Philippine Airlines Virtual | Bringing You the Heart of the Filipino | New Official 2021 Thread

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Welcome to the Official Thread for Philippine Airlines Virtual!

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Founded in early 2021, Philippine Airlines Virtual, also known as PRVA, is a virtual airline that provides a realistic and fulfilling experience to members of the Infinite Flight Community. Based in Manila, Philippines, it aims to showcase the interesting route network of its namesake, Philippine Airlines and its subsidiary, PAL Express. It also strives to create a wholesome and friendly environment for Infinite Flight Community members who want to explore the game and other aviation-related interests.


A Message from the CEO and Founder

Welcome to the official Philippine Airlines Virtual Website. It’s my honor to be leading this VA. The VA is one of the most welcoming VA’s out there and what I have realized is that no matter if this is your fourth or your first time being in a VA, you will always feel welcomed here. Thank you for checking out our VA and we hope to see you in the skies soon!

Our Team

Executive Team
@Andy_R - CEO and Founder @LesterXavier - COO
@uh.dxvid - Head of Public Relations @jaypzs - Head of Human Resources
@Reserved - Head of Internal Affairs
Operations Team
@Rob_M - Recruiter Manager @FireCracker- Chief Pilot
@Korgast - Events Manager @Butter1 - Events Manager
@FlightGT - Routes Manager @fly.akm - Media Manager
@hass.ik - Career Mode Manager

Philippine Airlines Virtual features all route networks of its namesake, Philippine Airlines and its subsidiary, PAL Express. It operates both regular and chartered, domestic and international flights to and from its hubs in the Philippines, including its main hub Ninoy Aquino International Airport (RPLL) in Manila as its secondary hubs, Mactan-Cebu International Airport (RPVM) in Cebu, Clark International Airport (RPLC) in Pampanga, and Francisco Bangoy International Airport (RPMD) in Davao.

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (RPLL)

Pilot Divisions and Programs

Philippine Airlines Virtual operates in three divisions and three programs.

  • The PAL Express Division - Caters most of the domestic flights around the Philippines. It is open to the rank of Cadet or higher.

  • The Philippine Airlines Division - Caters domestic and international flights to and from its hubs.

  • The PAL Historic Division - An exclusive division to the rank of Senior Captain and higher. It features historic flights that marked significant moments to the aviation history of the Philippines and Asia.

  • Airman Program - All full-fledged PRVA pilots are included in this program. They are able to enjoy and pursue flying with the airline. Ranks are imposed to maintain order and develop the pilot’s skill in flying the PRVA fleet. Awards are given to pilots who have shown dedication towards the airline.

  • Career Mode Program - The PRVA Career Mode Program aims to provide the most realistic airline pilot experience. Available once the Chief Captain rank hours are completed, pilots will work their way up the new Mabuhay ranks, each with their own aircraft available to fly one reached. To further add to the experience, pilots must take part in a certification flight for each plane they wish to fly and pilot’s are assigned routes to fly.

  • Training Program - PRVA pilots are a reflection of the VA as a whole, that’s why we must ensure that our pilots meet a certain level of standard. This is where the PRVA Training Program comes in. The program consists of items that pilots should be aware of when flying in the Expert Server. The PRVA TP will be conducted if a pilot were to fall short of the requirements to pass the Check-Ride Flight for a second time.

Philippine Airlines Virtual also communicates with other virtual airlines for possible codeshare agreements. As well as ensuring that all routes found in the database are updated to provide maximum realism to its pilots.

Our Fleet

Our fleet consists of 10 B777-300ER aircraft, 6 A350-900 aircraft, 18 A321-200 aircraft, 5 BOMBARDIER Q400 aircraft, and the DC-10, MD-11, B747-200, and B747-400 aircraft which were retired many years ago.

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Codeshare Fleet

Our route network ranges from 32 domestic destinations and 42 international destinations in 23 countries! Here is our link to our Airtable!

Philippine Airline Virtual utilizes the following media to communicate and work with its pilots. PRVA maintains a promising and enjoyable experience within its workspace, but, without compromising the professional environment for productive work of all its members.

All Infinite Flight Community rules extend to the Philippine Airlines Virtual workspace. Any violations are subject to disciplinary actions and may also lead to expulsion.

PRVA Discord Server

Our discord server is the main form of communication for all our pilots and staff. Applicants will be added to the server once their application is reviewed and approved.

Google Suite and Airtable

Google suite is the main platform we use for our documents and forms. Documents such as our handbook and training guide can be accessed using a bot command on the discord server.

Airtable is where you will find our route database which is updated regularly by our staff.

