The IATA Summer season relies on the reopening of borders

Tahiti, March 24, 2021 – International airlines serving French Polynesia have submitted their flight schedules for the IATA Summer 2021 season, from March 28 to October 30. Requests for approval of theoretical flight programs for the moment, to allow them to operate services in the event of reopening of the borders of the countries concerned.

After a Winter 2020-2021 season marked by a drastic drop in the international air transport offer, international airlines serving French Polynesia have submitted, for approval, their flight schedules for the IATA Summer 2021 season, from March 28 to October 30. For certain routes, this is a request for approval of a theoretical flight program, in order to allow the companies to operate the service of the defined routes, in the event of reopening of the borders of the countries concerned.
Thus, Air Tahiti Nui wishes to operate the Papeete – Paris CDG route via Los Angeles or Vancouver at the rate of four to six frequencies per week. On the Papeete – Los Angeles – Papeete route, Air Tahiti Nui wishes to operate between two and three frequencies per week.

Air France’s flight program covers the Papeete – Paris CDG route via Los Angeles or Vancouver throughout the Summer 2021 season.

French Bee’s flight program covers the Papeete – Paris Orly route via San Francisco throughout the IATA Summer 2021 season.

Hawaiian Airlines has a weekly Saturday flight schedule to Honolulu.

During the Summer 2021 season, United airlines plans to maintain its offer of free seats and three weekly frequencies on the Papeete – San Francisco route.

The borders of New Zealand, Japan, New Caledonia and the Cook Islands, however, remain closed and service to Chile and the Cook Islands is not expected to resume in 2021.

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