Travelling on board an ATR

Most Air Tahiti flights are made in ATR 72 or ATR 42 aircraft. Here you will find all the information you need for your journey in an ATR. Visit this section if you are travelling in a Twin Otter or Beechcraft.

> Click here if you would like to know more about the technical characteristics of our fleet.

Trained to ensure your well-being and safety on board, our cabin crew will be pleased to welcome you aboard Air Tahiti flights in an atmosphere that reflects Polynesian culture and hospitality.

Under the command of the captain and first officer, two stewards or stewardesses will welcome you on board our ATR 72-500s.
On our ATR 42-500s, you will be looked after by one steward or stewardess.

Our cabin crew are at your service. Do not hesitate to ask for their assistance during your flight.

Air Tahiti operates an open-seating policy on its flights.  Seats are not allocated at check-in. This means you can choose between a window or an aisle seat when you board the aircraft.

To preserve the well-being of our passengers and enhance the safety of our flights, Air Tahiti is a non-smoking airline.

> See our cabin plans.

Refreshments and snacks

A welcome fruit juice is served on all ATR flights between Tahiti or Moorea and the islands.

On flights departing before 9 am, you will also be offered tea or coffee.

Enjoy a complimentary snack on flights to : Nuku Hiva and Hiva Oa in the Marquesas, Gambier, Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, and on flights coming back from these islands.

A variety of drinks and sweet or savoury biscuits can also be purchased from our cabin crew.

> Click here to download our Welcome Aboard menu for details and prices.

Alcoholic beverages are sold only after 9 am and are only available to passengers aged over 18. The misuse of alcohol is dangerous for health. Drink with moderation.
The consumption of alcohol other than that sold on board is not permitted. In addition, Air Tahiti reserves the right to refuse the sale of alcohol to passengers who represent a risk to flight safety.

Sandwiches are also available for purchase on flights between Tahiti and Rurutu, Rimatara, Raivavae, Tubuai, Hiva Oa (Atuona), Nuku Hiva, Anaa, Hao, Hikueru, Makemo, Nukutavake, Puka Puka, Pukarua, Raroia, Reao, Takapoto, Takaroa, Tatakoto, Tureia, Gambier (Mangareva), Rarotonga.

The payment methods accepted on board are local cheques and cash (Pacific Francs - XPF).

In-flight entertainment

Besides the aerial views of the Pacific Ocean and islands through your window, you are invited on a voyage of discovery by flipping through the pages of the Air Tahiti Magazine (lien vers l'ebook et l'archivage).

Your reading will first take you to one of the islands of our five archipelagos, then to explore the natural and cultural treasures of French Polynesia.
You will also be able to read all of Air Tahiti's latest news and find out more about our airline.

Discover the Air Tahiti Magazine now!

For sale on board

Air Tahiti items (caps, key rings, airplane models, etc.) can also be purchased from our cabin crew.

Check the details and prices of the items on our Welcome Aboard menu.

Travel tips

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