Saudia Virtual | Flying Across The Globe | Official 2021 Thread

Saudia Virtual

Flying Across The Globe

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Who Are We?

We are a virtual airline on a mobile flight simulator, Infinite Flight. Our main airline is Saudia, one of the best airline in Asia and the best in Saudi Arabia. Saudia has operated to over 130 destinations across the globe, and we are operating from Saudia main hub, Jeddah (JED/OEJN).

About Us

Saudia Virtual was founded on 1 March 2021 by Andre Daniel and got approved by the IFVARB on 10 May 2021. Saudia is one of the best airline in Asia and the best in Saudi Arabia. We operate many aircraft, ranging from the narrow-body, Embraer E-190 to the wide-body, Boeing 747-8F. What do we offer to you? We offer you to fly with our 3 airlines across the globe! We have Saudia, Saudia Cargo, and Flyadeal as our mainline airline. Also, we operated from our main hub, Jeddah (JED/OEJN) with more than 200 routes across the globe! So, what are you waiting for? Come join us and explore the world with Saudia Virtual together!

Our Mission

We are Saudia Virtual and known as SVVA, our mission is to be one of the most professional virtual airline, and can provide a realistic experience to our pilots. We always prioritize QUALITY over QUANTITY to our pilots, and we strive to uphold the highest standards of the Infinite Flight Community and IFVARB.

Hi there! I’m Andre Daniel, as known as Gritz, I’m the Founder and President of Saudia Virtual.

I started making this VA on 1 March 2021. My reason to make SVVA is, to develop my responsibility as a VA president, also I want to feel what it’s like to be a president in a VA. I’m really glad to lead and make this VA.

I invite you to join us today. Why? Because we have amazing airlines, aircraft, and routes! We have over 2720 routes across the globe on our routes database now. Also, we have an advanced Crew Center. And we are based in Saudi Arabia. I’m pleased that you choose to join us. I hope to see you onboard soon and flying across the globe with Saudia Virtual.

See you onboard!

Best regards,
Andre D. | Founder & President of SVVA

I like SVVA because it’s very exciting! The Staff is nice and helpful! They also have plenty of routes and codeshare across the globe, Saudia, and some parts of Asia! If you are looking to join a Saudi Arabian VA with some codeshare that will take you across to some parts of Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, and Americas, Saudia Virtual is a good choice!

Thifal A. | Sr. Pilot of Saudia Virtual

Being a pilot here, at Saudia Virtual is a wonderful thing, I was contacted to do the banner for the official thread and I was so glad that someone requests me to do the banner, I’ve started, after that, flying for Saudia Virtual and I love this VA now because there are amazing routes, thanks for this wonderful team also because the staff are always here to help!

Baptiste D. | Former Sr. Pilot of Saudia Virtual

Our staff team is here to provide you the best experience, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask one of our staff members!

SLT - Senior Leadership Team
IFC Position
@Gritz Founder & President
@IFPHG-CARL Vice President
@MisterRaf Senior Advisor
OLT - Operational Leadership Team
IFC Position
@Her_Majestys_Pilot Recruitment Manager
Vacant HR Manager
Vacant Events Manager
Vacant Routes Manager
Vacant Graphics Designer
Vacant Digital Marketing Manager
Vacant Flight Instructor

Want to be a part of the team?

We are also currently hiring for a staff member position! If you are interested in joining the team, please check the details here. See you on the team!

Saudia Virtual has 15 unique aircraft types and 5 liveries, ranging from the narrow-body, Embraer E-170 to the wide-body, Boeing 747-8F. Whether you prefer commercial or cargo, Saudia Virtual has it all.

