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
NZ2303 2015-10-13 NZ032  NZWN NZTU B190
NZ45 2015-10-13 NZ165  NCRG NZAA B772
NZ2588 2015-10-12 NZ032  NZWS NZWN B190
NZ289 2015-10-10 NZ286  NZAA ZSPD B773
NZ123 2015-10-09 NZ286  NZAA YMML B773
NZ46 2015-10-09 NZ165  NZAA NCRG B772
NZ977 2015-10-06 NZ165  NFTF NZAA A320
NZ974 2015-10-06 NZ165  NZAA NFTF A320
NZ2580 2015-10-05 NZ032  NZWS NZWN B190
NZ135 2015-10-05 NZ165  NZAA YBBN B773


B733 retirement complete

[7/Sep/2015] Given the B733 fleet are now all retired we've taken an initial step of simply replacing all former B733 assigned flights to be now operated by the A320. 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.