New AVRP Update

We’re almost ending VirtualUA Altitude Virtual Rewards Program (AVRP) 2021 1st quarter. This means on April 1, all member’s status will reset as regular members. Please be advised due to member feedback; we will adjust all four tiers starting the 2nd Quarter. AVRP Tier’s will be the following: 

Silver: 9 (Current) to 15 (New)

Gold 15 (Current ) to 25 (New)

Platinum 21 (Current ) to 40 (New)

Diamond 30 (Current) to 60 (New)

Moving forward, we will continue to tweak the program to enhance our member experience. As mentioned during the 1st Quarter Fireside Chat, we’re always looking for feedback. We’re super excited about AVRP and all the awesome members. Did you know over 100 pilots during the First Quarter achieved at least Silver Status? With that been said, we’re pleased to announce our newest addition to AVRP, Virtual Aviator Club (VAC). We will be introducing Virtual Aviator Club (VAC) in 2022; this is an exclusive invitation only. To be considered, you would need to have achieved 2 out of 4 quarters of Diamond. This is a limited access Club, so not everyone will be invited. You will also need to participate in 80 % of our quarterly events, including Fireside Chats. Club Members will get a one-time-only VirtualUA printed T-shirt (U.S. Based members only), exclusive giveaways, an invitation to staff gatherings, open flying (charter system), and much more. We are thrilled about VAC and hope you’re as well. We want to thank all of our AVRP members and looking forward to the 2nd Quarter. Who will be our first status member for quarter 2?  We will be updating our terms and condition, which you review here: https://avrp.virtualua.org/.

AVRP and Much More

Hello VirtualUA Community,

Now that the holidays are behind us, we can now move forward with exciting developments here at VirtualUA. We want to inform you about a few new launches for the community. First, VirtualUA’s new Loyalty Program is here. You can now start tracking your AVRP (Altitude Virtual Reward Program) quarterly status via ATMOS. You can learn more about this great program here: https://avrp.virtualua.org/. Here are a few reminders; your status changes quarterly, your benefits get better as you fly more, manual PIREP’s do not receive Flight credit towards your AVRP Status, but you receive points. Once you level up, you will receive an email from the system and benefits such as Jumpseat passes. Our next AVRP project later this year will be releasing a Virtual Pilot Shop, where you can purchase virtual items with your points. 

Next, we are introducing our New PIREP Auto Acceptance System. The Automatic PIREP acceptance system will check the landing rate and route to ensure policy compliance. It will also check the flight log for in-flight refueling, diversion from planned arrival, slew mode usage, and simulation rate changes. If it detects any of those things out of compliance, the PIREP will be “held for review,” and a staff member will have to review the PIREP manually. If it does not detect any of these things, the PIREP will automatically be accepted. Please, Please, Please don’t forget your “route”; this will cause your PIREP to be rejected. Lately, we have allowed this to slide, but PIREP will be rejected according to the policy from now on.

As you know, our Program Free for the 2020 holiday season has expired; we hope you had the opportunity to get those hours in during that time. Occasionally during the year, we will have other Program Free options. Our Staff Team will be meeting this week to discuss Staff opportunities for those interested in joining our team; please watch out for the next Boarding Pass with more information. Later this month, we will be refreshing our Flight Schedules. We appreciate your patience during this process and thank you for being a part of VirtualUA. Happy Flying!