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Air Tahiti

216 reviews
Headquarters: Tahiti Faa'a International Airport Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Papeete 98713 French Polynesia 011 689 864004 Website
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    Check-in and Boarding
  • Food and Beverage
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, films)
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Fare, French Polynesia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've flown to many destinations in the 5 archipelagos; (Air Tahiti serves 46 islands in French Polynesia and one international destination, Rarotonga, Cook Islands). The service is impeccable from start to finish. Latest flight from Tahiti, rapid and efficient check-in with multi-lingual personnel, vast and comfortable waiting room with snack bar, pristine bathrooms and comfortable seating. Clear announcements in Tahitian,...

Domestic Economy Papeete - Huahine

Thank Marty W
Milan, Italy
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This line serves the domestic connections between the outer islands with a superbe service timely and neat. A real pleasure.

Domestic Economy Tikehau - Papeete
Thank lorenzo135
Discovery Bay, California
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The check-in in line must of been the worst experience I've every had while traveling. They kept pulling people out of the line and moving them to other lines so they could be served more quickly. When I got to the front of the line I stood there for at least 15 minutes while they put other customers in front...

Domestic Economy Papeete - Bora Bora

Thank mcgoldenberg
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Level 6 Contributor
642 reviews
228 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2018

we took several flights with Air Tahiti during our vacation in french polynesia, the planes are ok very basic but look well kept. in flight service is very basic, they offer a cold/hot drink. any other alcoholic drink or snack is purchased with money.

Domestic Economy Papeete - Nuku Hiva
Thank Amnon F
New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
70 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Always ok in every way. Very simple, with a fleet of ATR72 propeller planes with two engines and 72 seats. They fly all over French Polynesia and are very reliable and always on time. A pleasure compared to American Airlines and Air Tahiti Nui.

Domestic Economy Papeete - Huahine
1 Thank stephen s
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2018

There are no other options if you want to fly between islands in French Polynesia. The ATR-72 planes are modern and serve the purpose of inter-island flying but the seat padding is thin and the seats are very upright and uncomfortable.

Domestic Economy Papeete - Bora Bora
Thank Heartspunk
Huntington Beach, California
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Literally, it was our only option to get from Moorea to Bora Bora, so we didn't have much of a choice. Good thing the plane, the staff and the whole flight experience was great. While my wife is not a huge fan of the smaller commuter/interisland planes, even she was impressed by how spacious the plane was and by how...

Domestic Economy Moorea - Bora Bora

Thank frank4cars
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
488 reviews
162 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Still recovering from a late night arrival, it was a pleasure to deal with an efficient, friendly and well organised carrier. The plane was a modern and very clean ATR and the 45 min flight was excellent. A refreshing drink was served on board. They managed to put us on an earlier flight than we were scheduled for which gave...

Domestic Economy Papeete - Bora Bora

Thank Wanderering1
Charleston, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
450 reviews
150 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2018

There was a small queue when we arrived at the terminal, but check-in was pleasant and efficient. The short (45 minutes) flight is on a prop plane so it's all economy and pretty cramped for us taller people. Because the planes are small, all luggage must be checked except for small carry-ons. As there are no assigned seats, be sure...

Domestic Economy Bora Bora - Papeete

Thank woolywombat
Abergele, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2018

A great little flight and despite its short duration all the staff are very efficient and friendly. The aircraft was clean and the boarding process very quick and pain free.

Domestic Economy Papeete - Bora Bora
Thank DaveandCaz44
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“first 3 rows of seats are best for photography without a prop or jet wash in the photo”
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