Sounds Air

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Sounds Air


Sounds Air (S8) is a low cost carrier airline flying to domestic routes. The cabin baggage allowance provided by this airline is 5 kg and maximum size of 115 cm (L + W +H). The domestic route fare includes free checked baggage allowance of 15 kg. Airport check in time at the airport starts from 60 minutes prior to the scheduled flight departure time. Online check in is not available.

How to Book

1. Visit Airpaz site, or access the Airpaz application (Android/iOS) on your handphone. 2. Fill in the details in the flight search box. 3. Choose the best flight. 4. Fill in the passenger information and contact details on the booking page. 5. Process payment through the selected method. 6. Get your Sounds Air flight e-itinerary in the My Booking page, or in your email.

How to Pay

The payment for your Sounds Air ticket on Airpaz can be made via bank credit card, bank transfer, PayPal, and over the counter methods. For the complete information, visit Payment Guide page.


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Company Profile

Sounds Air which operates with IATA code (S8) and ICAO code SDA, is a low cost carrier airline that flies domestic routes. The airline flies to destinations all over the world with its main hub located in Wellington International Airport (WLG). Although the airline operates using the name Sounds Air, it is the trade name for Sounds Air Travel and Tourism Ltd.. The leader of the company is Andrew Crawford. The head office for the airline is located in New Zealand.


Sounds Air which operates with IATA code (S8) and ICAO code (SDA) was established in 1987. The airline is managed by Sounds Air Travel and Tourism Ltd.. Across the years, Sounds Air always strives to become one of the most favourable airlines in the future. The first ever flight route was Wellington (WLG) across the Cook Strait to Marlborough Sounds (BHE) using Cessna Caravan. Nowadays, the airline has successfully obtained Sounds Air have been operating for over 30 years and have vast experience flying in and around the Marlborough Sounds, Cook Strait, Wellington and Nelson,Sounds Air made over 175,000 crossings of Cook Strait to our own airport. This uniform has been designed perfectly, making it easier for the crew to move around the cabin while serving the passengers.


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Sounds Air operates using a number of aircrafts, all of which can be checked below:
Type Quantity
Cessna 208 Caravan 4
Pilatus PC-12 6

Call Center

If you have question for the airline or are facing any difficulty on your flight such as cancelled flights or lost baggage, you can directly contact the airline. One of the ways to contact the airline is by sending an email to The Sounds Air customer service call center can be contacted on one of the following phone numbers :
Country Phone
New Zealand 0800 505 005
International (+64) 3 520 3080

Live Chat

Live chat service is not available for passengers of Sounds Air.

Facilities and Services

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Cabin Baggage

Passengers using the service of Sounds Air are given a cabin baggage allowance included in their flight tickets. The the max dimension of the baggage put in the cabin is 115 cm (L + W +H), and maximum weight of the luggage is 5 kg.

Checked Baggage

Free checked baggage allowance is given to the passengers flying on Sounds Air. Passengers flying international flights with Sounds Air do not get checked baggage allowance, but passengers on domestic routes get 15 kg free checked baggage allowance.

Excess Baggage

Excess checked baggage allowance weight cannot be purchased on Disclaimer: Information stated above is intended for general guide only, and may be changed by the airline with no prior notification. Contact the airline for further information.


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Economy Class

The standard seat size of the Sounds Air Economy Class fare is 31"-33" seat pitch and 18" seat width.


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Web Check-in

Passengers can’t check in online through the website of Sounds Air.

Airport Check-in

Check-in counters for Sounds Air opens 60 minutes prior to the flight departure time. You are advised to check in at least one and a half hours before the check in and baggage drop counter at the airport closes.

Kiosk Check-in

Kiosk check in service is not available for passengers of Sounds Air.

App Check-in

This service is not available for passengers flying with Sounds Air.

Terms and Conditions

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For further information, read the Conditions of Carriage of Sounds Air, click here.

Fare Rules

a. Cancellation and Refund

Flight ticket with the airline may not be cancelled.

b. Reschedule

Changes such as reschedule cannot be made for ticket of Sounds Air. For further information on Sounds Air tickets and fare rules, click here. Disclaimer: The airline may change its policy without any prior notification. To get an update when it happens and for their policy on insurance, flight delay, etc. check the airline’s fare rules page or directly contact the airline.

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