during this event. No aircraft larger than a Boeing 747. If there is IFATC provided for the event, please listen to all instructions, and we are not responsible for any ghostings, violations, or reports received during the event. If there is no air traffic control, please use unicom respectfully. For all SkyCruise participants, a separate PM will be created, where you will find the flight plan for all of the legs.

Regular Gates (Southwest, Alaska, British)
Gate Airline Aircraft Destination Pilot
Gate 1 Southwest 737 San Jose (KSJC) β€”
Gate 2 Southwest Illinois One 737 Sacramento (KSMF) β€”
Gate 3 Southwest 737 Oakland (KOAK) β€”
Gate 4 Southwest 738 Austin (KAUS) β€”
Gate 5 Southwest Orca Livery 737 Las Vegas (KLAS) β€”
Gate 6 Southwest 738 San Antonio (KSAT) β€”
Gate 7 Southwest 738 Denver (KDEN) β€”
Gate 8 Southwest 737 Portland (KPDX) β€”
Gate 9 Southwest 738 St. Louis (KSTL) β€”
Gate 10 Southwest 737 Denver (KDEN) β€”
Gate 11 Southwest 737 Orlando (KMCO) β€”
Gate 12 Alaska 739 Seattle (KSEA) β€”
Gate 13 Alaska 739 Puerto Vallarta (MMPR) β€”
Gate 14 Alaska 739 Kahului (PHOG) β€”
Gate 15 Alaska 739 Honolulu (PHNL) β€”
Gate 16 Alaska 739 Portland (KPDX) β€”
Gate 17 Alaska 739 Chicago (KORD) β€”
Gate 18 Alaska 739 Austin (KAUS) β€”
Gate 19 Alaska 739 Boston (KBOS) β€”
Gate 20 Alaska 739 Las Vegas (KLAS) β€”
Gate 21 Alaska 739 Mexico City (MMMX) β€”
Gate 22 British Airways 747 London (EGLL) β€”
Global Airtours Inaugural SkyCruiseΒ© Gates

For our inaugural SkyCruiseΒ©, we will be cruising along the coast of the Pacific in our reliable Boeing 737-700 BBJ, stopping in some of the best cities, including Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Eugene, Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver. Come join us!

Global Airtours Pilots: 2x flight time multiplier for all participants.

Note: This part of the event will have a separate PM then the regular gates.

Gate Airline Aircraft Pilot
Gate 23 Global Airtours 737BBJ @Captain_Merka
Gate 25 Global Airtours 737BBJ @Thunderbolt
Gate 26 Global Airtours 737BBJ @ButterAllDay
Gate 27 Global Airtours 737BBJ @BadPlane
Gate 28 Global Airtours 737BBJ @Mr-plane-guy1
Gate 29 Global Airtours 737BBJ β€”
Gate 30 Global Airtours 737BBJ β€”
Global Airtours Gates

Since we are a flexible airline, pilots that wish to deviate from the SkyCruise may choose a plane from our fleet and fly to their desired destination from our airports list.

Global Airtours Pilots: 1.5x flight time multiplier for all participants

Gate Airline Aircraft Destination Pilot
Gate 31A Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 32A Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 33 Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 34 Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 35 Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 36 Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 37 Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 38 Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 39 Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Gate 40 Global Airtours β€” β€” β€”
Regular Gates (International, Delta, United, Hawaiian)
Gate Airline Aircraft (ICAO) Destination Pilot
Gate 41 Delta 738 Atlanta (KATL) β€”
Gate 42 Delta 738 Minneapolis (KMSP) β€”
Gate 43 United 738 Chicago (KORD) β€”
Gate 44 United 738 San Francisco (KSFO) β€”
Gate 45 United 739 Houston (KIAH) β€”
Gate 46 Aeromexico 738 Mexico City (MMMX) β€”
Gate 47 Volaris A319 Puerto Vallarta (MMPR) β€”
Gate 48 Japan Airlines 787 Tokyo Narita (RJAA) β€”
Gate 49 Delta 738 Seattle (KSEA) β€”
Gate 50 Lufthansa A330 Frankfurt (EDDF) β€”
Gate 51 Hawaiian B767 Honolulu (PHNL) β€”

I’ll take 23!

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Got you down Mr. COO!


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I’ll take Gate 26!

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Got you down!


@BigBert10 and I will make SkyCruise FPLs the night before the event.

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What’s the estimated flight time on the sky cruise?

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3-4 hours. However, you do not have to do the whole thing if you do not want to.


10 Days Out!

Let’s make this thing huge!


Hey, can I join the SkyCruise. Callsign GAT009

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Sure! I put you down!



Multipliers have been increased for our pilots!

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Hi I would love to join, just let me know when it it is and my call sign is GAT420

@Lachy_Hollier It is 2019-12-22T16:00:00Z :).

You haven’t joined GAT yet, so you do not have a GAT callsign. You can join here.

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Time Change!

The date and time has been changed to 2019-12-28T20:00:00Z


Gates Still Open!

Event is in one week, sign up today!

Sign me up! Gate 28 Callsign GAT007!!

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Sure! See you there.

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This event has been cancelled.

Stay tuned for more Global Airtours events!

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