We believe that dedication is everything. We believe that pilots should have goals and strive to achieve them. So to fly new aircraft, you have to unlock them!
Cadet is the entry-level position. When you join Thai Virtual, you will become a cadet. Once you reach 10 hours you will become a second officer. Earn hours by flying aircraft. Cadets are able to fly mainly short-haul routes but can quickly boost their hours by flying the Routes of the Week!
Build your fleet!
As a cadet, you will begin with a fleet of Thai Smiles A320s and Nok Air Dash-8 Q400s. As you build hours, you will unlock ranks and therefore build to your fleet! As a cadet, you can fly any route that is flown by the Dash-8 Q400 or the Thai Smiles A320!
Fly Around the Globe!
As a cadet, you will have access not only to Thai Smiles and Nok Air but also all regional codeshare flights! This means that you could fly a variety of aircraft along with your fleet and discover every corner of the world!
10 – 19.59 Hours
To reach the rank of Junior First Officer, you must achieve 20 hours. We believe that this jump might seem short but we believe that it is important to have a stepping stone between the early ranks to the heavy ranks.
Add To Your Fleet!
When you reach Second Officer, you unlock the Boeing 787-8 and the McDonnell Douglas MD-11. Second Officer lets you discover the planes of the future and the planes of the past on a variety of routes!
Unlock More Routes!
As you reach Second Officer, you unlock short-haul codeshares, which are considered 1h 30 – 3h. This allows you to discover the world even more!
Junior First Officer
20 – 49.59 Hours
The rank of Junior First Officer is a big leap from Second Officer. This requires the pilot to earn more hours and therefore become more familiar and equipped for larger aircraft and longer range flights.
Meet the A330!
The Junior First Officer is able to fly the mighty A330-300! A newly reworked aircraft, the A330-300 has a unique ability to fly long haul while having the feel of a narrow-body aircraft! It’s a real treat to fly!
Unlock some long haul codeshare routes such as SKBO (Bogota) to LEMD (Madrid) on our codeshare with Avianca VA. This allows Junior First Officers to get a taste of the long-haul life.
Senior First Officer
50. – 99.59 Hours
The rank of Senior First Officer is a rank that requires dedication. This is the first rank of seniority and it requires the pilot to prove they have the skills to climb further
Triple 7 Party!
A big part of Thai Airways’ operation is the 777. Thai Airways operates several variants of 777. At Senior First Officer, you unlock the 777-200ER and the 777F. Thai Cargo operates a fleet of 777Fs and as a Senior First Officer, you get to fly cargo routes!
Different Types of Routes
As a Senior First Officer, you unlock the 777F which flies cargo routes. That means you unlock routes such as Liege and other Cargo destinations! Along with that, you unlock more codeshares!
100 – 174.59 Hours
The rank of Junior Captain is a prestigious one. All Junior Captain’s have shown their dedication to Thai Virtual and have earned respect and honor. Once a pilot reaches Junior Captian, the 75 hours seem like a piece of cake.
4 Engines > 2 Engines
At Junior Captain, you unlock the first Thai Virtual 4 engine aircraft, the A340-600. The A346 was a big part of Thai Airways’ operations in the early 2000s. The A346 was able to fly Thai Airways’ longest flights with fuel efficiency that made ultra-long-haul routes profitable. As well as the A346, you also unlock the 777-300ER!
Once you reach the rank of Junior Captain, you will have unlocked over 75% of routes*. This is time to go back and fly your favorite route or fly one you haven’t flown before
* excluding codeshares
175 – 300 Hours
The rank of Senior Captain is the last rank before reaching ATP Captain. This rank allows pilots to prove they are worthy of reaching ATP Captain. Put in the hours and enjoy the rewards later.
At Senior Captain, you unlock two of the most popular aircraft in the fleet, the A350-900 and the Boeing 747-400. The queen of the skies is a beauty to fly and the A350-900 is a tricked out toy!
Unlock almost all of the codeshares in Thai Virtual’s extensive codeshare collection. Choose to fly almost any aircraft anywhere in the world!
End of the Road…
ATP Captain is the final rank. When you reach ATP Captain, you unlock the A380-800. This completes the fleet!…
Royal Orchid starts here!
Royal Orchid is our frequent flyer program! Once a pilot has completed they ranks, they need 200 more hours and at 500 hours, Royal Orchid begins!