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What is Air Tahiti Nui policy on carry-on baggage?

In compliance with safety regulations, Air Tahiti Nui limits the size, weight and number of passengers’ carry-on baggage.

What is Air Tahiti Nui policy on checked baggage allowances?

All passengers flying with Air Tahiti Nui are entitled to a free baggage allowance, a certain number of pieces of baggage, each limited in size and weight. However, on certain routes, Air Tahiti Nui offers a reduced rate fare, Eco Light, which incurs an extra fee for checked luggage.

Air  Tahiti  Nui  reserves the right to refuse to accept as baggage any bag weighing over 32 kg (70 lbs)  and/or  measuring  over 78,7 inches (height + width + length).

Carry-on Baggage

On Air Tahiti Nui flights, passengers (adults and children from 2 years old) are allowed to carry with them in the cabin one piece of carry-on with a maximum weight of 10 kg (22 lbs) and maximum linear dimensions of 115 cm (45 inches).

In addition to the carry-on piece, one personal item with a maximum weight of 3 kg may be carried in the cabin (handbag, pocketbook, small camera, infant bag, laptop computer, etc.). Assistive devices such as canes, walking sticks, or crutches are also permitted free of charge, provided that they can be safely stowed on board.

Checked Baggage

The free baggage allowance that Air Tahiti Nui offers on its operated flights is based on the travel class and frequent flyer status as follows:

Travel ClassNumber of PiecesClub Tiare
Silver and Gold
Maximum Weight
per Piece
Maximum Dimensions
per Piece
Moana Economy Class 1+123 kg (50 lbs)158 cm (62 inches)
(total outside dimensions =
length + width + height)
Poerava Business Class2+132 kg (70 lbs)

Excess Baggage

Excess baggage fees are charged for additional pieces of baggage, as well as overweight and oversized pieces:

Additional Piece – Baggage Fees
From/toTo/fromCountry of originExtra pieceRate per kg*
French PolynesiaNew Caledonia, North America
Australia, New Zealand
All except the US and CanadaXPF 8000XPF 2000
FranceAllXPF 10000
Other destinationsAllXPF 12000
USUSUSD 80USD 20
CanadaCanadaCAD 100CAD 25
France
Europe
Africa
Middle East
French Polynesia, the US, JapanAll except the USEUR 85EUR 20
Other destinationsAllEUR 100
USUSUSD 100USD 20
CanadaCanadaCAD 130CAD 25
AustraliaFrench Polynesia, the US,
New Zealand, Japan, Asia
All except the USAUD 120AUD 20
Other destinationsAllAUD 200
USUSUSD 90USD 15
CanadaCanadaCAD 120CAD 20
New ZealandFrench Polynesia, AustraliaAllNZD 120NZD 25
The US, Canada, other destinationsAll except the US and CanadaNZD 200
USUSUSD 145USD 20
CanadaCanadaCAD 180CAD 20
Japan, AsiaFrench PolynesiaAllJPY 10000JPY 2000
Other destinationsAll except the US and CanadaJPY 20000
USUSUSD 185USD 18
CanadaCanadaCAD 230CAD 23
New CaledoniaFrench Polynesia, the USAll except the US and CanadaXPF 10000XPF 2000
Other destinationsAllXPF 16000
USUSUSD 100USD 20
CanadaCanadaCAD 130CAD 25
*Air Tahiti Nui applies the Piece Concept, but some other airlines may use the Weight Concept.

 

Overweight and Oversized Baggage Fees
From/toTo/fromCountry of originOverweight piece*
(50.7-70.5 lbs)
Oversized piece
(62.2-78.7 in)
French PolynesiaNew Caledonia, North America
Australia, New Zealand
All except the US and CanadaXPF 12000
FranceAllXPF 12000
Other destinationsAllXPF 16000
USUSUSD 120
CanadaCanadaCAD 150
France
Europe
Africa
Middle East
French Polynesia, the US, JapanAll except the USEUR 100
Other destinationsAllEUR 120
USUSUSD 120
CanadaCanadaCAD 150
AustraliaFrench Polynesia, the US,
New Zealand, Japan, Asia
All except the USAUD 150
Other destinationsAllAUD 250
USUSUSD 100
CanadaCanadaCAD 150
New ZealandFrench Polynesia, AustraliaAllNZD 150
The US, Canada, other destinationsAll except the US and CanadaNZD 250
USUSUSD 100
CanadaCanadaCAD 200
Japan, AsiaFrench PolynesiaAllJPY 12000
Other destinationsAll except the US and CanadaJPY 24000
USUSUSD 220
CanadaCanadaCAD 280
New CaledoniaFrench Polynesia, the USAll except the US and CanadaXPF 12000
Other destinationsAllXPF 20000
USUSUSD 120
CanadaCanadaCAD 150
*Applicable to Moana Economy Class only.

Sporting Equipment

Air Tahiti Nui allows, in addition to the free baggage allowance, one additional piece of sporting equipment from the following list:

  • Golf or diving equipment not exceeding the maximum weight of 23 kg,
  • Surfboard, bodyboard, kneeboard, kite surf, longboard, or paddle not exceeding the maximum weight of 23 kg and the maximum length of 250 cm (98 inches).
  • Paddle or fishing rods not exceeding the maximum weight of 5 kg and the maximum length of 200 cm (79 inches).

The second piece of sporting equipment, as well as any subsequent pieces, are subject to excess baggage charges (additional, oversized and/or overweight piece as applicable) if the free baggage allowance is exceeded.

Baggage Services

A baggage irregularity must be reported at the baggage service claim, in writing, upon arrival or within 7 days of the flight arrival. For damage claims, the damaged article is required to be inspected by Air Tahiti Nui or its representative personnel at the time of the claim. Air Tahiti Nui will make every effort to return your baggage within 24 hours, and a delivery company will return the bag to your local address at its expense once it is located.

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