Air Tahiti Nui: Aircraft Fleet
Air Tahiti Nui is a French airline that operates long-haul flights from its hub in Papeete, Tahiti. The airline has a fleet of five aircraft that serve destinations in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
The airline's fleet consists of Airbus A340-300 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Air Tahiti Nui has two Airbus A340-300 aircraft, which are used for flights to Paris and Auckland. The A340-300 has a seating capacity of 294 passengers, with 30 seats in business class and 264 seats in economy class.
The airline's three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft are used for flights to Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Auckland. The Dreamliner has a seating capacity of 294 passengers, with 30 seats in business class and 264 seats in economy class. The Dreamliner is known for its fuel efficiency and passenger comfort, with larger windows and improved air quality.
In 2015, Air Tahiti Nui signed a deal with Boeing to purchase four 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, with options for two additional aircraft. The airline received its first Dreamliner in 2018, with the remaining aircraft to be delivered by 2021. The new aircraft will replace the airline's aging A340-300 fleet and allow for expansion to new destinations.