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IATA Virtual commenced operation in 2018, our vision is to provide our pilots with the most immersive experience of flight Simulation. With us you will fly Real World routes using authentic timetables and the aircraft type used by real world airlines. There are no restrictions on which simulator program you use when flying with IATA Virtual. We have provided an overview of different areas of our airline further down, if this is for you? and you are up to the challenge? we are waiting to welcome you on board.


Our mission and ethos is simple we want you to enjoy your time flying with our Airline and for it to be a FUN experience. We will not overwhelm you with rules, regulations and red-tape, however passenger and crew safety is of paramount importance to the airline. If you like what you have read so far, then why not come and join us at IATA Virtual. Click here  to fill in your application form, we are waiting to welcome you on-board.

Please note; We are not affiliated, linked or associated with IATA the trade association representing 280 airlines in 120 countries.

Click here  to go to the official IATA website.

IATA Virtual is proud to be associated with and operate aircraft manufactured by Boeing and Airbus. Our fleet consists of short, medium, and long haul aircraft. We fly the much loved B737's B747's B757's B767's B777's and B787 Dreamliner.   Our Airbus fleet includes the A319 for those short hops through to A350 for long haul. We have added another level of realisim for our pilots by using the same aircraft type on our schedules as used by our big brothers in the real world of aviation. Visit our Fleet Management page for more information you can find it in crew centre.

A question we are asked, “when can I fly a Jumbo Jet?” At IATA Virtual You will be promoted based on hours accumulated in your logbook starting as a Cadet, Third Officer, and rising through our structured rank promotion program. More information on rank structures and promotions can be found at the crew centre. IATA Virtual prides itself on ensuring its aircrew are trained to the highest standards, as passenger safety is of paramount importance to the airline. So the answer to the question, When you have accumulated the hours and passed your check ride with our CFI, Chief Flying Instructor. Are you up for the challenge?, we look forward to welcoming you to our airline.

IATA Virtual schedule mirrors real world routes and its network stretches across most continents with destinations in Europe, USA/Canada and Africa, with Australasia and South America opening up very soon. We have hubs at the following locations, when you register to join, pick your favourite.

  • =====AFRICA=====
  • FAOR - Johannesburg, South Africa
  • =====AMERICA=====
  • KORD - Chicago O'Hare
  • KATL - Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson
  • KLAX - Los Angeles International
  • TJSJ - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • =====EUROPE=====
  • EGLL - London Heathrow
  • EGKK - London Gatwick
  • EHAM - Amsterdam Schiphol

Our automated PIREP system is simple and easy to use and provides all the necessary "tools" our pilots require from planning their flight using real world flight schedules through to recording hours flown, at the end of the flight. As in the real world of aviation, there are, some practicalities when using PIREP software and rules to follow, and our system is no different visit our crew centre and checkout PIREPS for more information.

Current live flights

Active bookings

Pilot Flight No. Dep ICAO Arr ICAO PAX Cargo Aircraft Status
  Clive White KL104 FACT EHAM 101 1300kg B77W In Progress

Latest 10 flight reports

Flight No. Departure City Arrival City Pilot Aircraft Landing Rate
UPS714 FAOR FALE   IATA005 BOEING767-300ER_V2 767 F UPS -249fpm
UPS714 FACT FAOR   IATA005 BOEING767-300ER_V2 767 F UPS -119fpm
UPS714 FIMP FACT   IATA005 BOEING767-300ER_V2 767 F UPS -142fpm
SAA2662 FIMP FACT   IATA001 767 V2 - 1130 767 SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS -181fpm
MN702 FALE FACT   IATA002 B737-800J AXP UNITED AIRLINES N33286 737-800 -100fpm
UPS2662 FALE FACT   IATA001 767 V2 - 1130 767 F UPS -229fpm
CW777 FACT FAGG   IATA002 B737-800F AXP TUIFLY D-ATUK 737-800 -1fpm
UPS714 FAOR FIMP   IATA005 BOEING767-300ER_V2 767 F UPS -52fpm
UPS714 FACT FAOR   IATA005 BOEING767-300ER_V2 767 F UPS -27fpm

Top 5 greased landings this week

Pilot Name Flight Number Airport Date Landing Rate Performance Score
  Clive White CW777 FAGG 2018-11-14 -1.00fpm 95%
  Clive White MN702 FACT 2018-11-16 -100.00fpm 100%
  Clyde Hayward UPS714 FAOR 2018-11-18 -119.00fpm 93%
  Clyde Hayward UPS714 FACT 2018-11-17 -142.00fpm 100%
  Lawrence Mc Donald SAA2662 FACT 2018-11-17 -181.00fpm 100%

Latest Members

Pilot Name Country Hub Hired Date
  Levon Quintin U.S.A U.S.A Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport 2018-08-13
  Craig Charles Kenya Kenya London Gatwick Airport 2018-08-11
  Namik Mahmutovic Germany Germany Amsterdam Schiphol 2018-07-11
  Aron Griffiths United Kingdom United Kingdom London Heathrow 2018-07-06
  Graesen Wood South Africa South Africa Amsterdam Schiphol 2018-05-08
  Joachim Heimfeld Germany Germany London Heathrow 2018-04-07
  Emile Hallaby South Africa South Africa O. R. Tambo International Airport 2018-03-27

Latest News Feed

Now Serving Emirates , New Aircraft A388 and B773
posted by Lawrence Mc Donald on 2018-05-15

Now Serving Cathay Pacific, Emirates to Follow
posted by Lawrence Mc Donald on 2018-05-14

Now serving Qantas and Delta Routes
posted by Lawrence Mc Donald on 2018-05-04

Now Serving Fly Dubai , Mango Routes to Follow
posted by Lawrence Mc Donald on 2018-04-03

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