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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
Secondary hubs
Focus cities
Fleet size 15
Destinations 10
Company slogan "The big little airline"
Headquarters Tauranga, New Zealand
Key people Daniel Power (CEO)

Sunair is an airline 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]

Sunair initiated a number of new services in April 2015 to Whakatane, Hamilton and Whitianga.[5]

Former destinations[edit]

The airline previously served routes flying to/between Kapiti Coast, Kerikeri, Napier, New Plymouth, Motiti Island, Palmerston North, Wairoa, Whangarei, Whakatane and Wellington.[6]



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