Welcome to Virtual Air New Zealand

Virtual Air New Zealand is a Virtual Airline emulating the operations of the national carrier. We have a large fleet and numerous local, regional and international destinations. Whether you're a novice pilot or more experienced, we have a flight and an aircraft for everyone. Fly over 4000 flight legs on the Air New Zealand Domestic & International Schedules using our custom ACARS client either off-line in your own time, or online real-time with VATSIM.

We operate a full and current Air NZ Timetable giving you a broad range of choices. We also have a large fleet of aircraft ranging from the B1900D and Dash8/Q300 short range turboprops, through to the Boeing 777 & 787 long haul jetliners.

If you're interested in flying for vANZ please read about us, check out our Operations Manual for joining conditions, before filling out the application form. Be sure you fully check out our site before deciding if vANZ is the right airline for you.


vANZ ACARS flights in progress

Flight Pilot From/To DTG Alt GS ETA Fuel Status
NZ2585 NZ226 Wellington to Westport 96 Nm 15,991 ft 225 kts 00:26 318 kgs Enroute
NZ515 NZ286 Auckland to Christchurch 37 Nm 12,394 ft 342 kts 00:06 1910 kgs Descending

Latest PIREPS

Flight No. Date Pilot From To Aircraft
NZ450 2016-08-27 NZ286  NZWN NZAA A320
NZ348 2016-08-27 NZ286  NZCH NZWN A320
NZ689 2016-08-26 NZ081  NZWN NZDN A320
NZ2515 2016-08-24 NZ226  NZAP NZWN B190
NZ2502 2016-08-23 NZ226  NZWN NZAP B190
NZ28 2016-08-20 NZ286  NZAA KIAH B772
NZ671 2016-08-14 NZ286  NZAA NZDN A320
NZ509 2016-08-13 NZ081  NZAA NZCH A320
NZ5001 2016-08-13 NZ286  NZCH NZQN AT72
NZ5229 2016-08-11 NZ286  NZAA NZNR AT72
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vANZ screen-shots

Take a moment to look over a random selection of screen-shots taken by our crew of their exploits whilst flying Virtual Air New Zealand routes around the world.