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Getting to Tahiti

Flying to Tahiti

Air Tahiti Nui

The international airline of Tahiti and her islands is Air Tahiti Nui, which offers 3 flights a week via Auckland, on:

  • Tuesday
  • Thursday
  • Sunday

Air Tahiti Nui fly from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane thanks to interline agreements/code share with Qantas, Air New Zealand and Emirates.

All flights by Air Tahiti Nui are operated with two-class Airbus A340 aircraft, featuring in-seat video, and multi award-winning cabin service.

For further details please refer to the Air Tahiti Nui website: 

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is the South Pacific's largest carrier and flies to Papeete up to 3 times a week from Auckland with up to 12 connecting flights from Australian ports, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Cairns. 

Air New Zealand offers an extensive network across New Zealand with flexible fares and schedules that allow passengers to combine a holiday in Tahiti with a stopover in New Zealand.

Air New Zealand operates a mixed fleet of aircraft between Australia and Papeete including 767-300 and 777-200ERs all matched with Air New Zealand's trademark award-winning in-flight service including on-demand entertainment system from the moment you take your seat with gate-to-gate entertainment.  The 4 economy class product options in addition to Business class has something for all travellers.

Papeete is one of the scheduled launch destinaitons for the new Air New Zealand 787 Dreamliner. For further details visit

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