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
NZ2306 2015-08-02 NZ032  NZTU NZWN B190
NZ5374 2015-08-02 NZ113  NZCH NZRO AT72
NZ2306 2015-08-01 NZ032  NZTU NZWN B190
NZ5608 2015-07-31 NZ192  NZCH NZNS AT72
NZ175 2015-07-31 NZ113  NZAA YPPH B789
NZ2479 2015-07-30 NZ197  NZWN NZWB B190
NZ87 2015-07-29 NZ113  NZAA VHHH B772
NZ123 2015-07-27 NZ113  NZAA YMML B773
NZ671 2015-07-26 NZ054  NZAA NZDN A320
NZ2303 2015-07-26 NZ032  NZWN NZTU B190


ACARS system update

[31/Jul/2015] An optional update to the ACARS system has just been deployed fixing a number of minor issues to do with Roster and Dispatch system integration. 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.