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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 Class Number of Pieces Club Tiare
Silver and Gold
Maximum Weight
per Piece
Maximum Dimensions
per Piece
Moana Economy Class 1 +1 23 kg (50 lbs) 158 cm (62 inches)
(total outside dimensions =
length + width + height)
Poerava Business Class 2 +1 32 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/to To/from Country of origin Extra piece Rate per kg*
French Polynesia New Caledonia, North America
Australia, New Zealand
All except the US and Canada XPF 8000 XPF 2000
France All XPF 10000
Other destinations All XPF 12000
US US USD 80 USD 20
Canada Canada CAD 100 CAD 25
France
Europe
Africa
Middle East
French Polynesia, the US, Japan All except the US EUR 85 EUR 20
Other destinations All EUR 100
US US USD 100 USD 20
Canada Canada CAD 130 CAD 25
Australia French Polynesia, the US,
New Zealand, Japan, Asia
All except the US AUD 120 AUD 20
Other destinations All AUD 200
US US USD 90 USD 15
Canada Canada CAD 120 CAD 20
New Zealand French Polynesia, Australia All NZD 120 NZD 25
The US, Canada, other destinations All except the US and Canada NZD 200
US US USD 145 USD 20
Canada Canada CAD 180 CAD 20
Japan, Asia French Polynesia All JPY 10000 JPY 2000
Other destinations All except the US and Canada JPY 20000
US US USD 185 USD 18
Canada Canada CAD 230 CAD 23
New Caledonia French Polynesia, the US All except the US and Canada XPF 10000 XPF 2000
Other destinations All XPF 16000
US US USD 100 USD 20
Canada Canada CAD 130 CAD 25
*Air Tahiti Nui applies the Piece Concept, but some other airlines may use the Weight Concept.

 

Overweight and Oversized Baggage Fees
From/to To/from Country of origin Overweight piece*
(50.7-70.5 lbs)
Oversized piece
(62.2-78.7 in)
French Polynesia New Caledonia, North America
Australia, New Zealand
All except the US and Canada XPF 12000
France All XPF 12000
Other destinations All XPF 16000
US US USD 120
Canada Canada CAD 150
France
Europe
Africa
Middle East
French Polynesia, the US, Japan All except the US EUR 100
Other destinations All EUR 120
US US USD 120
Canada Canada CAD 150
Australia French Polynesia, the US,
New Zealand, Japan, Asia
All except the US AUD 150
Other destinations All AUD 250
US US USD 100
Canada Canada CAD 150
New Zealand French Polynesia, Australia All NZD 150
The US, Canada, other destinations All except the US and Canada NZD 250
US US USD 100
Canada Canada CAD 200
Japan, Asia French Polynesia All JPY 12000
Other destinations All except the US and Canada JPY 24000
US US USD 220
Canada Canada CAD 280
New Caledonia French Polynesia, the US All except the US and Canada XPF 12000
Other destinations All XPF 20000
US US USD 120
Canada Canada CAD 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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