SunExpress Virtual | Follow the sun with us. | Official 2024 Thread

Welcome to the SunExpress Virtual 2024 Official Thread


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Welcome to our virtual airline! Our mission is to create an inclusive and vibrant community of aviation enthusiasts from all over Turkey. We’re dedicated to organizing exciting events and bringing our members together to explore the world of aviation. Our main hub is located at Antalva Airport (LTAI), with additional bases at izmir Adnan Menderes (LTBJ) and Ankara Esenboga (LTAC). Our fleet of B737-800 NGs and B737-8 Max aircraft is perfect for short and medium-haul flights, and SunExpress is proud to have received the SKYTRAX Award for Best Vacation Airline in 2022.

So why wait? Join us on a journey to explore the beautiful cities and resorts of Europe with our slogan “Follow the sun with us.” As part of our commitment to fostering the Turkish virtual airline community, we provide our pilots with access to the latest routes, support for events, bonuses, and the opportunity to gain experience quickly. Come fly with us and discover a world of adventure!


IFC Username VA Position VA Callsign
@GoFly CEO SunExpress 001VA
@Ali_Ibrahim COO & Recruiter SunExpress 002VA
@TA-VA-EREN Head Of Internal Affairs SunExpress 004VA
@Mevlut_Kocaburun Route Manager SunExpress 005VA

Our Operations

Ranks

The rank structure has been designed to give you the best possible experience while giving you goals to achieve.

Ranks Minimum Hours Available Routes
Third Officer 0 Hour All SX Routes+ <2 Hours Codeshare routes
Second Officer 25 Hours All SX Routes+ <4 Hours Codeshare routes
First Officer 65 Hours All SX Routes+ <6 Hours Codeshare routes
Senior First Officer 95 Hours All SX Routes+ <8 Hours Codeshare Routes
Captain 150 Hours All SX Routes+ <10 Hours Codeshare routes
Senior Captain 220 Hours All Routes Available
Commercial Captain 320 Hours All Routes Available
Instructor Captain 500 Hours All Routes Available
Hubs

SunExpress Virtual has two main hubs: Antalya Airport, which serves as a gateway to the popular tourist destinations, and Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport. Antalya hub has 70 routes, while Izmir hub has 50 routes. Antalya, located on the Mediterranean coast, attracts numerous tourists, and Izmir serves as the gateway to the city and the surrounding area. Both hubs are strategically located for connecting flights and provide convenient access to various destinations.

Fleet

SunExpress operates one of the most reliable and modern fleets in Europe, comprising solely Boeing 737 aircraft – one of the longest serving and most successful aircraft families of all time. We currently operate both Boeing 737-800 NG and Boeing 737 MAX 8, which we commonly refer to as Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737-8 respectively.

Routes

SunExpress is a leisure airline operating flights between popular tourist destinations in Europe, Turkey, and the Middle East. They operate a network of more than 100 routes connecting over 50 destinations. So, whether you’re planning a beach holiday or a city break, SunExpress has got you covered


Operational Systems

For our operations we decided to use DigitalCrew for Crew Center. With high quality experience and great feature for our pilots. DigitalWeb also giving awesome support, graphics etc for us. We choose them because best experience for our pilots.


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Requirements
Be at least 13 years of age.
Be grade 3 or above.
Own a legal copy of Infinite Flight.
Be able to speak basic English.
Be able to use Discord.
Have an IFC account in good standing.
Do not appear on the IFVARB blacklist.
Be able to complete at least one flight per month.

For applying to our SXVA you can click to ‘‘Join Us’’ image or you can visit our website.


We are not in any way affiliated by SunExpress or Infinite Flight. All trademarks and logos remain the property of SunExpress. Thanks to @Teized who made the website and graphics.

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Amazing looking thread!

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Very nice thread! Glad I could help!

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Thanks Baba!

Thank you for your incredible work on graphics and website! Appreciate it.

SunExpress Virtual COO
@Ali_Ibrahim

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Nice thread!

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Very nice Thread
I am proud to be part of this VA and bring the Airline in the Air!💙

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Thanks Stan!

Thanks Momo for this great words!

SunExpress COO
@Ali_Ibrahim

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Welcome officially to the world of VA’s 😆😆
From myself and everyone at @SouthwestVirtual, we wish you the best of luck with operations 🫡

Cheers
United403
Chief Photographer for SWVA

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One of the best !

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We eagerly await all the pilots joining SXVA!

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I love SunExpress Route

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What a lovely thread, and congratulations on being approved by the IFVARB!🎉

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Thanks for this letters. Just want to notice we approved in early 2023.

Thanks!

Thanks! So we are waiting you to SXVA :)

SunExpress Virtual COO
Ali Ibrahim

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Here’s the few Screenshots from our pilots!





Join our family Today! Event’s, Codeshare’s coming soon!

Join Us!

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These photos look great!

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Thanks!

SunExpress Virtual CEO
GoFly

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Great looking thread, great destinations all over Europe, also really enjoy flying this airline in real life! Applied!!!

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Thanks! Welcome to SunExpress Virtual!

SunExpress Virtual COO
Ali Ibrahim

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Our Trailer is out now! Here is the link for YouTube video! Special Thanks to @TURKISH-AVIATORSYT for YouTube Video!

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Just watched the trailer. Excellent production, and editing. Nice livery. Looks like an exciting new VA. Hopefully it will attract more people, to join.👍😀🇬🇧

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