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
NZ791 NZ286 Auckland to Adelaide 0 Nm 36 ft 138 kts 00:00 5047 kgs Landed

Latest PIREPS

Flight No. Date Pilot From To Aircraft
NZ458 2014-12-19 NZ165  NZWN NZAA A320
NZ421 2014-12-18 NZ115  NZAA NZWN A320
NZ421 2014-12-18 NZ165  NZAA NZWN A320
NZ118 2014-12-17 NZ004  YSSY NZAA B772
NZ644 2014-12-17 NZ286  NZQN NZAA A320
NZ119 2014-12-16 NZ004  NZAA YSSY B772
NZ8486 2014-12-16 NZ286  NZCH NZNR DH8C
NZ725 2014-12-15 NZ165  NZAA YMML A320
NZ5284 2014-12-14 NZ286  NZNR NZAA AT72
NZ135 2014-12-14 NZ004  NZAA YBBN B772
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Event: Cross the Ditch

[12th/Dec/2014] It's December, the spring weather is kicking up a storm in the Southern Hemisphere, and it's time once again to Cross the Ditch! Why not join us for some online flying. Legs are now setup in the system for Sunday for the routes not currently scheduled. For info on flight numbers, routes and airframes please see this forum discussion.

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.