CONTINENTAL VIRTUAL AIRLINES AWARD PROGRAM



A320-321

Complete all flights sequentially. Each flight must be conducted in an A320/A321. This award will bring you coast to coast with a few interesting stops in between. Enjoy!

A-380


To earn this award, you must complete a flight sequence (meaning arriving and departing) from every airport city that is served by the A-380 within the United States. Currently, these airports are: LAX, SFO, JFK, MIA, IAH, ATL, IAD & DFW. YOU MUST USE THE A380 or 744 AIRFRAME ONLY. Other Airframes ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE for this award.

737Bronze

737Silver

Complete all flights sequentially. Each flight must be conducted in a 737-series aircraft.


Clearly, the 737 is a workhorse of the airline. The award traces the route that a single plane took over a four day period. Flying this award is an easy way to build some decent hours! Please refer to the COA awards log sheet for acceptable route pairings.

757

To earn this award, you must start the tour and fly it in the published path. This award replicates a possible routing of a 757. For the award, you may fly any variant of the 757. Please refer to the COA awards log sheet for acceptable route pairings.

50 State Tour

To earn this award, just land at any airport in all 50 states.

Alaska

Region

To earn this award, you must land at least once at each airport in the list of Alaskan destinations. Take this opportunity to hone your landing skill as some of these fields are pretty small. This award starts at PANC and must be flown Hub 'n' Spoke style.

Aussie

To earn this award, you must complete a flight sequence that is longer than 8 hours. You must land at an airport in Australia and return to your departure to earn this award. You may also start at an airport in Australia and return.


Bermuda

This award is meant to show our respect for all those that have lost their lives while flying or sailing within the confines of the Bermuda Triangle.
This award may be flown in either direction, and start from any of the airports included in the award. You must return to your airport of origin to earn this award. You can fly this award in the King Air 350, Dash8 Q400 or the A320/B738 airframes.
Please make sure you chose the appropriate route for the airframe you are flying. You may mix airframes for this award. KFLL, TXKF, TJSJ

California Seaplane

To earn this award, you must fly to and land at each of the following airports: L11 C39 1C9 5CA9 CN20 T38 0O0 E20 O06 H77 22CA S74

Canadian Tour

To earn this award, you must land at least once at each airport listed in the Canadian Tour. Please refer to the COA awards log sheet for acceptable destinations.

Caribbean Tour

Land at each airport in the list of destinations. You may fly to them in any order you wish.

Please refer to the COA awards log sheet for acceptable route pairings.

Central American Tour


To earn this award, you must start the tour from the KIAH airport and land at least once at each airport in the list of Central American destinations. After the tour is complete, you must return to KIAH. (You do not need to start each flight from KIAH, just the first one.) Due to some of the terrain considerations, you are restricted to the B757 or below.

China Award

To earn this award, you must complete a flight sequence that is longer than 8 hours. You must land at an airport in China and return to your departure to earn this award. You may also start from an airport in China and return.

Class B

To earn this award, you must complete the list of American Class B airports by landing at least once at each airport. Please refer to the COA awards log sheet for acceptable destinations.

Class C

To earn this award, you must complete the list of American Class C airports by landing at least once at each airport. Please refer to the COA awards log sheet for acceptable destinations.

Cleveland Region Tour


To earn this award, you must fly to each of the airports listed on the table, flying in a Hub 'n' Spoke fashion between a COA hub and the KCLE Regional Award destination airports.

For clarification of "Hub 'n' Spoke", This type of flying means that you must return to the airport of origin before proceeding to the next airport. KCLE-KABE then KABE-KCLE

Coast to Coast


To earn this award, you must fly from one of the listed west coast airports to one of the listed east coast airports or vice versa. You may fly in either the east or west direction. To earn a bar, you must complete 10 coast-to-coast flights.


COA Events


To earn this award, you must participate in a Continental Virtual Airlines sponsored event. Participation in 10 events thereafter earns an additional star on the award. Events applicable to this award are determined by the Vice President of Events and will be announced along with the general announcement.

Code Share

To earn this award, you must fly at least one code share route for each of our code share partners. There are currently 8 partners. Please list flight number, partner airline and date.

Continental Cape Tour


You get to spend a little time touring around sunny Florida. It's modeled off of the Cape Air operations as they are today.

To earn this award, begin at Sarasota and fly all the airports all the way to Key West then back to Sarasota in the order as they're listed in the route table.

Continental Hub Tour

To earn this award, you must fly a series of flights between the Continental Virtual hubs and North American focus cities, landing at each one with the exception of the first airport where you're not required to land, only takeoff from it.



Denver Hub



Get ready to turn the clock back to 1982 and early 1983 and Relive the life as a Denver Hub Pilot as the airline slides towards it first bankruptcy in the 2nd half of our Denver Retro Awards. To earn this award you must fly a series of five flight routes. The routes must be flown such that your point of departure for the current flight must be the destination from your previous flight (excluding the first leg) and in the sequence shown in the route table. Please fly the 727 airframe on this award. But, if you do not have the 727, you may use the E175 and its substitutes



Dangerous Airports



There are many dangerous airports all over the world that challenge a pilots skillset for a number of reasons; close objects, elevation, short runways, difficult approaches/departures and heavy traffic are factors that present even the best pilots with a certain pucker factor. The airports in this award cover all of those aspects. To earn this award, you must successfully land at each one of the listed airports.....If you are brave and good enough!

