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New Beginner's World #1

01.06.2021 - 07:14

A new Beginner's World #1 scenario is now open!

Join here: https://www.airwaysim.com/game/?gView=369#game369

AirwaySim has always two concurrent Beginner's World scenarios running (BW#1 and BW#2). They both use the same settings and same time frame.

Our beginner game series is aimed for all newbies and other players wishing to test different playing styles in an easier environment. Duration of one scenario is always approximately 60 real days. The scenario runs for ~10 game years with a speed of 25 minutes per day, and all of AirwaySim's main features are included in these scenarios.

When a BW scenario ends, a new one will start within a few days. The two scenarios are running in parallel so that there is always one BW scenario start every month.


New Beginner's World #2

02.05.2021 - 08:16

A new Beginner's World #2 scenario is now open!

Join here: https://www.airwaysim.com/game/?gView=366#game366

 

AirwaySim has always two concurrent Beginner's World scenarios running (BW#1 and BW#2). They both use the same settings and same time frame.

Our beginner game series is aimed for all newbies and other players wishing to test different playing styles in an easier environment. Duration of one scenario is always approximately 60 real days. The scenario runs for ~10 game years with a speed of 25 minutes per day, and all of AirwaySim's main features are included in these scenarios.

When a BW scenario ends, a new one will start within a few days. The two scenarios are running in parallel so that there is always one BW scenario start every month.


The Modern Times is now open!

24.04.2021 - 14:00
 

The Modern Times game world is now open, welcome!

This game lets you take control of your airline in the present and future era. You will begin after 9/11 when the airline business starts to recover again, and can manage your airline all the way until year 2035.

The basic settings are:

  • Time span: 2003 - 2035, at 30 minutes per game day.
  • Normal difficulty level / Medium length scenario.
  • All airports globally and all aircraft models included.
  • The overall play duration of this game is about 8 months.

If it has been a while since you started at early stages in a major AirwaySim game, here are a few reminders and tips:

  • The game clock is paused for the first day and will start moving after 24 hrs.
  • The used aircraft market will refresh several times during the first static 24 hour day (but you can only make two orders for aircraft during the first day).
  • There is a good supply of used aircraft available to begin with, but the used aircraft market will soon become limited and the popular aircraft types are sold/leased very quickly. Take care when picking the aircraft you plan to use and plan to order aircraft directly from the manufacturers.
  • New aircraft ordering will be available after the time starts to move (= from day 2 of the simulation), but it is of course always recommended to lease several used aircraft to begin with.
  • Be patient with the route sales figures since your Route Image grows slowly. Do not spend all your cash on planes at once, remember to leave a good reserve. It takes time to gain profits and there might be unexpected early problems..
  • Some popular airports will for sure become limited on airport slots soon. This is normal and you should use larger aircraft or other airports in that case. Please remember that slots are only available when the airport infrastructure expands.
  • The passenger demand will grow steadily during the course of the game, and is rather low at the very beginning.
  • Consider joining an alliance from early stages of the game, they are great resources for improving your game play (tips and help from fellow players).

Welcome onboard the virtual airline world at AirwaySim and good luck!


The Modern Times end results (08/20 - 04/21)

24.04.2021 - 08:36

The previous Modern Times game world ended a few days ago. This game was played from August 2020 to April 2021, and 51 airlines made it all the way from the beginning in 1998 to the end in 2030 without bankruptcies!

The next Modern Times scenario starts today - be sure to sign up for it at the Game Area.

Here are the end stats for this scenario:

Richest CEOs
  Player Airline Money
1. Elladan Sirion Airways 98 847 076 USD
2. schro Owl Express 98 808 081 USD
3. gazzz0x2z gazometre au charbon 98 708 814 USD
4. Pup JetGO 98 351 607 USD
5. unsaid Concept Bright 98 302 790 USD
Highest scoring airlines
  Airline Player Score
1. RosaWoof Airlines groundbum2 1 792
2. K-Air konchr 1 708
3. Concept Bright unsaid 1 700
4. Pacifica connorc17 1 672
5. Ryno airlines ryno 1 650
Oldest airlines
  Airline Player Age
1. RosaWoof Airlines groundbum2 31 years 11 months
2. K-Air konchr 31 years 11 months
3. Concept Bright unsaid 31 years 11 months
4. Pacifica connorc17 31 years 11 months
5. Ryno airlines ryno 31 years 11 months
6. Moonlight Airways Marco 31 years 11 months
7. Sirion Airways Elladan 31 years 11 months
8. JetGO Pup 31 years 11 months
9. W Air wmitts 31 years 11 months
10. Meddix Air Meddix 31 years 11 months
11. Infinity Infinity 31 years 11 months
12. SUPREME AIRLINES athiwat_chum 31 years 11 months
13. gazometre au charbon gazzz0x2z 31 years 11 months
14. Yankee Airlines highways1 31 years 11 months
15. Dallasian International isuzu777 31 years 11 months
16. Trans Global Airlines Ace McCool 31 years 11 months
17. Jumbo Shrimp World JumboShrimp 31 years 11 months
18. Air Persia rockymtn 31 years 11 months
19. FedUp Zombie Slayer 31 years 11 months
20. aviamecanica MikeS 31 years 11 months
21. Quickflush cannimed 31 years 11 months
22. Owl Express schro 31 years 11 months
23. Avem Air agestri 31 years 11 months
24. EuroLift Dave 31 years 11 months
25. Globe Australia TFC1 31 years 11 months
26. AEROLINAS NACIONAL de ESPANA aeronut555 31 years 11 months
27. China Aviation aketheking 31 years 11 months
28. OldWorldWings NickSTL 31 years 11 months
29. Imperial NovemberCharlie 31 years 11 months
30. Sunlingham Holidays Liam 31 years 11 months
31. Flying Wings sebuardo 31 years 11 months
32. IGUANA Iguana 31 years 11 months
33. Argentina Airways giant 31 years 11 months
34. Red Roo dr.james 31 years 11 months
35. TransOcean Airlines ourbi 31 years 11 months
36. Ptenchik RuneF 31 years 11 months
37. Alice in Wonderland Basilisk 31 years 11 months
38. Arrowhead Airways Andre090904 31 years 11 months
39. Revolutionary Airlines RevBC 31 years 11 months
40. Renato Légiközlekedési Vállalat Alberto 31 years 11 months
41. New Horizons Horizon 31 years 11 months
42. Taiwan Airlines feldgrau07 31 years 11 months
43. A2Beasy Mumfy13 31 years 11 months
44. Fun Express Chris Spiegel 31 years 11 months
45. Vostok liklik3 31 years 11 months
46. Swedish Aero znorc 31 years 11 months
47. NorgeFly NorgeFly 31 years 11 months
48. Flair Fran110 31 years 11 months
49. ARABIAN Dan 31 years 11 months
50. Aero de la Plata Cedric3108 31 years 11 months
51. SpeedAir Tzal1979 31 years 11 months
Largest fleets in operation
  Airline Player Aircraft
1. K-Air konchr 2 049
2. Tungstenair tungstennedge 1 960
3. Pacifica connorc17 1 744
4. Meddix Air Meddix 1 693
5. Moonlight Airways Marco 1 592
Most airports served
  Airline Player Destinations
1. K-Air konchr 733
2. Pacifica connorc17 719
3. Meddix Air Meddix 626
4. Villager lazerr11 557
5. RosaWoof Airlines groundbum2 549
Busiest airports
  Airport Passengers / yr
1. Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson (KATL / ATL) 235.45 mil
2. Los Angeles (KLAX / LAX) 228.14 mil
3. London Heathrow (EGLL / LHR) 222.56 mil
4. Chicago - O'Hare (KORD / ORD) 170.47 mil
5. Dallas - Fort Worth (KDFW / DFW) 159.19 mil
Alliances
  Alliance Score
1. Elite Worldwide Alliance 1 981
2. Pelicans League of Airlines 1 512
3. Phoenix Alliance 1 388

The next Modern Times opens this Saturday!

21.04.2021 - 19:43
 

The next Modern Times scenario opens on Saturday April 24th!

This game lets you take control of your airline in the present and future era. You will begin after 9/11 when the airline business starts to recover again, and can manage your airline all the way until year 2035.

This scenario will open at approximately 14 UTC on Saturday April 24th.


New Beginner's World #1

31.03.2021 - 06:42

A new Beginner's World #1 scenario is now open!

Join here: https://www.airwaysim.com/game/?gView=361#game361

AirwaySim has always two concurrent Beginner's World scenarios running (BW#1 and BW#2). They both use the same settings and same time frame.

