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The flight from Los Angeles to Papeete departs throughout the day and flies frequently through the week and the duration is 8.5 hours. Flights depart either mid-day or at night. Tahiti is in the UTC/GMT -10 hours time zone.

While you are waiting to depart for your flight at Los Angeles' airport you are going to be in the Tom Bradley Terminal and while you are in the terminal, you are able to do some shopping and eating as well. There is a Daily Grill, Euro Coffee and Haagen Dazs, Hamada Orient Express, Daniels Bistro, McDonald's, Sam Adams, Taste of LA, Marina Bar, Sushi Boy, Cinnabon, Daniels Bistro + Bar and Pink's Hot Dogs.

On every flight we fly throughout the world, Air Tahiti Nui is building a reputation for providing world-class service levels equal to the leading airlines of the world. Our service is based upon extending the warmth and ambiance of our Polynesian home the moment you step on board.

Welcomed by the fragrance the Tiare Tahiti gardenia, the sounds of our legendary island music, and the beauty and comfort of our aircraft, you'll quickly see why flying with Air Tahiti Nui is an experience unique among any airline in the world.

Choose from up to six first-run movie features on each flight in both English and French language channels. From Hollywood blockbusters to popular independent titles, every seat becomes a personal movie theatre in the air.

From take off to landing, choose between eight channels of non-stop music featuring classical, jazz, romantic, popular, international pop, Tahitian, and popular Japanese.


The ATN Game Network is on all our aircraft. The network is easily accessed from your personal remote control. Every passenger can play card and action games against the computer or with other passengers on the flight

Special Meal Requests:
Special meals can be prepared for medical and religious reasons if requested at the time of your reservation or at least 36 hours prior to departure. Special meals requested less than 36 hours cannot be guaranteed. Contact your travel agent.

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Air Tahiti Nui, the Tiare airline, offers the highest standards of comfort. The 294 available seats are divided into three classes, with 6 flat-bed, 180 degrees recline seats in Poerava First, 24 seats providing 150 degree recline in Poerava Business, and 264 seats in Moana Class, all equipped with individual screens and choice of eight movies and 12 video games. Their flight attendants greet you in the purest Polynesian tradition, offering you a Tiare flower, the symbol of their islands, as soon as you step on board.