22 December 2021

More Expansion!


Within days of launching their new Auckland-Whitianga service Barrier Air have announced on their Facebook page, as follows, plans for further expansion including another aircraft and new routes.

In line with our growth strategy and our commitment to service our existing route network and introduce new routes to a excellent standard we are excited to announce we have a 5th Cessna Grand Caravan arriving next winter. Our Cessna Grand Caravans with TKS (anti icing system) and a Garmin 1000 avionics configuration are perfect for what we do but are very hard to find! We have found one in Canada which is currently on a land survey contract.

This aircraft will be online with us in time for the busy summer period and will bring our fleet number to 5 (subject to regulatory approval). 

Watch out Tauranga! Scheduled services to Great Barrier Island and Whitianga are the plan soon! 


  1. Look out Sunair..... :/

  2. Barrier are doing really well now! Come a long way since getting their first Caravan and ditching the Islanders. Look forward to seeing their progress with this 5th caravan and TRG services.