ABOUT US


Welcome to AIRTAXI Virtual Airline


AIRTAXI Virtual Airline was born from a group of friends who shared a passion for aviation and flight simulation. After choosing the name, concept, and the early development stages, on March 24, 2018 AIRTAXI Virtual Airline was officially inaugurated, with the celebration flight between Lisbon and Madeira Island.

AIRTAXI Virtual Airline is a virtual airline that focuses its operations for all users of X-Plane 11, P3D and Microsoft Flight Simulator.

We welcome users that operate on any online network! As official partners, our operations are currently focused on IVAO, VATSIM and POSCON.


Our rank structure

Rank Requirements
Chief Pilot Assigned to Staff
Senior Captain Instructor 2000 Hours
Captain Instructor 1000 Hours
Senior Captain 600 Hours
Captain 300 Hours + Exam
Senior First Officer 150 Hours
First Officer 75 Hours
Second Officer 25 Hours
Cadet 0 Hours + Assessment

Our Team

Francisco Gouveia [STAFF]
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
As the CEO & CFO, Francisco Gouveia "TAX1810" is responsible for the airline's entire operations. It is his responsibility to implement new decisions and initiatives, as well as maintain the smooth operation of the airline with assistance from the rest of the staff. As acting CFO, he is responsible for analyzing and reviewing all financial data, preparing budgets and monitoring expenditures and costs.
João Caldas [STAFF]
Chief Technology Officer
As the CTO, João Caldas "TAX91JP" is responsible for the airline's technology infrastruture, developing and maintaining the existent structures. It is his responsibility to examine the short and long term needs of the airline, as well as leading all research and development.
João Costa [STAFF]
Chief Operations Officer
As the COO, João Costa "TAX73JC" is responsible for the airlines daily operations. It is his responsibility, with the assistance from the CEO & CFO, to maintain and create the procedures that all pilots in the airline follow, as well as update and manage its routes and fleet.
Artur Santos [ADVISOR]
Event Advisor
As the Event Advisor, Artur Santos "TAX97AS" is responsible for all events created by the airline. It is his responsibility to plan, prepare and announce them, while working close together with the staff, gathering feedback from the rest of the members of the airline.