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
NZ2588 2016-07-25 NZ226  NZWS NZWN B190
NZ354 2016-07-24 NZ165  NZCH NZWN A320
NZ748 2016-07-24 NZ081  NZAA NCRG A320
NZ504 2016-07-24 NZ141  NZCH NZAA A320
NZ508 2016-07-24 NZ081  NZCH NZAA A320
NZ282 2016-07-23 NZ286  NZAA WSSS B772
NZ527 2016-07-23 NZ141  NZAA NZCH A320
NZ2233 2016-07-20 NZ226  NZGS NZWN B190
NZ539 2016-07-19 NZ165  NZAA NZCH A320
NZ2587 2016-07-19 NZ226  NZWN NZWS B190


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.