Air Tahiti Nui Business Class 787 – 4

Review: Air Tahiti Nui Business Class 787-9 Los Angeles To Papeete

We were connecting same day from American Airlines, and unfortunately our flight was delayed significantly. As a result, we sprinted to Tom Bradley International Terminal to make our flight (or so we thought at the time). As we were running towards TBIT…

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Air Tahiti Nui 787 Business Class – 1

Introduction: Dreamlining To Tahiti

Welcome to my next trip report, covering a trip last December to Tahiti, to review Air Tahiti Nui's new business class, and to compare that to United' new Tahiti to San Francisco flight. I'll also be reviewing our Air Tahiti flights between Papeete and…

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Air Tahiti Nui 787 Business Class – 3

Air Tahiti Nui 787 Business Class In 10 Pictures

Hello from Tahiti! Ford and I are vacationing here for a bit, though the primary motivation for booking this trip initially was to fly Air Tahiti Nui’s brand new 787, which just entered commercial service last month. The airline is in the process of…

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My Trip To Bora Bora, (Almost) Entirely On Points

While I've been to the Maldives several times, I've never been to Bora Bora. Even though they're on opposite sides of the world, those seem to be the two biggest "overwater bungalow" destinations out there. As you guys know, I often plan trips around…

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Air Tahiti Nui New Livery

Air Tahiti Nui Reveals New 787 Cabin & Livery

Later this year, Air Tahiti Nui will be refreshing their fleet. The airline currently has five Airbus A340s, and later this year they'll take delivery of their first of four Boeing 787-9s, which will replace the A340 fleet by 2019. Air Tahiti Nui's average…

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Air Tahiti Nui

Redeeming American Miles On Air Tahiti Nui

While redeeming American AAdvantage isn't as lucrative as it used to be (both in terms of redemption rates and in terms of partners, given the number of partners they've lost lately), there are still some great redemption opportunities. For example,…

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Air Tahiti Nui

Air Tahiti Nui Will Begin 787 Service In November 2018

While Air Tahiti Nui operates longhaul flights, they're a small airline, and have a fleet of just five Airbus A340-300s. The airline operates flights to Auckland, Los Angeles, Paris, and Tokyo Narita. These A340s are outdated and not especially fuel…

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Review: Air Tahiti Nui Business Class A340 Los Angeles To Paris

I knew that Air Tahiti Nui uses the Los Angeles International Lounge at LAX, which I recently reviewed before my Fiji Airways flight to Nadi. Therefore I decided to get to the airport as close to departure as possible, and head straight to the gate.…

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Swiss 777 First Class 1

Introduction: A Rare First Class Opportunity

There are first class awards that are tough to book with miles through a partner program, like Qantas first, Qatar first, Etihad first, etc. Then there are awards that are generally impossible to book with miles through a partner program, like Air France…

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Air Tahiti Nui A340 Business Class 1

Air Tahiti Nui A340 Business Class In 10 Pictures

Good morning from Paris! I just flew Air Tahiti Nui business class from Los Angeles to Paris, which is one of the more tropical ways to cross the Atlantic. As you guys know I’m trying to review as many business class products as possible, or else I wouldn’t…

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Air Tahiti Nui Business Class

Is There No Good Way To Get To Tahiti On Miles Anymore?

As much as I suck at relaxing, I do love traveling to relaxing destinations. Having a beautiful place from which to work is my definition of relaxing, so I'd like to think I appreciate an overwater villa in the Maldives as much as the next person. While…

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Air Tahiti Nui Business Class

Air Tahiti Nui To Join OneWorld Alliance In 2015?

Via a Tahiti Nui Television article, the French Polynesia Tourism Minister claims that Air Tahiti Nui may be joining the oneworld alliance in 2015. The article is in French, but here's the relevant section (translated using Google Translate): In addition,…

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