Saudia Fleet

Aircraft Cruising Speed Max Speed Ceiling Range
A319-100 M0.78 M0.82 39,100ft 3,100nm
A320-200 M0.78 M0.82 39,100ft 3,300nm
A321-200 M0.78 M0.82 39,100ft 3,200nm
A330-300 M0.82 M0.86 41,100ft 6,350nm
B747-400 M0.85 M0.92 45,100ft 7,285nm
B777-200ER M0.84 M0.89 43,100ft 5,240nm
B777-300ER M0.84 M0.89 43,100ft 7,370nm
B787-9 M0.85 M0.90 43,100ft 7,635nm
B787-10 M0.85 M0.90 41,100ft 6,430nm
MD-11 M0.82 M0.88 43,000ft 6,725nm
ERJ-170 M0.75 M0.82 41,000ft 2,150nm

Saudia Cargo Fleet

Aircraft Cruising Speed Max Speed Ceiling Range
B747-8F M0.85 M0.90 43,100ft 7,730nm
B777F M0.84 M0.89 43,100ft 4,970nm
MD-11F M0.82 M0.88 43,000ft 3,592nm

Flyadeal Fleet

Aircraft Cruising Speed Max Speed Ceiling Range
A320-200 M0.78 M0.82 39,100ft 3,300nm

Livery Request Threads

Want to see more Saudia Virtual mainline liveries on Infinite Flight? Vote on the threads below!

Aircraft Livery Thread
A320-200 Saudia Thread
A320-200 Saudia SkyTeam Thread
A320-200 Flyadeal Thread
A321-200 Saudi Arabian Airlines Thread
A330-300 Saudia Thread
B747-100 Saudi Arabian Airlines Thread
B747-400 Saudia Thread
B747-400 Saudi Arabian Airlines Thread
B757-200 Saudia Royal Thread
B777-200ER Saudia Thread
B777-200ER Saudia SkyTeam Thread
B777-300ER Saudi Arabian Airlines Thread
B777-300ER Saudia Ad Diriyah E-Prix Thread
B777-300ER Saudia Formula E Thread
B787-10 Saudia Thread
L-1011 Tristar Saudi Arabian Airlines Thread

In Saudia Virtual, we operate destinations to Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, South America, and North America. We have a total of more than 2720 routes (including codeshare routes) on our routes database, across the globe! You can see our routes database and map below.

Saudia Virtual Routes Map

Saudia Domestic Routes

Saudia Middle Eastern Routes

Saudia International Routes

Saudia Cargo Routes

Flyadeal Routes

Across The Globe Program Routes

Hub Airports

As a VA, we have Hub Airports that connect airport to airport. These Hub Airports are based on real-world Saudia’s, Saudia Cargo’s, and Flyadeal’s Hub Airports, and Secondary Hub Airports.

City IATA/ICAO Code
Jeddah JED/OEJN [3D]
Riyadh RUH/OERK
Dammam DMM/OEDF
Medinah MED/OEMA

We have 8 ranks, and 5 awards rank. In here, you will see the list of all the ranks that we have, and click here to see what is unlocked on each rank.

Rank Requirements
Cadet None
Second Officer Passed Check Ride Phase / 0-19 Hours
First Officer 20-39 Hours
Sr. First Officer 40-69 Hours
Captain 70-159 Hours
Sr. Captain 160-219 Hours
Fleet Captain 220-399 Hours
Commander 400-799 Hours

Awards

Award Requirements
SkyTeam Award 800-999 Hours
AlFursan Bronze Award 1000-1299 Hours
AlFursan Gold Award 1300-1499 Hours
AlFursan Diamond Award 1500-1999 Hours
AlFursan Ruby Award >2000 Hours

Across The Globe Program

We have a program named Across The Globe Program. What is the Across The Globe Program? Across The Globe Program is a program where pilots can fly ULR Routes from our Main Hub, Jeddah (JED/OEJN) to Oceania, and the Americas with our Long-Hauler aircraft, B777-300ER, and B787-9. The routes are custom routes, so we can explore the world freely! This program is unlocked at rank 8, Commander. ATGP Destinations: San Francisco (KSFO), Seattle (KSEA), Miami (KMIA), Dallas-Fort Worth (KDFW), SP-Guarulhos (SBGR), RJ-Galeao (SBGL), Buenos Aires (SAEZ), Santiago (SCEL), Lima (SPJC), Bogota (SKBO), Perth (YPPH), Adelaide (YPAD), Melbourne (YMML), Brisbane (YBBN), Auckland (NZAA), Nadi (NFFN), and Port Moresby (AYPY).

