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
NZ2661 2016-02-10 NZ151  NZKK NZAA B190
NZ2668 2016-02-10 NZ151  NZAA NZKK B190
NZ855 2016-02-08 NZ141  NZWN YMML A320
NZ174 2016-02-07 NZ027  YBCS NZAA B763
NZ452 2016-02-06 NZ141  NZWN NZAA A320
NZ415 2016-02-06 NZ141  NZAA NZWN A320
NZ2460 2016-02-03 NZ349  NZWB NZWN B190
NZ31 2016-02-03 NZ004  SAEZ NZAA B772
NZ30 2016-01-31 NZ004  NZAA SAEZ B772
NZ135 2016-01-31 NZ286  NZAA YBBN B773


ACARS update

[18/Oct/2015] An optional upgrade is available for vANZ-ACARS to allow float plane departures (they dont have a park-brake setting). You will need to install this if intending to fly the Coral Route.

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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.