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
NZ99 2015-09-02 NZ113  NZAA RJAA B763
NZ507 2015-09-01 NZ141  NZAA NZCH A320
NZ8026 2015-08-31 NZ137  NZWB NZWN DH8C
NZ476 2015-08-31 NZ141  NZWN NZAA A320
NZ445 2015-08-31 NZ141  NZAA NZWN A320
NZ46 2015-08-31 NZ165  NZAA NCRG B772
NZ173 2015-08-30 NZ113  NZAA YBCS B763
NZ2303 2015-08-30 NZ032  NZWN NZTU B190
NZ2 2015-08-30 NZ286  KLAX EGLL B773
NZ2 2015-08-29 NZ286  NZAA KLAX B773


75yr Anniversary Event

[9/Aug/2015] The Anniversary events have begun. First up is a month of pre-NAC flights on the old Cook Straight Airways and Air Travel routes from Wellington, to Nelson and down the South Island West Coast. 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.