Our beginner game series is aimed for all newbies and other players wishing to test different playing styles in an easier environment. Duration of one scenario is always approximately 60 real days. The scenario runs for ~10 game years with a speed of 25 minutes per day, and all of AirwaySim's main features are included in these scenarios.

When a BW scenario ends, a new one will start within a few days. The two scenarios are running in parallel so that there is always one BW scenario start every month.


The Speed World is now open!

26.03.2021 - 12:00
 

Welcome to the latest Speed World game!

This scenario is a special theme game with a faster pace, at 20 minutes per simulated day, and a different setup compared to our normal games.

Settings of this game:

  • Time span: 1995 - 2025, at 20 minutes per game day.
  • Normal difficulty level / Medium length scenario.
  • All airports globally and all aircraft models included.
  • The overall play duration of this game is about 5 months.
  • The geopolitical restrictions on additional base airports are disabled in January 2005. Additional bases may be opened at any airport in the whole world after this date. Before this the expansion is limited according to the standard sim rules.
  • The corporate tax rate is set to fixed 25% for all countries.

Special setup for the start-up phase of this game:

  • The initial passenger demand starts at very low levels compared to the era.
  • The availability of used aircraft is somewhat lower than in standard setup.
  • The amount of airport slots is very low at the game start. These will grow rapidly over the first game year.
  • The production rates for new aircraft are also lower than normally, but will grow after the initial phase of the game.

These are all non-standard settings for a new game but due to the faster pace we're adjusting the initial environment to make the initial growth period of the airlines slower. If the figures on for example passenger demand look alarming, don't worry, just expand your airline slowly based on what you have at that moment - the demand will grow.

If it has been a while since you started at early stages in a major AirwaySim game, here are a few reminders and tips:

  • The game clock is paused for the first day and will start moving after 24 hrs.
  • The used aircraft market will refresh several times during the first static 24 hour day (but you can only make two orders for aircraft during the first day).
  • There is a good supply of used aircraft available to begin with, but the used aircraft market will soon become limited and the popular aircraft types are sold/leased very quickly. Take care when picking the aircraft you plan to use and plan to order aircraft directly from the manufacturers.
  • New aircraft ordering will be available after the time starts to move (= from day 2 of the simulation), but it is of course always recommended to lease several used aircraft to begin with.
  • Be patient with the route sales figures since your Route Image grows slowly. Do not spend all your cash on planes at once, remember to leave a good reserve. It takes time to gain profits and there might be unexpected early problems..
  • Some popular airports will for sure become limited on airport slots soon. This is normal and you should use larger aircraft or other airports in that case. Please remember that slots are only available when the airport infrastructure expands.
  • The passenger demand will grow steadily during the course of the game, and is rather low at the very beginning.
  • Consider joining an alliance from early stages of the game, they are great resources for improving your game play (tips and help from fellow players).

Welcome to join the latest AirwaySim airline game!


The Speed World opens this Friday

24.03.2021 - 09:07
 

You requested it, and here it comes: A new round of the special-rules Speed World game starts this Friday at AirwaySim!

This game world has a faster pace than our standard games, this time at 20 minutes per each day. The game starts in 1995 and ends in 2025 and the overall play duration is about 5 months.

All airports globally and all aircraft models included.

The first 10 years of the game will follow the standard rules for airline expansion, but in January 2005 the whole world will be opened for new base airport expansions.

The scenario opens on Friday March 26th 2021 at 12 UTC (that's 8am in NYC and 9pm in Tokyo).


Airline Generations game is now open!

26.02.2021 - 14:00
 

The Airline Generations game world is now open, welcome!

This is one of our three concurrent epic-length airline sim scenarios, starting in the 1950s and running all the way into year 2035. An ultimate challenge for virtual airline managers!

This game world follows the standard settings for long AirwaySim games:

  • Time span: 1955 - 2035, at 30 minutes per game day.
  • Normal difficulty level / Epic length scenario.
  • All airports globally and all aircraft models included.
  • The overall play duration of this game is about 1.5 years.

