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September Group Flight Recap

The September group flight was a blast! We departed from San Francisco International Airport around 2 PM PDT on Saturday, September 16, 2016. There were about 12 pilots headed to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We flew above the Sierra Mountain Range in California, then a scenic approach along the famous Grand Tetons. Thanks to everyone who flew! Our next group flight is scheduled on October 8th, 2016 at 2230z. We are heading to Havana, Cuba (MUHA) Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
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Community Development Team

The new Community Development Team has been formed and held their first meeting! The Development Team consists of: Grant Meder – Team Chairman/Human Resource Manager Aaron Schwartz – Team Secretary/SFO Domicile Manager Robby Sayles – President Derek George – Flight Operations Director Mark Savard – Community and Partner Relations Director The intent of the Community Development Team will be to to review the entire airline, and discuss what to update, improve, and/or change. We will Read more…

By Robby Sayles, ago
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Have You Seen “Sully”?

Today is the day! The movie Sully, staring Tom Hanks, officially opens in theaters worldwide. The movie, being a true story, follows the life of Captain Chesley Sullenberger who amazingly landed US Airways flight 1549 on the Hudson River after dual engine loss with no fatalities . With the movie being released today, we at Virtual United would love to hear your reviews of the film! Simply comment on this post with your review.

By Robby Sayles, ago
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United Airlines IAH & EWR Service to Cuba!

It’s official! Today we congratulate United Airlines for beginning service from Houston, TX and Newark, NJ to Havana, Cuba. Get ready to embark on a historic trip and discover the wonders and charm of the Cuban culture! The airline expects to offer its first flights to Cuba by Fall 2016.

By Robby Sayles, ago
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Want to Watch upcoming Movie “Sully”

Want to win a chance to see “Sully” at the movies?  Fly at least three PIREP’s starting September 1 through September 5th at 2359 UTC, enter for a chance to win (2) $25.00 movie gift cards to watch the film “Sully”.  We will announce the winner on Tuesday, September 6 on Twitter. Don’t follow us?  Come and visit our page at twitter.com/virtualunited.  Good Luck and Blue Skies.

By Robby Sayles, ago