Check-in

Airport - Registration

In order to help us ensure you the best travel experience, as well as a good flight punctuality, please make sure you are on time at check in. 

Check in times depend on 

  • The means of check-in you have selected, as well as
  • The islands of departure and arrival , as follows : 
     
 In French Polynesia
Online 
  • From 30 hours to 1 hour prior to your flight's scheduled departure time.
Kiosks (only in some airports) 
  • From 12 hours to 1 hour prior to your flight's scheduled departure time
At the check in desks 
  • 1h30 prior to your flight departure is recommended. 

 

  • In Tahiti Faaa airport, desks open 2 hours prior to your flight's scheduled departure time.

 

  • In order to go to the airport of Bora Bora from Vaitape village, with Air Tahiti shuttle boat, please be at the pier 1h30 before the flight departure time
Check-in closing times  
  • 30 minutes prior to the flight scheduled departure time, except for the Leeward islands, for which it is 20 minutes prior to flight departure.

 

For Rarotonga, Cook Islands :
It is an international flight. However, the check-in is at the Air Tahiti's domestic check-in desks.
Recommended arrival time at the airport : 2 hours prior to your flight departure. 
We advise you to arrive at the airport well ahead of check-in closing time, in order to offer you the best service during check-in and boarding operations, and to allow aircraft to take off on time.
Check-in closing time: 45 minutes prior to the flight scheduled departure time.

  • For some islands, the airport is away from the main island or village. More information here 
  • If you arrive after the final check-in time, you will not be allowed to board your flight. A no-show fee will be charged and all other flight reservations in your booking will be automatically cancelled.
  • Please also ensure that you go to your gate before the final boarding time for your flight.