Despite the end of AirTran devastating many AirTran lovers, the team at AirTran Virtual work hard to make sure it will never go away.

AirTran Virtual is not officially afiliated with Southwest Airlines Co.

Founded in November of 2012, AirTran Virtual has slowly been growing from a meager virtual airline to a growing presence in the community with professionalism.

A team of passionate AirTran and aviation fans work behind the scenes to keep the virtual airline working.

Alex Strohmeier

Alex Strohmeier founded this virtual airline in November of 2012. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California, and enjoys playing tennis as well as flying on VATSIM with X-Plane 10 and Flight Simulator X.

AirTran Airways is his favorite airline, which leads to the creation of AirTran Virtual in front of your eyes.


The duty of the Company Executive Officer is to oversee all management actions, represent the virtual airline, and provide administrative procedures.


Email: alex@airtranvirtual.net

Albert Lua

Albert Lua has been with AirTran Virtual since the very first steps of it. Taking it through rough times and swell times, he has become highly experienced in the field of virtual aviation.

Albert resides in the beautiful suburbs of Chicago and enjoy going out to enjoy the weather. Albert also loves to fly his beloved personal Piper Comanche 250 in FSX, along with the PMDG 737, PMDG 777, A2A Boeing B-17, Aerosoft A320/A321, and Majestic Q400.


The duty of the Operations Manager is to work with all departments and assist the Company Executive Officer with any needs.


Email: albert@airtranvirtual.net


Open Position

This position is open for application!


The duty of the Flight Operations is to work with the Operations Manager on airlines schedules and fleet maintenance.


Email: contact@airtranvirtual.net

Open Position

This position is open for application!


The duty of the Director of Human Resources is to commit to the well-being of all virtual pilots (including providing services and resources).


Email: contact@airtranvirtual.net

Open Position

This position is open for application!


The duty of the Director of Public Relations is to handle public interactions of AirTran Virtual Airways and be the very best representative of the virtual airline.


Email: contact@airtranvirtual.net