Air Tahiti Nui

Airline info

  • Address: Immeuble Tua Rata, Faa’a Airport, Tahiti
  • Contact number: +689 40 47 67 87
  • Website:
  • IATA code/ICAO code: TN / THT

On-time performance and safety record

  • On time performance (2022): No information available
  • Average age of fleet (2023): 1.4 years
  • Major accidents in last 10 years: 0
  • Accidents with fatalities: 0
  • Airlineratings** safety rating: 7/7
  • Covid-19 safety*** rating: 6/7
** AIRLINERATINGS SAFETY RATING is based on a comprehensive analysis of crash and pilot related serious incident data combined with audits from the world’s aviation governing body ICAO and leading association, IATA, along with the latest COVID-19 compliance data. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also
*** COVID-19 SAFETY RATING takes into consideration seven factors for each airline: COVID-19 website information and instructions, social distancing on boarding, Flight Attendant personal protection equipment, face masks compulsory, meal service modified, passenger sanitizer kit, deep clean of aircraft. Each airline has the potential to earn a maximum of seven stars. See also

Air Tahiti Nui is the flag carrier of French Polynesia, operating services to Los Angeles, Paris, Auckland and Tokyo from Papeete. It recently converted its fleet from the Airbus A340-300 to the Boeing 787-9, During the Covid crisis, with the stop in Los Angeles not available, it operated the longest “domestic” flight ever, from Paris to Papeete (Photo Wikimedia Commons / Olivier Cabaret)

  • Name: Air Tahiti Nui
  • Date founded: October 31, 1996 – commenced operations on November 20, 1998
  • IATA code/ICAO code: TN / THT
  • CEO: Michel Monvoisin
  • Address: Immeuble Tua Rata, Faa’a Airport, Tahiti
  • Contact number: +689 40 47 67 87
  • Website:
  • Hub: Papeete
  • Focus cities: None
  • Airline alliance: None
  • Frequent flyer programme: Club Tiare
  • Fleet:

    4 aircraft

    • 4 Boeing 787-9 / 294 seats (30 Business, 32 Premium Economy, 232 Economy)
  • Type of carrier: Full-service
  • Skytrax* rating: 3-STAR
  • * SKYTRAX ( is the most prestigious independent rating agency in commercial aviation. Its five stars rating system regarding airline quality has become a status symbol for carriers around the world. Here is what the stars stand for:

    • - 5 STARS: Awarded to airlines achieving a very high, overall quality performance. It recognizes high standards of onboard product together with consistent and excellent standards of staff service across airport and cabin environments
    • - 4 STARS: Awarded to airlines that deliver a good overall quality performance and provide good product standards across different travel cabins
    • - 3 STARS: Awarded to airlines delivering a fair quality performance equating to the industry 'average' of acceptable product and service standards
    • - 2 STARS: Shows airlines delivering a lower total quality performance, in some instances below the industry average across many rating categories
    • - 1 STAR: Represents a poor quality of product delivered across the assessment sectors
  • Checked luggage:

    Two bags up to 32kg each in Business, 1 bag up to 23kg in Premium Economy and Economy can be checked-in for free

  • Pre-selection of seat:

    Free for Business and Premium Economy passengers

  • Priority check-in:

    Business and Premium Economy passengers have dedicated desks; service is available to other passengers through the Priority Pass at the cost of 60USD

  • Fast track at security:

    No information available

  • Access to lounge:

    Business passengers have free access, while the others have to pay 9USD

  • Priority boarding:

    Under the Priority Pass, priority boarding is available at the cost of 5000XPF (60USD)

  • Seat pitch:

    60 inches (152 cm) in Business, 36-38 (91-96.5cm) inches in Premium Economy, 31 inches (79cm) in Economy

  • Seat width:

    20.4 inches (52cm) in Business and Premium Economy, 17 inches (43cm) in Economy

  • USB port and power socket:

    USB ports available at all seats in all classes; Power ports available in Business and Premium Economy only

  • Lie-flat seat:

    In Business

  • Vanity kit:

    In Business and Premium Economy

  • IFE screen width:

    16 inches (40.5cm) in Business, 13 inches (33inches) in Premium Economy, 11 inches (28cm) in Economy

  • Wi-fi:

    Four packages are available: Package MAEVA which enables the sending and receiving of emails with some small attachments, and costs 9USD for a single 24-hour code with 10MB of data; Package IAORA offers limited internet browsing and the ability to upload and download photos with a 20MB limit for 15USD; Package FENUA enables the same as IAORA but on a stronger scale at 50MB for 29USD with Package NUI offering all of the above plus the stream of contents with a 200MB limit for 49USD

  • Inflight magazine:

    REVA Magazine

  • Onboard kit for kids:


  • Food and beverages:

    Complimentary, alcoholics included, in all classes on all flights

  • Upgraded meals in Premium Economy: Yes
  • Dine on demand in Business Class: No
  • Pets:

    Cats and dogs are allowed in the passengers cabin:  fees are 150USD on the Los Angeles to Paris route and 131-225USD on the Papeete to Los Angeles and Papeete to Paris routes


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