Air Tahiti Nui
|Founded||31 October 1996|
|Commenced operations||20 November 1998|
|Hubs||Faa'a International Airport|
|Frequent-flyer program||Club Tiare|
|Airport lounge||International Lounge|
|Company slogan||Where the journey begins|
|Headquarters||Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia|
|Key people||Michel Monvoisin, CEO|
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 (84.4%) along with other local investors. Currently, Air Tahiti Nui has 782 employees.
In May 2015, Air Tahiti Nui announced its intention to replace its entire fleet, currently consisting of five Airbus A340-300s. They will be replaced by four Boeing 787-9s, which are due to be delivered in 2018 and 2019.
As of July 2015, Air Tahiti Nui serves the following destinations:
|Auckland||New Zealand||Auckland International Airport|
|Los Angeles||United States||Los Angeles International Airport|
|Papeete||French Polynesia||Faa'a International Airport[Hub]|
|Paris||France||Paris-Charles de Gaulle International Airport|
|Tokyo||Japan||Narita International Airport|
Air Tahiti Nui has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:
The Air Tahiti Nui fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):
|Airbus A340-300||5||—||30||0||264||294||To be phased out by 2019 by the Boeing 787-9.|
|Boeing 787-9||—||4||TBA||To be delivered by 2019.|
- "Contacter." Air Tahiti Nui. Retrieved on 2 February 2011. "Tahiti - Siège social Immeuble Dexter – Pont de L’Est – Papeete BP 1673 – 98713 Papeete – Tahiti."
- Flight International 27 March 2007
- Air Tahiti Nui Route Information
- "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 14.
- "Air Tahiti Nui partners with Boeing for new aircraft". "Air Tahiti Nui has announced that it will replace its entire long haul fleet with four new Boeing 787-9 aircraft. Delivery is expected to begin during the fourth quarter of 2018, coinciding with the company’s 20th anniversary celebrations."
- "RAPPORT D’OBSERVATIONS DEFINITIVES SEML AIR TAHITI NUI Exercices 2008 à 2011." (Archive) Chambre territoriale des comptes de Polynésie française. (French)
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