Sounds Air to fly electric passenger planes [RNZ, 18/08/21]

Electric passenger planes are set to feature on departure boards in NZ within five years.

Blenheim based Sounds Air is unveiling plans to be the first Australasian airline offering electric-powered flights.

It plans to have a fleet of at least three 19-seater aircraft set for take-off by 2026, and eventually to fully-convert to an all-electric fleet. 

Susie Ferguson speaks with Sounds Air Chairman and Director, Rhyan Wardman.

Listen to the full RNZ interview here.

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