Air Tahiti Nui

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Not to be confused with Air Tahiti.
Air Tahiti Nui
IATA
TN
ICAO
THT
Callsign
TAHITI AIRLINES
Founded October 31, 1996; 18 years ago (1996-10-31)
Commenced operations November 20, 1998; 16 years ago (1998-11-20)
Hubs Faa'a International Airport
Frequent-flyer program Club Tiare
Airport lounge International Lounge
Fleet size 5
Destinations 5
Company slogan Where the journey begins.
Headquarters Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Key people Michel Monvoisin (CEO)
Website www.airtahitinui.com
Immeuble Dexter, the head office
Nuku Hiva at Narita International Airport outside Tokyo

Air Tahiti Nui is a French airline and is French Polynesia's flag carrier[citation needed] airline with its head office in the Immeuble Dexter in Papeete, Tahiti.[1] It operates international services for the low and high-end leisure travel markets. Its main base is Faa'a International Airport, Papeete.[2]

History[edit]

Air Tahiti Nui was established on 31 October 1996 and commenced flight operations on 20 November 1998. It is the first international airline based in Papeete, Tahiti, formed to develop inbound tourism. The government of French Polynesia is the major shareholder (61.7%) along with other local investors. Currently, Air Tahiti Nui has 782 employees.[2]

Destinations[edit]

Air Tahiti Nui serves the following destinations (as of April 2012):[3]

[Hub] Hub
Terminated destination
City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Auckland  New Zealand AKL NZAA Auckland Airport
Los Angeles  United States LAX KLAX Los Angeles International Airport
New York City  United States JFK KJFK John F. Kennedy International Airport [4]
Osaka  Japan KIX RJBB Kansai International Airport
Papeete  French Polynesia PPT NTAA Faa'a International Airport [Hub]
Paris  France CDG LFPG Charles de Gaulle Airport
Tokyo  Japan NRT RJAA Narita International Airport
Sydney  Australia SYD YSSY Sydney Airport

Codeshare agreements[edit]

Air Tahiti Nui has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:

Fleet[edit]

An Air Tahiti Nui Airbus A340 departs Los Angeles International Airport. (2009)

The Air Tahiti Nui fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of April 2012):[5][6]

Air Tahiti Nui Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers
J Y Total
Airbus A340-300 5 32 264 296

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contacter." Air Tahiti Nui. Retrieved on 2 February 2011. "Tahiti - Siège social Immeuble Dexter – Pont de L’Est – Papeete BP 1673 – 98713 Papeete – Tahiti."
  2. ^ a b Flight International 27 March 2007
  3. ^ Air Tahiti Nui Route Information
  4. ^ "Air Tahiti Nui launches first-ever nonstop service between New York & South Pacific". Archived from the original on 2012-03-04. 
  5. ^ Air Tahiti Nui Fleet Information retrieved 2010-01-30.
  6. ^ New Cabin in 2013

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