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Air Tahiti Nui

 

Air Tahiti Nui

Air Tahiti Nui
IATA ICAO Callsign
TN THT TAHITI AIRLINES
Founded October 31, 1996 (1996-10-31)
Commenced operations November 20, 1998 (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 airtahitinui.com

Air Tahiti Nui is a French airline with its head office in Papeete, Tahiti.[1] It operates long-haul flights from its home base at Faa'a International Airport.[2]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Destinations 2
    • Overview 2.1
    • Codeshare agreements 2.2
  • Fleet 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

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 and therefore operates international services for the low- and high-end leisure travel markets. The government of French Polynesia is the major shareholder (84.4%) along with other local investors. Currently, Air Tahiti Nui has 782 employees.[2]

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.[3]

Destinations

Immeuble Dexter, the head office of Air Tahiti Nui in Papeete

Overview

As of July 2015, Air Tahiti Nui serves the following destinations:[4]

The airline also previously served destinations including New York, Osaka and Sydney.

Codeshare agreements

Air Tahiti Nui has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:

Fleet

Air Tahiti Nui Airbus A340-300

As of May 2015, the Air Tahiti Nui fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5][6]

References

Citations
  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. ^ http://ch-aviation.com/portal/news/37145-air-tahiti-nui-finalizes-order-for-two-b787-9s
  4. ^ Air Tahiti Nui Route Information
  5. ^ Air Tahiti Nui Fleet Information retrieved 2010-01-30.
  6. ^ New Cabin in 2013
  7. ^ a b "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."
Bibliography
  • "RAPPORT D’OBSERVATIONS DEFINITIVES SEML AIR TAHITI NUI Exercices 2008 à 2011." (Archive) Chambre territoriale des comptes de Polynésie française. (French)

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website
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