Denver

Retro Tour


Get ready to turn the clock back to 1982 and early 1983. To earn this award, you must land at each of the destinations listed on Denver Retro Award destinations on the COA awards log. Please fly the 727 airframe on this award. But, if you do not have the 727, you may use the E175 and its substitutes.


Dubai


To earn this award, you must complete a flight sequence that is longer than 4 hours. You must land at an airport in Dubai/UAE and return to your departure to earn this award. You may also start at an airport in Dubai/UAE and return. You may use code share flights for this award.


Europe

To earn these awards you must land at each of the designated airports for the Eastern, Western and Southern European areas. Please refer to the COA awards log sheet for acceptable destinations.

Hawaii

To earn this award, you must fly to and land at each one of the airports in each section.

Houston Region

To earn this award, you must fly to each of the airports listed on the table, flying in a Hub 'n' Spoke fashion between Houston and the Houston Regional Award destination airports. . Please refer to KCLE Regional description for Hub 'n' Spoke clarification


Iceland


To earn this award, you must land at BIKF (Keflavik) 5 times from 5 different originating airports. The 757 is the airframe of choice for this award, but it is not mandatory.


Japan

To earn this award, you must complete a flight sequence that is longer than 8 hours. You must land at an airport in Japan and return to your departure to earn this award. You may also start at an airport in Japan and return.

Mexican

To earn this award, you must land at least once at each airport listed in the Mexican Tour airports.


Micronesia


This award has a total of 4 leg segments. Each leg segment must be flown in order, but not in succession to earn this award. Meaning you may jumpseat, do other flights and then return to the last airport and resume the award. All flights must be flown in the 738


Military


To earn this award, you must complete the military tour legs in any order. Legs for this tour include KNSI, KEDW, KADW and KXMR. You must return to your airport of origin to complete this award. This award must be flown in a cargo type aircraft. The routes are listed for the 74L; which is the Dreamlifter. The MD-11, 777 and 74F are suitable for this award.



Newark Region


To earn this award, you must fly to each of the airports listed on the table, flying in a Hub 'n' Spoke fashion between a COA hub and the Newark Regional Award destination airports. Please refer to KCLE Regional description for Hub 'n' Spoke clarification.

Ohio Water

To earn this award, you must fly to and land at each of the following airports: 1G5, O12, 6IN7, KSKY, 3W2, KBKL




Pacific Hop




To earn this award, you must complete 5 flights which are 2,000 or more nautical miles, span the Pacific Ocean and include an airport in the North American continent, less Alaska, as either the departure or destination. That means either: Canada, United States, or Mexico. They can be in either the eastbound or westbound direction.


Airports on Guam, Hawai'i, and Japan, Korean Peninsula, and China are acceptable. The east boundary is the Hawaiian Islands and the west boundary is Bangkok, Thailand. Every 10 hops earns an additional bar.



Pond Hop


To earn this award, you must complete flights which span the Atlantic Ocean and include an airport in the North American continent as either the departure or destination. That means either: Canada, United States, or Mexico. They can be in either the eastbound or westbound direction. Airports on Greenland or Iceland are not included. Every 10 hops earns an additional bar. Airports in South Africa are included in this award.

Ring of Fire


To earn this award, begin at any of the airports in the list below and then fly either clockwise or counterclockwise until you return to the originating airport. Be mindful that some of the airports are at high altitude and that most of the legs will require long-haul aircraft. Fly the same plane for each leg on this loop.

Star Alliance Tour


To earn this award, you must begin in Newark and fly all of the legs on the table. You may choose to fly it in the reverse order. Continental Airlines was a proud member of the Star Alliance before the merger with United Airlines.


South America



To earn this award, you must start the tour from a valid COAVA hub and land at least once at each airport in the list of South American destinations. To complete the tour, you must return to a valid Continental Virtual hub. (You do not need to start each flight from a hub, just the first one.) The order of airports in the destinations is up to the pilot. Plan ahead as some of the destinations are at high altitude.


Tobacco

Tour


To earn this award, you must fly hub-n-spoke fashion from KIAH, KEWR or KCLE to these 5 tobacco rich areas.

MKJS, MKJP, MWCR, MDPC & MUCU

Airframes for this award are 737 and 757.

USA GA Tour

To earn this award you must fly a GA aircraft to each of the airports listed on the COA awards log sheet. This is a long one!

VATSIM Flight Award


To earn this award, you must fly at least 1 flight on the VATSIM network.

VATSIM Rating

To earn this award, you must successfully complete the requirements, as outline by VATSIM, to earn the level rating.



XXX



The Triple X Award represents several things. First X: it is ten flights. Second X: All three hubs represented. Third X: Average flight time is over 10 hours. In fact it should be worth about 116 hours of flying to complete this feat. You may fly any leg in any order. The flights here may count towards other awards and vice versa, as long as the stipulations are met. You may not reverse the pair. Running out of fuel on any leg voids the leg! This award is not for the timid. You may also elect to fly all of the connector routes, but this is not mandatory.



Bronze Landing


To earn this award your landing touchdown rate must be between 201-300 Feet Per Minute



Silver Landing



To earn this award your landing touchdown rate must be between 101-200 Feet Per Minute



Gold Landing



To earn this award your landing touchdown rate must be Less than 100 Feet Per Minute


Additional Awards


Rank Awards

First Officer



Captain


Senior Chief Captain




Service Awards

BOD


Staff


First Flight