Saudia Royal Jet Program

SVVA pilots will be able to fly, Saudia Royal Jet Program once they are reaching the rank of SkyTeam Award! With the aircraft listed below from/to any airport, they like to go to! This will give SVVA pilots freedom to explore the world!

SRJ Fleet:
Cessna Citation X
Daher TBM-930
Boeing 747-8 BBJ
Boeing 737-700 BBJ
Boeing 737-900 BBJ
Airbus A318-100 ACJ
Airbus A350-900 ACJ (Airbus livery)

SVVATC Program

For IFATC that an official SVVA pilot will be able to file their session and Training Time/Test Time flight to our Crew Center, however, they have to use their SVVA callsign in flight. If they are controlling our event, they are eligible to use the multiplier of the event, regardless of they rank.

Subsidiary

According to real-life, Saudia has a subsidiary, Flyadeal. So we tap into this to make our routes connection bigger!

About Flyadeal
Flyadeal is a Saudi Arabia LCC (low-cost carrier) airline based at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. It is owned by Saudi Arabia’s flag carrier, Saudia. Flyadeal began operation on 23 September 2017 serving domestic destinations.

Click here to see Flyadeal’s website.

SkyTeam Virtual Alliance

About SkyTeamIF

SkyTeamIF was founded in August 2018 by Air France-KLM Virtual Group and Delta Virtual Air Lines. SkyTeam has been the dream of the leadership of the two Virtual Airlines since the conception of Infinite Flight’s Global Update in 2017 and has grown to include six great VA’s on Infinite Flight. The SkyTeam Alliance has flourished behind the scenes with the integration of AF-KLM and DLVA into a centralized slack, with new SkyTeam VAs joining the force.

SkyTeamIF Thread

Global Cargo Alliance

About Global Cargo Alliance

The Global Cargo Alliance (GCA) was established in July of 2021 by UPS Virtual. Now with a growing number of members, our mission is simple - we aim to bring more awareness, exposure and excitement to the cargo portion of Infinite Flight. What can you expect from this alliance? Events, group flights, coordination of cargo activities all in an effort to continue to grow the demand for more cargo VA’s, cargo aircraft and liveries within the Infinite Flight platform. We work as one unified team here with each virtual airline having a say in how we continue to grow our alliance and our unified goals.

We are proud to be the first ever cargo virtual alliance and look forward to inspiring others to join the world of cargo and explore the many different parts of the world that our operations can take you. From small airports in the most well known places, to larger airports in the least known places, there is an adventure for everyone.

Global Cargo Alliance Thread

Middle Eastern Virtual Alliance

About Middle Eastern Virtual Alliance

Middle Eastern Virtual Alliance (MEVA) is an Alliance for all Middle Eastern VAs. Middle Eastern Virtual Alliance was founded in August 2021 by @Saudia263 & @Gritz. Middle Eastern Virtual Alliance was approved on 19 September 2021 by the IFVARB.

Middle Eastern Virtual Alliance Thread

Codeshare Partners

As a VA, we are really glad that we have many codeshare routes. Some of their routes are based on real-world codeshares. This enables pilots to fly further, with new routes, airlines, and aircraft! We are currently a partner with the following airlines.

Not Listed Above (Non-VA)
Other Codeshare Partners
Middle East Airlines TAROM
China Eastern Airlines Czech Airlines
Kenya Airways Gulf Air
Oman Air AeroMéxico

We are using Flare for our Crew Center, hosted by VAHost. What are Flare and VAHost? Flare is the latest and greatest of crew centers, offering advanced features such as ACARS, event management, and advanced plugin support, meaning you can customize Flare every which way. And VAHost is what we use to host our Crew Center. Then what is a Crew Center? Crew Center is a place where you can file PIREP, search mainline routes, see your stats, and more! And that’s all are just all in one website! You can see our Crew Center features below.

