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

No flights in progress using vANZ ACARS


Flight No. Date Pilot From To Aircraft
NZ270 2016-05-27 NZ004  NZAA NFTF B772
NZ29 2016-05-24 NZ027  KIAH NZAA B772
NZ8223 2016-05-24 NZ113  NZAA NZTG DH8C
NZ2127 2016-05-22 NZ226  NZWB NZCH B190
NZ5404 2016-05-21 NZ081  NZQN NZWN AT72
NZ4 2016-05-21 NZ286  NZAA KLAX B772
NZ2703 2016-05-21 NZ141  NZAA NZTG DH8C
NZ2501 2016-05-18 NZ070  NZAP NZWN B190
NZ2588 2016-05-16 NZ226  NZWS NZWN B190
NZ124 2016-05-15 NZ004  YMML NZAA B773


B1900D schedule changes

[14/Feb/2016] The B1900D fleet retirement continues this month with three further machines being removed from service and the replacement of the 1900s with Air Nelson Dash8s for all flights out of or through Auckland. This process is underway now, further details in a forum post once complete.

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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.