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
NZ795 2015-07-06 NZ070  YSNF NZAA A320
NZ794 2015-07-05 NZ070  NZAA YSNF A320
NZ176 2015-07-05 NZ286  YPPH NZAA B772
NZ5344 2015-07-05 NZ113  NZCH NZPM AT72
NZ175 2015-07-05 NZ286  NZAA YPPH B772
NZ726 2015-07-05 NZ070  YMML NZAA A320
NZ8702 2015-07-05 NZ156  NZCH NZPM DH8C
NZ684 2015-07-04 NZ093  NZDN NZWN B733
NZ338 2015-07-04 NZ115  NZCH NZWN A320
NZ709 2015-07-03 NZ070  NZAA YSSY A320


Schedules Update

[05/Jul/2015] We will shortly be carrying out a significant update to the flight scheduling and reservation system that will affect all pilots. The plan is to deploy the change on the evening of Tuesday 14th/July NZ time. Please see the forum post for details.

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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.