Airman Program

Career Mode Program

Philippine Airlines Virtual utilizes the Google Sites for our Website. Stay tuned for our new website coming out real soon! On the other hand, we utilize Flare for our Crew Center as it is very user friendly.

We’d love to have you onboard, PRVA! Please take a look at our requirements below and fill out the application right here!!!

Cadet Pilot Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 13 years old.

  • A functioning e-mail address.

  • An account in IFC with good standing.

  • A legitimate Infinite Flight Pro subscription.

  • A rank in Infinite Flight of Grade 3 or higher.

  • Can accomplish 1 flight per month.

  • Has access to Discord and Google Forms.

Application Process:

Written Exam

After filling out the application form, applicants will be sent an email with the link to the written test. It is expected to be accomplished within 15 minutes, with a passing rate of 80%. An IFC PM will be sent again to the applicant with their test result and other instructions.

If any query may arise regarding the application, the applicant is encouraged to reply to the email to facilitate a one-way communication with the them and the staff.

Check-Ride Flight

In addition to the written exams, pilots wishing to join PRVA must complete a Check-Ride Flight if they get 85% and below on their written exam. Upon passing the exam, applicants will be contacted by the Chief Pilot or possibly another staff member. During the flight the instructor will be assessing the following:

  • Communication with UNICOM
  • Ability to construct a Flight Plan
  • Aircraft Management
  • Communication with active ATC

The Check-Ride Flight is where the applicant will fly a flight where the departure airport will have no ATC and the arrival airport will have ATC. This will allow us to better assess the pilots ability to communicate with UNICOM and where the arrival airport is controlled by ATC to better understand their ability to communicate with ATC.

When the applicant will fly any route (assigned to them by the Chief Pilot/Instructor) The flight will require the applicant to submit a flight plan prior to their flight in a format and must be submitted 15 minutes prior to the flight a specific flight plan structure will be given to the applicant.

The Chief Pilot or possibly another staff member when assigned to the applicant will decide on the date of the flight with the applicant. Once this is confirmed, the instructor will contact the applicant 1 day prior to provide information on the flight. However, the applicant will be responsible for all aspects of the flight including planning the flight and paying attention to the other aspects mentioned above.

If the applicant were to fail a Check-Ride Flight they will be given the opportunity to take the flight once more. If they were too, unfortunately, failing their second attempt the applicant will be assigned to an instructor to begin the PRVA Training Program.

Enrollment to Crew Centre

If the applicant got a passing result in the written test, they will be enrolled in the Discord workspace and earn the rank of Cadet with its corresponding badge. From here, all correspondences regarding the application with staff will be through private chat unless specified.

Philippine Airlines Virtual Thanks the Following People For Boosting the Discord Server!

Credit for the banners goes to @hass.ik.

Philippine Airlines Virtual is not in any way affiliated, endorsed nor sponsored by Philippine Airlines.

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Amazing thread! Glad to be a part of PRVA

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Thanks for the kind words and we are also happy to have you in the team!

A note to everyone, that this is our new thread as the old one had some problems with editing, thanks for everyones patience. :D

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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Yeah an amazing thread ! I’m to glad to be part of this wonderful VA!

I can’t wait to join the staff team ^^

Baptiste

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Thanks also for the kind words, Baba! We also can’t wait to have you as our Tech Manager in the future!

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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Glad to be apart of the VA! A First Officer, aspiring to climb the ranks to the Chief Captain role!

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We are also very glad to have you as a First Officer in the VA. Can’t wait to see you progress through our ranks! :D

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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WOW! Great looking thread Andy & the PRVA team! Happy to be part of PRVA’s journey!

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Hello Andy I approve of this thread.

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Nice thread, PRVA! We’re glad to be your codeshare partner!

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Thanks soo much for the kind words, Marc! We’re soo happy to have as an Event Leader and a very active Chief Pilot! :D

Thanks, Felix! Happy to have you as a pilot!

Thanks, LOTVA! We also are very glad to have you as a codeshare partner! :D

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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Awesome work! I love all of your divisions and programs, some great ideas in there!

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Thank you soo much for the kind words, Rebal and thanks for helping us with our amazing Crew Center! ❤️

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

So glad to be apart of the staff team and a vibrant community! I can’t wait to see what amazing stuff comes next for the group 🙌

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We’re also soo glad to have you as our Head of Public Relations. Thanks for all you do! :D

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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What a sexy thread 😏 Those server boosters are pretty cool 😎

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Great Thread! Awesome job guys!

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Thanks for boosting our server and for being an amazing Events Leader, Benjamin!

Thanks a lot for the kind words, Renan. We are so happy to have a codeshare with GOLVA!

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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I’m loving the new layout! Good job!
More power PRVA.

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This is one of the best threads I have seen. Very well done.

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