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Air Tahiti Nui
Air Tahiti Nui
Air Tahiti Nui logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
TN THT TAHITI AIRLINES
Founded
Commenced operations
HubsFaa'a International Airport
Frequent-flyer programClub Tiare
Fleet size4
Destinations5
Company sloganWhere the journey begins
HeadquartersPapeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia, France
Key peopleMichel Monvoisin, CEO
Websiteairtahitinui.com

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

History

Immeuble Tuarata, the head office of Air Tahiti Nui in Faaa

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.[2]

In May 2015, Air Tahiti Nui announced its intention to replace its entire fleet, then consisting of five Airbus A340-300 aircraft. They will be replaced by four Boeing 787-9 aircraft, which are due to be delivered in 2018 and 2019.[3]

In April 2018, in anticipation of its new fleet of Boeing 787-9s, Air Tahiti Nui launched its redesigned brandmark and updated typography. The redesigned logo is a joint collaboration between Future Brand and Polynesian contemporary artist Alexander Lee.[4] The re-drawn brandmark represents a tiare flower (emblem of the airline since its beginning) in a 2/3 view, with the profile of a vahine (woman, in Tahitian) in its pistil; a nod to Tahiti's reputation for beautiful women and flowers in the South Seas. [5]

Destinations

Overview

As of August 2019, Air Tahiti Nui serves the following destinations:[6]

Codeshare agreements

Air Tahiti Nui codeshares with the following airlines:[7]

Fleet

Air Tahiti Nui Boeing 787-9

As of October 2019, the Air Tahiti Nui fleet consists of the following aircraft:[9]

Air Tahiti Nui fleet
Aircraft In
service
Orders Passengers Notes
C Y+ Y Total
Boeing 787-9 4 30 32 232 294[10]
Total 4

Historical Fleet

Former Air Tahiti Nui Airbus A340-300

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. ^ "Air Tahiti Nui finalizes order for two B787-9s". ch-aviation. Retrieved .
  4. ^ http://www.alexanderleestudio.com
  5. ^ https://thedesignair.net/2018/04/29/air-tahiti-nui-calls-on-futurebrand-and-tahitian-studio-alexander-lee-to-rebrand/
  6. ^ "Route Map - Air Tahiti Nui".
  7. ^ "Profile on Air Tahiti Nui". CAPA. Centre for Aviation. Archived from the original on 2016-10-30. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Air Tahiti Nui / LATAM begins codeshare service from late-Aug 2018". Routesonline. 5 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Air Tahiti Nui Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net.
  10. ^ Liu, Jim (22 March 2018). "Air Tahiti Nui schedules Boeing 787 Nov 2018 launch". Routesonline. UBM (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ "Air Tahiti Nui partners with Boeing for new aircraft". Air Tahiti Nui (Press release). 2 March 2015.
Bibliography

External links

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