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

Welcome to the official thread of 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 @IFPHG_Elite-JPL - Head of Human Resources
@NoahBe - Head of Internal Affairs
Operations Team
@Auzzy20 - Chief Pilot & Instructor @ - Chief Pilot
@Korgast - Events Manager @ - Events Manager
@Rob_M - Recruiter Manager @FlightGT - Routes Manager
@ - Social Media Manager @ - 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.


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

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 14 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 a message on the IFC for 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 aspirant is encouraged to reply to the IFC PM to facilitate a one-way communication with them and the staff.

Check-Ride Flight

In addition to the written exams, pilots wishing to join PRVA must complete a Check-Ride Flight for non IFATC members. 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, s/he 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 is not in any way affiliated, endorsed nor sponsored by Philippine Airlines.

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The best thread 🔥😍

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Thanks, @Capt.Kyle. It means a lot.

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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Lovely thread, expect to see me there shortly! ;)

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Wow amazing! Happy to be an employee of this virtual airline!

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Same goes here! I’m glad to be a employee here as well ;)

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Great thread!! Expect to see me in your discord shortly😉

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On Behalf of Applejet Virtual (soon to be Approved)
I just want to Say Best of Luck and Can’t wait to see u guys in the air!!
Sam
@SWA1997
COO & Co-Founder
APJT

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Thanks, Shane. We can’t wait to have you here! 😍

Thanks, BAK. We are happy that we have you onboard as a Staff Member!

Thanks, Kyle. We are also soo happy to have you as a Staff Member at the VA!

Thanks Sam, I can’t wait to see you!

Thanks, we hope the best for you approval process!

@Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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WOW!

This thread is spectacular! Congrats on the approval Andy and the PRVA team!

Edit: Applied!

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Thanks, Mason! I appreciate it. :D

@Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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Applied. Now just waiting for the Lovebus livery.

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Nice threat y’all! Best of luck to you guys!!

Edit: thread* and congrats on approval

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Thanks @Lucasaviation! We really do appreciate it! :)

@Capt.Kyle
Philippine Airlines Virtual
Head of Public Relations

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Great, can’t wait to have you in the team!

@Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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This thread is amazing! On behalf of LOT Virtual, we wish you a successful future.


@HappyDays
Chief Executive Officer of LOT Virtual

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Lovely thread! Im really glad I was able to make the bot for you guys! 😄

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Thanks, we really appreciate you making the PRVA Bot for us!

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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Thanks, Lot. We really appreciate it!

Andy_R
Philippine Airlines Virtual
CEO & Founder

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What a nice thread! Congratulations on your approval

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