Air Tahiti is a French Polynesian airline headquartered in Papeete, Tahiti. Founded in 1953, it has since become an essential part of the local transportation network, providing a vital link among the islands that make up French Polynesia. The airline serves as the main connector for travelers looking to explore the region’s stunning landscapes, from pristine beaches to lush mountain ranges. Air Tahiti also has a cargo division, playing a crucial role in delivering goods and essential supplies to remote communities. The airline’s commitment to safety and customer service has solidified its reputation as the go-to carrier for intra-island travel in French Polynesia.
Air Tahiti operates predominantly within French Polynesia, serving 47 islands and connecting them to the main international airport in Tahiti. The airline also provides limited international services to nearby islands such as the Cook Islands.
The airline operates a fleet primarily comprised of ATR 42 and ATR 72 turboprop aircraft, which are known for their reliability and fuel efficiency. These planes are well-suited for the short-haul flights and smaller airstrips common in the region.
- IATA: VT
- ICAO: VTA
Official site: www.airtahiti.com