Hub Update

San Francisco Hub Update

Hey Pilots! We have reached the middle of September and we are still in the midst of a hubwar! The domicile with the most hours will be able to win a prize. We encourage everyone to fly so we can come out on top! We are the biggest hub, so we should be able to finish this just fine. Reminder, there’s also a screenshot competition ongoing this month! You could win by posting five of Read more…

Community Relations

Technology Briefing

Summer was a busy season for the Technology Team.  We worked closely with Marketing and Communications to implement our new branding as well as ensure our GDPR compliance.  The entire staff team worked tirelessly alongside us to implement and launch alongside  You may also have noticed some of the changes implemented in support of the Airline Operations Team such as the Hub Statistics page. The team also welcomed a new member Giovanni Medrano as our Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
Airline Operations

Meet our Airline Operations Team

My name is Jay Kidder and I am your Managing Director of Airline Operations here at VirtualUA. Some of you might recognize my name from when I was the Flight Operations Manager at the Washington Dulles Domicile. Since then, we have created an entirely new department called Airline Operations. What does this department do? We manage the community here at VirtualUA as well as organize awesome group flights and events for all of our members. Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
Careers

August 2018 Recap

August was a great month for Virtual United Social Club, Inc (VirtualUA)!  Our pilots flew an amazing 3,335 hours, during 980 flights! That averages out to 3.4 hours per flight or the equivalent of 1,055 trips from KBOS to KMCO.  There were 50 new Pilots brought onboard, as well as several new Staff members recruited. (Shameless plug: are you interested in being a part of the team? E-Mail [email protected] to find out more!)     Aside Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
September 11

9/11 | Day of Remembrance

Greetings Flight Simulation Community, As you know, today marks 17 years after 9/11/2001. We lost 3,000 beautiful lives that day due to the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center. These tragic events shaped our worlds forever with the induction of TSA, airline layoffs and following bankruptcies. United and American were among the hardest airlines hit by these tragedies. Regardless of biases, the United States pulled together as one, and we learned that there is Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
Careers

Now Hiring

We are currently hiring the following staff positions: Flight Operations Manager (Houston and Chicago): Flight Operations Managers must be available by email, forums, Discord, and social media as much as possible. They are the first line of contact for pilots assigned to their respected domicile. They are responsible for the oversight of their domicile, including monitoring pilot activity and reviewing Flight Reports to ensure they are within requirements of the Virtual United Member Handbook, and Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
Community Relations

September 2018 Flight Schedules Update

Hello Community Members, Wednesday evening we will be updating all Star Alliance routes based on current schedules available through FlightAware.  As part of the process, all existing flight bids will be temporarily removed.  Once the update process is complete, flight bids will be restored using the new routes. IMPORTANT NOTES: In some cases, the system may remove a flight bid if a matching route cannot be found in the updated system. Flights in progress during Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
Community Relations

Meet IAH’s Newest Flight Operations Manager

 I wanted to take a moment and formally introduce myself to you as your new Flight Operations Manager.  My name is Sammy Holmes and I’ve been involved in the Flight Simulation community for almost 16 years.  I’ve been flying on VATSIM for 14 of those years.  I was a previous Domicile Manager for VirtualUA and IAH back in 2014/2015 before military requirements took over my time. Real World I’ve been involved in Aviation for almost Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
Press Release

Virtual United Social Club, Inc. Renews Non-Profit Status

For more information, contact: Tyler McBee Vice President of Marketing & Communications [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Virtual United Social Club, Inc. Renews Non-Profit Status Virtual United Social Club, Inc. has renewed its non-profit status in the state of Texas, further solidifying the organization’s standing in the flight simulation community. VirtualUA’s founder and president, Robby Sayles has been working with the organization’s legal team throughout the process. “We are excited to have renewed our non-profit status Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
Press Release

Virtual United Social Club, Inc. Enters Into Legal Agreement With United Airlines

For more information, contact: Tyler McBee Vice President of Marketing & Communications [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Virtual United Social Club, Inc. Enters Into Legal Agreement With United Airlines After communicating with the company’s legal representatives, Virtual United Social Club, Inc. (VirtualUA) has entered into a legal agreement with United Airlines, Inc. (“United”). This legal agreement recognizes VirtualUA as a non-profit organization and protects the organization against any legal action by United. “This agreement between VirtualUA Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago