17 November 2016

A Kaikoura air service???

With the State Highway 1 through Kaikoura unlikely to be reopened for some time, especially to the north, perhaps it is timely to reinstate a Kaikoura-Wellington air service.

Five airlines have operated services to Kaikoura as follows, with Sounds Air offering the most recent service... Links to histories of these services can be found here;

A full history of Sounds Air may be found here


  1. An air service should be part of the Government package

  2. Yes and could have a service from Christchurch to bring the tourists in

  3. Sounds Air have just announced two new routes both Christchurch and Blenheim to Kaikoura from their facebook page. Commences Monday 21 November 5 days a week. See news flash: