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An Air Tahiti Nui 787-9 at Paine Field (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

A New Longest Flight in the World? Inside Air Tahiti Nui’s Rumored Nonstop Papeete-Paris Route

Despite being on the other side of the world from its home country, French Polynesia in the South Pacific is firmly part of France. A holdover from France’s colonial past, French Polynesia consists of over 100 islands, the most populous and well-known of which is Tahiti, all of which are part of France with French Polynesia being given the designation of an overseas country of the French Republic. Air Tahiti Nui, the main international and long-haul airline of French Polynesia,…

Sneak Peek: Air Tahiti Nui’s First Dreamliner Is Nearing Completion

With an expected introduction date of November 2018, Air Tahiti Nui is seeing major advances in the painting and configuration of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Today, the French Polynesian carrier revealed pictures of the ongoing livery painting that is being performed in Boeing's North Charleston, S.C. factory ahead of…