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Upcoming Events

[XO] Capital Connect - YMML Melbourne/YSSY Sydney

Capital Connect is back! The Oceanic Region would like to invite all Pilots Down under for our event, Capital Connect Capital connect puts a focus on two Capital Cities of Australia This puts a prime focus on the YMML Melbourne to YSSY Sydney route

Capital Connect will guarantee two full hours of local ATC coverage from YSSY Sydney right through to YMML Melbourne giving International Pilots a great opportunity to experience flying in Australia with full ATC Coverage for the duration of the flight

Pilots can fly in either direction, depart YSSY Sydney and fly to YMML Melbourne OR depart YMML Melbourne and fly to YSSY Sydney

We invite you to join us down under!



Every Saturday 17:00 Zulu, members of the Algerian Division are invited to communicate only using English phraseology everybody is welcome to fly in our skies to discover the talent of the most active division in Africa

DZ Division wish you good flight !

All charts are available at: Algeria Charts

Come and fly in Algeria !

[XN] Rovaniemi X-Mas Fly-In 2017

IVAO Nordic Region is proud to announce the Annual Rovaniemi X-Mas Fly-In
EFRO Rovaniemi airport, Santa's official airport, is the place to be on December 16th,
as a massive amount of flights from all over the world will arrive here on that evening

Our excellent Nordic controllers, who have received extra training just for this event,
are looking forward to guiding all this incoming traffic in a safe and professional manner to Rovaniemi

Pilots are expected to have read the pilot briefing, have their Airac updated and charts on board
And since we expect a lot of traffic, make sure to bring some additional ho-ho-holding fuel!

We look forward to see you in the Nordic skies!

[CO] Bogota Overload


IVAO Colombia
Presents the event BOGOTA OVERLOAD, This event is scheduled for Saturday, 16th December 2017 from 1900Z to 0100Z

Come and join us in this event, We invite you to participate on December 16th to this event that consists of flying either entering or leaving the airports of the Bogota TMA and overload traffic this air space if part of this event flying as a pilot

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[IT] "Classico"Turnaround Airbridge: Roma <> Milano

On Sunday 17th December from 13z to 17z we are proud to present a new event that we hope it will become a "MUST" :
The "Classic" Turnaround Airbridge: Rome<>Milan!
An airbridge between four of the most loved italian airports
It will have four short routes, so you can fly either ways!
Choose any order you want to fly the routes and go!
Ready to the new Classic We're waiting for you!

[XB] Cargo Ops @ Liège

At daytime air traffic at Liège EBLG can be really quiet from time to time However in the evening the airport transforms itself in the biggest and busiest air cargo spot in Belgium International air freight from all over the world passes via Liège every night, making a ‘number three on the ILS’ no exception

BeLux Region invites you to its last event of 2017, dedicated to simulating an evening of cargo operations as real as it gets Joining this event will give you a taste of the unique atmosphere cargo flying is all about!

[CZ] Cheery Christmas Celebration of Crazy Callsigns

Event starts: 19DEC (18:00UTC)
Where: Prague FIR

The Christmas time is coming again, as obviously every year, and Czech division has traditionally prepared the most funny IVAO event Would you like to be controlled by "Santa radar" or surprise controllers with your callsign such as "Lost Raindeer 002" or "Most Wanted Present 999" Then we would like to invite you, for a sixth time, to this special Cheery Christmas Celebration of Crazy Callsigns event

[FR] Strasbourg's Christmas Market

Each year the snow covers our runways with a thin white layer! Fortunately, the one at Strasbourg is already being cleared by the elves of Christmas

As tradition dictates, the Strasbourg Christmas market will be held on Tuesday 19 December from 19H00Z to 22H00Z

[HU] Budapest Christmas Fly In

As the Christmas is coming Hungarian Division is helding LHBP Christmas Fly In, that will be at 20th December Bring your wings to Budapest and enjoy the full ATC covarage

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