Sounds Air Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Sounds Air story by: Tom Ricketts Sounds Air is a small New Zealand owned and operated airline opened in 1986. The airline has a fleet of eight small turboprop aircraft which carry nine or twelve passengers. The airline started by offering flights between Wellington and their home base at Picton, on the north of the South Island. Recently Sounds Air has picked up some services that were axed from Air New Zealand’s network. THE ESSENTIALS Name: Sounds Air. Founded: 1986. Classes of Travel: Economy only. Meals: Not available. Entertainment: Not available. Luggage Allowance: One piece of luggage up to 15 kilograms included. Extra luggage can be carried for an extra charge, but is limited depending on how full the flight is. Advance notice strongly recommended. THE DIFFERENCE - As Picton Airport is a fair way from the township, Sounds Air offers shuttle transfers to and from the town for $7 per person each way. - Sounds Air also offer scenic flights throughout the Marlborough Sounds. DESTINATIONS North Island: Wellington, Napier, Taupo and the Kapiti Coast. South Island: Nelson, Blenheim, Westport and Picton. Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Done this? Tell your friends about it.