Game play related settings specific for this scenario:

  • All players who finished the previous scenario with the same name (ended recently) can join this new game with a 5 Credit discount (saving the initial joining fee)!
  • Please remember that this game follows the standard and real-world setup for the economy and political rules. The expansion outside your own HQ country does not become available until the 1990s and onwards.
  • The initial aircraft selection is very comprehensive, and there are many options to choose from in different aircraft size classes in both new and used aircraft. Majority of the used aircraft are "good" models such as Convair 240s or Douglas DC-6s, but you can still also find many of the wartime surplus DC-3s in the mix too if you're looking for a cheaper aircraft to start with. The modern jets are just about to enter service and those will be initially only available from the manufacturers as new aircraft.
  • Despite of the good used aircraft selection, the total number of available aircraft is lower than in a standard setup. New aircraft will be the main choice after the first days. And with them you might see long waiting lists - this is part of the game. Acting as an aircraft broker might be an interesting idea too.
  • The amount of airport slots is higher compared to the History & Future game world, but still major airports might be eventually out of capacity.
  • The initial cost of airport slots is higher than previously to slow down the initial rush to grow.

If it has been a while since you started at early stages in a major AirwaySim game, here are a few reminders and tips:

  • The game clock is paused for the first day and will start moving after 24 hrs.
  • The used aircraft market will refresh several times during the first static 24 hour day (but you can only make two orders for aircraft during the first day).
  • There is a good supply of used aircraft available to begin with, but the used aircraft market will soon become limited and the popular aircraft types are sold/leased very quickly. Take care when picking the aircraft you plan to use and plan to order aircraft directly from the manufacturers.
  • New aircraft ordering will be available after the time starts to move (= from day 2 of the simulation), but it is of course always recommended to lease several used aircraft to begin with.
  • Be patient with the route sales figures since your Route Image grows slowly. Do not spend all your cash on planes at once, remember to leave a good reserve. It takes time to gain profits and there might be unexpected early problems..
  • Some popular airports will for sure become limited on airport slots soon. This is normal and you should use larger aircraft or other airports in that case. Please remember that slots are only available when the airport infrastructure expands.
  • The passenger demand will grow steadily during the course of the game, and is rather low at the very beginning.
  • Consider joining an alliance from early stages of the game, they are great resources for improving your game play (tips and help from fellow players).

Welcome onboard the virtual airline world at AirwaySim and good luck!


Airline Generations game opens on Friday 26th!

23.02.2021 - 18:58
 

The next epic-length AirwaySim's airline simulation scenario, Airline Generations, opens on Friday February 26th.

This is one of our three concurrent epic-length airline sim scenarios, starting in the 1950s and running all the way into year 2035. An ultimate challenge for virtual airline managers!

This game world follows the standard settings for long AirwaySim games:

  • Time span: 1955 - 2035, at 30 minutes per game day.
  • Normal difficulty level / Epic length scenario.
  • All airports globally and all aircraft models included.
  • The overall play duration of this game is about 1.5 years.

The scenario has slightly adjusted settings compared to the History and the Future scenario which started in late 2020: The amount of airport slots will be slightly higher throughout the entire game, but the amount of used aircraft in the game start in 1955 will be somewhat lower compared to a standard setup.

This scenario will open at approximately 14 UTC on Friday February 26th. Click on the link to pre-join this game now!


New Beginner's World #2

23.02.2021 - 12:29

A new Beginner's World #2 scenario is now open!

Join here: https://www.airwaysim.com/game/?gView=358#game358

 

AirwaySim has always two concurrent Beginner's World scenarios running (BW#1 and BW#2). They both use the same settings and same time frame.

Our beginner game series is aimed for all newbies and other players wishing to test different playing styles in an easier environment. Duration of one scenario is always approximately 60 real days. The scenario runs for ~10 game years with a speed of 25 minutes per day, and all of AirwaySim's main features are included in these scenarios.

When a BW scenario ends, a new one will start within a few days. The two scenarios are running in parallel so that there is always one BW scenario start every month.


Airline Generations end results (06/19 - 02/21)

17.02.2021 - 17:59

The Airline Generations epic-length game world has ended over 1.5 years of continuous running. A total of 89 players finished the game, and 17 of them made it all the way through 1955 to 2035!

The next game world with the same name and theme will begin on Friday 26th February!

You can already sign up for the new scenario at the Game Area. All players who played this scenario until to the last day can join the new game with a 5 Credit discount (saving the initial joining fee)!

