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For other airlines known as Sun Air, see Sun Air.
Sunair Logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1991
Commenced operations 2006 as Sunair
Fleet size 16
Destinations 10
Company slogan "The big little airline"
Headquarters Tauranga, New Zealand
Key people Daniel Power (CEO)

Sunair is an airline based in New Zealand.

It operates scheduled services in the North Island. Headquartered in Tauranga, the airline flies to Hamilton, Rotorua, Napier, New Plymouth, Gisborne, Ardmore, Whitianga and Great Barrier Island.[1] It also has charter and pilot training operations. Sunair has fifteen aircraft.[2]


Sunair initially started as a commuter operator to Motiti Island in the Bay of Plenty with one aircraft. The airline flown for over 22 years and has a safe accident free record. It operates approximately 4000 flights per year with a staff of 28.[3]


Sunair currently operates services from the following destinations:[4]

Focus city
Future route
Terminated route
City IATA ICAO Airport Notes
Auckland AMZ NZAR Ardmore Airport
Auckland AKL NZAA Auckland Airport
Gisborne GIS NZGS Gisborne Airport
Great Barrier Island GBZ NZGB Great Barrier Aerodrome
Hamilton HLZ NZHN Hamilton International Airport
Kerikeri KKE NZKK Kerikeri Airport
Motiti Island NZOI Motiti Island Aerodrome Served on demand
Napier NPE NZNR Hawke's Bay Airport
North Shore NZNE North Shore Aerodrome [5]
New Plymouth NPL NZNP New Plymouth Airport
Palmerston North PMR NZPM Palmerston North Airport
Paraparaumu PPQ NZPP Kapiti Coast Airport
Rotorua ROT NZRO Rotorua Regional Airport
Tauranga TRG NZTG Tauranga Airport
Wairoa WIR NZWO Wairoa Aerodrome
Wellington WLG NZWN Wellington International Airport
Whakatane WHK NZWK Whakatane Airport
Whangarei WRE NZWR Whangarei Airport
Whitianga WTZ NZWT Whitianga Aerodrome



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