Air Tahiti Nui now flies from Seattle/Tacoma

Air Tahiti Nui on October 5, 2022 opened the Tahiti – Seattle/Tacoma route.

Alaska Airlines made this announcement:

Alaska Airlines joined Air Tahiti Nui, our newest global airline partner, to celebrate the inaugural nonstop flight today between our hometown airport in Seattleand Papeete – the capital of French Polynesia located on Tahiti, its main island. From the heart of the islands of Tahiti, the possibilities are endless for escapes to additional amazing nearby destinations, including Bora Bora and Moorea.

Alaska’s Mileage Plan members earn miles on Air Tahiti Nui flights, and can redeem miles or purchase tickets for Air Tahiti Nui flights directly on A codeshare partnership between the two airlines allows passengers to travel from nearly 100 cities across Alaska’s network through Seattle and onward to Tahiti. Air Tahiti Nui is operating the seasonal flights twice a week between Seattle and Papeete. It’s the only nonstop connecting the Pacific Northwest to the South Pacific.

“Just as the weather begins to turn in the Pacific Northwest, our guests can now chase the warm sun all the way to Tahiti with a convenient nonstop flight from Seattle on Air Tahiti Nui,” said Nat Pieper, senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances at Alaska Airlines. “Air Tahiti Nui is a terrific new global airline partner for us, further connecting the West Coast to the South Pacific with world-class service and amenities on their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner planes. With so much beauty, Tahiti is truly an aspirational destination.”

New Air Tahiti Nui service:


City Pair





Oct. 4, 2022

Papeete – Seattle

10:00 p.m.

10:25 a.m. +1 day

Tues, Sat


Oct. 5, 2022

Seattle – Papeete

12:40 p.m.

7:10 p.m.

Wed, Sun


All times local

Top Copyright Photo: Air Tahiti Nui Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner F-OMUA (msn 39297) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 959030.

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