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Air Tahiti


191 reviews
Headquarters: Tahiti Faa'a International Airport Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Papeete 98713 French Polynesia 011 689 864004 Website
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
Level 6 Contributor
628 reviews
211 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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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
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New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago
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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
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Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Huntington Beach, California
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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...

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Domestic Economy Moorea - Bora Bora

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
368 reviews
147 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 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...

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Domestic Economy Papeete - Bora Bora

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Charleston, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
415 reviews
132 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 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...

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Domestic Economy Bora Bora - Papeete

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Abergele, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
27 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 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
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Charleston, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
633 reviews
170 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2018

All luggage apart from small carry-ons has to be checked. Free seating means no allocated seats, so if you want to get seats together, and a good window position for photos, make sure you are at the head of the queue. For photo ops get a seat on the left going to Bora-Bora and the right side coming back. Planes...

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Domestic Economy Papeete - Bora Bora

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Naperville, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We used this airline to get to Bora Bora from Tahiti and back. The personnel are all friendly and professional. The aircraft were prop planes, clean and looked well maintained. When going to Bora Bora as others have said sit on the left side for great island views. Pineapple juice is offered free in-flight. Only complaint is that our return...

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Domestic Economy Papeete - Bora Bora

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Newark, Delaware
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
28 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2018

So we took this flight from Tahiti to Bora Bora and it is a nice quick flight of maybe 40 minutes. The plane was clean, the seats comfortable. The attendants were excellent. Since it is such a short flight there is no meal but they do offer you pineapple juice or water halfway through the flight. When flying from Tahiti...

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Domestic Economy Papeete - Bora Bora

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“This airline does not offer upgrades or in flight food or entertainment, flights are too short.”
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“ask the air steward which side to of the plane to sit to get the best view when landing on the Atoll - they will tell you....”
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“great place to visit”
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“Get to Faaa Airport early for domestic check in - there were 4 agents checking in 4 flights, took 45min.”
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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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