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Air Tahiti Nui


1,221 reviews
Headquarters: BP 1673 98713 Papeete, Papeete French Polynesia 011 689 40 46 03 03 Website
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Supply, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Round trip coach, both night flights Seats seemed closer than what I've experienced. Airplane was older, which showed in the quality of the seats. Food was enough to keep body and soul together. Service outbound was superior, On return, service was hit or miss. I asked for a second drink, was told he'd bring it from the back, and never...

Date of travel: December 2018
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International Economy Los Angeles - Papeete

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Reviewed 6 days ago
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How impossible is it to get these people on the phone. They changed our flight leaving 3 DAYS later, not acceptable, trying to get a refund, Im up to day 10 now, I wont hold my breath

Date of travel: January 2019
International Economy Auckland - Las Vegas
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Paris, France
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Check-in and boarding were a bit slow, but adequate. After boarding, the flight was delayed - we were inside the unbearably hot airplane with A/C turned off for two hours due to "technical issues". To my understanding delays can be a common occurrence with this airline. I requested vegetarian meals, which were better than average plane food (but I also...

Date of travel: January 2019
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International Economy Los Angeles - Paris

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New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
254 reviews
100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

flight attendants & cleanliness of plane were very good. Video on setbacks great. Food served was much better than average in flight. They do not participate in TSA precheck, so even if you have it you go through extra security headache. Communication at gate minimal, even if the flight is over an hour late. Gate area for this airline at...

Date of travel: December 2018
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International Economy Los Angeles - Papeete

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Toronto, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The flight was delayed because of the pouring rain. It is unexpected for the airport facilities not to have cover to the airport from the plane and back. The huge panels that people had to go and walk through to get wet feet to the ankles. This is already after one hour delay in flight because of a off-loading the...

Date of travel: January 2019
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International Economy Papeete - Los Angeles

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Broomfield, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok flight. Upgraded to 'premium economy' for 600.00 us. That was great, slept about 7 hours was feeling pretty great hitting Moana. Return flight was ok,not great. Couldn't upgrade to any class so limited leg room. In spite of that still managed 7 hours of sleep. Arrived LAX refreshed and worked most of the day.

Date of travel: December 2018
International Economy Los Angeles - Papeete
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San Diego, California
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very spacious, however with other airlines upgrading their fleet Air Tahiti Nui has me wondering when’s their turn. I can’t give them 5 stars due to an issue with my seat not reclining unless I got up to push it first. I love the option of a direct flight from LAX. First time flying with them but not the last.

Date of travel: December 2018
International Business Class Los Angeles - Papeete
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Mackay, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The aircraft was a new Boeing 787 and economy was quite comfortable for the 5 hour flight. The brunch was excellent, much more comprehensive meal than would be expected in economy! Service was good.

Date of travel: November 2018
South Pacific Economy Papeete - Auckland
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've flown Air Tahiti many times since 2004, but this last trip was the worst. The seat pitch seems to have gotten smaller over the years, even though we have also gotten smaller. We were cramped, couldn't get out of our seats to visit the lavs, without struggling. Also, the food served on this last trip was the absolute worst...

Date of travel: September 2018
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International Economy Los Angeles - Papeete

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Castroville, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
150 reviews
64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time flying on Air Tahiti Nui, and we were generally satisfied with our flights, except for the times of departure. Our flight from LAX to Faa'a airport in Papeete was scheduled to leave LAX at 11 pm, so we arrived at the International Terminal at 6 pm. Some Tahitians were already in line for Air Tahiti...

Date of travel: November 2018
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International Economy Los Angeles - Papeete

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“Get one of the two-seat rows, window and aisle.”
dougw938, 19 Jan 2019 | Read review
“All depends on aircraft and configuration of seats.”
enerfood, 29 Dec 2018 | Read review
“Hopefully Air Tahti's newer aircraft (Boeing 787's) will have better seating and better catering.”
356B4MGB, 19 Dec 2018 | Read review
“If the flight is empty, they let you sit wherever you want.”
em051012, 18 Dec 2018 | Read review
“Upgrade to business if you have the cash.”
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About Air Tahiti Nui
Based at Fa'a'ā International Airport (PPT) on the island of Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui (TN) is the flag carrier of French Polynesia. From Papeete, Tahiti, the airline operates non-stop flights to four destinations in France, Japan, New Zealand and the United States. Its aircraft have two classes of service: Moana Economy Class and Poerava Business Class. Business Class travelers have access to the airline's International Lounge in Tahiti and can use select lounges at other airports when traveling to Tahiti.

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