Crew Center Features
  • Manual PIREP filling
  • Mainline routes database
  • Logbook for all of your PIREPs
  • Live map to see current SVVA pilots flying on the Expert Server
  • Pilot home, with all of the information about your crew center account, and with a news feed
  • Hub page to see your hub airport

Why Us?

Saudia is one of the best airlines in Asia and the best in Saudi Arabia. Saudia is headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In Saudia Virtual, we have 3 mainline airlines, they are, Saudia, Saudia Cargo, and Flyadeal. And more than 65 codeshare airlines. Also, we have many routes with over 2720 routes on our routes database, across the globe. Saudia Virtual also has 15 unique aircraft types with 5 liveries, ranging from the narrow-body, Embraer E-170 to the wide-body, Boeing 747-8F. And that all are just in one VA, Saudia Virtual. So, what are you waiting for? Come join us and explore the world with Saudia Virtual together!

Requirements

– Must have an active Infinite Flight Pro Subs.
– Must be at least Grade 3.
– Have an active IFC account.
– Able to access Discord.
– At least 13 years old or above.
– No more than 3 Level 2 or 3 Violations in the last 60 days.
– Not on the IFVARB Blacklist or Watchlist.
– Obtain at least 70% for the written test.
– Able to log one flight a month.

Apply Now!

Apply For Staff Position

Application Process

1 | Application Submitted

Once you have submitted your application, you will be contacted via IFC within 48 hours for your application status. If you are not have contacted me within 48 hours, please send a message to this account.

2 | Written Test

If your application has been approved, you will be given the written test form, you will be asked for 50 Questions , and the passing mark is 70% (70/100). If you failed the test, you will be able to retest in one week. If you failed the test three times, you will be able to reapply in 1 month.

3 | Check Ride Phase

Once you have passed the written test and joined our Discord server, you will be given your assigned callsign, and you must complete the check ride test. You will behave to complete these three steps:
- 1. Circuit patterns on Unicom.
- 2. Fly inbound to active airspace with APPROACH/CENTER, GROUND & TOWER frequencies.

4 | Enrollment To Our Crew Center

Once you have passed the check ride phase, you must register to our Crew Center, please let our staff know after submitting it, then our staff will approve your Crew Center application. And you are all set! You can start flying with us now.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs
Can I apply when my Grade is still Grade 2? But I just need a few more landings then I promoted to Grade 3.

No, to be your application is approved, you must meet all of the requirements before applying. Failure to do this will result in the application rejected.

I haven’t contacted yet, I have applied about two days ago or so, do I need to reapply?

No, if you applied two times or more, your application will be rejected. And if you are not have contacted within 48 hours (2 days) since you have applied, please send a message to this account.

Is the tests difficult?

Absolutely, no. The written test is just basic general questions like METAR/TAF, flight operations, ATC/Unicom communication, etc. And the check rides just 3 steps and it just to ensure your Unicom and ATC communication in-game.

What platform do you guys use for communication?

We are using Discord for our communication platform.

If you have any questions, concerns, queries, or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us via this account and we will respond within 48 hours, guaranteed, or any other methods to contact us below.

92_Discourse_logo_logos-512 @SaudiaVirtual

20210512_000815 if.saudiavirtual@gmail.com

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Very nice and informative thread. Amazing work Saudia.

Blue skies!

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The best of luck for this brilliant-looking VA!

Recently I applied for a staffing position on the IFVARB website, as it does not notify you if an application has been sent, I am wondering if you received the application in my name?

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Thanks!


Gritz
Founder & President
Saudia Virtual

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Thanks! I’ll have a look at your application. Thanks for applying!


Gritz
Founder & President
Saudia Virtual

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Wow! Great thread! From all of us at CIVA: we are so glad to be partners!!!

Cordially
Deakin Pope
China Airlines Virtual
COO

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Thanks! We are also glad to be one of your partners!


Gritz
Founder & President
Saudia Virtual

Nice Thread! Awesome work Saudia! I wish the VA total success!

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Thanks for the kind words!


Gritz
Founder & President
Saudia Virtual

Brilliant thread @SaudiaVirtual!!

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Thanks!


Gritz
Founder & President
Saudia Virtual