Here are the end stats for this scenario:

Richest CEOs
  Player Airline Money
1. Mozhawk TAEuropa+ 172 181 363 USD
2. Verto Qubefish 166 919 046 USD
3. lospaziale Ben-Fly UK 162 940 599 USD
4. Saul Goodman Aero Mondial 160 028 033 USD
5. stealy Steeb Airways 154 880 015 USD
Highest scoring airlines
  Airline Player Score
1. Steeb Airways stealy 1 606
2. Europe Air egrecc88 1 521
3. PacAir Zombie Slayer 1 516
4. TAEuropa+ Mozhawk 1 505
5. Air Paros knobbygb 1 445
Oldest airlines
  Airline Player Age
1. Air Paros knobbygb 80 years 11 months
2. Saguaro Airways ygif 80 years 11 months
3. Zburatorii Spermazau Mld85 80 years 11 months
4. Thousand Wings schlaf 80 years 11 months
5. jk airlines teamwork 80 years 11 months
6. Maple Leaf Airlines Ben 80 years 11 months
7. Sovereign Airlines Jack 80 years 11 months
8. AirMaarten Maartenderidder92 80 years 11 months
9. Qubefish Verto 80 years 11 months
10. Carcarah Air Sidereus 80 years 11 months
11. AVIACO saetta 80 years 11 months
12. Moscow Air Transport giant 80 years 11 months
13. EuFly Tarbyonline 80 years 11 months
14. Flystar cym772 80 years 11 months
15. WorldWideWeb Onecharliefox 80 years 11 months
16. saintly johnlattanzio 80 years 11 months
17. Trans American Airlines Mouse 80 years 11 months
Largest fleets in operation
  Airline Player Aircraft
1. Steeb Airways stealy 2 342
2. Sovereign Airlines Jack 2 215
3. jk airlines teamwork 2 069
4. Thousand Wings schlaf 1 878
5. Europe Air egrecc88 1 764
Most airports served
  Airline Player Destinations
1. TAEuropa+ Mozhawk 702
2. Thousand Wings schlaf 616
3. Europe Air egrecc88 615
4. Carpatica immihaitza 576
5. Sovereign Airlines Jack 536
Busiest airports
  Airport Passengers / yr
1. London Heathrow (EGLL / LHR) 225.31 mil
2. Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson (KATL / ATL) 212.62 mil
3. Los Angeles (KLAX / LAX) 197.66 mil
4. Paris - Charles De Gaulle (LFPG / CDG) 151.93 mil
5. New York - John F Kennedy (KJFK / JFK) 150.27 mil
Alliances
  Alliance Score
1. Elite Worldwide Alliance 1 620
2. A Team Alliance 1 526
3. Sky Alliance 1 363
4. ASCEND 1 345
5. Comecon 855

New Beginner's World #1

25.01.2021 - 11:51

A new Beginner's World #1 scenario is now open!

Join here: https://www.airwaysim.com/game/?gView=351#game351

AirwaySim has always two concurrent Beginner's World scenarios running (BW#1 and BW#2). They both use the same settings and same time frame.

Our beginner game series is aimed for all newbies and other players wishing to test different playing styles in an easier environment. Duration of one scenario is always approximately 60 real days. The scenario runs for ~10 game years with a speed of 25 minutes per day, and all of AirwaySim's main features are included in these scenarios.

When a BW scenario ends, a new one will start within a few days. The two scenarios are running in parallel so that there is always one BW scenario start every month.


Brexit in AirwaySim

27.12.2020 - 09:14

Brexit, UK leaving the EU, seems now to be really actually happening.

Just a quick word to our UK users to let them know that this does not have any effect in their AirwaySim user accounts or costs of usage. The price of AirwaySim Credits is the same regardless if the user lives in EU or not (the taxation rules for UK customers will change after UK leaves the EU but this will not change the prices of the Credits for you).

The model of the Brexit to the simulation itself will be thought after it's clear what the new rules and regulations in aviation actually are.


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2021!

24.12.2020 - 13:11

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all virtual airline managers at AirwaySim!

 

This past year has been exceptional in many aspects, and many of us had to adapt to a new world. Many of AirwaySim's plans for this year also changed, but rest assured, AirwaySim will continue to evolve and be with you also in the future.

A big thank you for everyone who have participated in our simulations this year, and hope to see you with us also during 2021!

Be sure to subscribe to our Facebook page for the latest updates, and join our Discord chat to meet other AirwaySim's airline managers.

The traditional holiday discount code is also here again: The code XMAS20 will give you a 15% discount from all Credits purchases until Dec 28th 23.59 UTC.


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