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Air Tahiti Nui Started JFK Service Today?  
User currently offlineRJpieces From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 3561 times:

I was under the impression that Air Tahiti 3/4 (PPT-JFK-PPT) started service today but I can't seem to find it on the flight tracker. Was it pushed back?

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User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 27002 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks ago) and read 3532 times:

They sure did operate today.
The first flight TN004 landed at 1534local, while TN003 departed just recently at 1803local. Flight time to paradise today 11:53

Here's the ATC route.
KJFK..RBV.J230.SAAME.J6.LIT.J66.ABI.J42.AMUKI.J42.DEL.UJ2.MISEX.UJ8.PLADE.UJ8.LAP..
2246N/11154W..2000N/11500W..1400N/12000W..0900N/12500W..0330N/12935W..
0300S/13500W..0800S/14000W..1200S/14500W..KAINA.KAIN2V.NTAA/1153



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineSan747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4995 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3429 times:

That flight must cut close on the A343's range... Was the flight full?


Scotty doesn't know...
User currently offlineAirbazar From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 9046 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3424 times:

Quoting San747 (Reply 2):
That flight must cut close on the A343's range... Was the flight full?

4 engines 4 longhaul, remember?  Smile

On a more serious note, it may be close but still within it's range. Long, thin routes is what the A340 was built for.


User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21781 posts, RR: 59
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3399 times:

It's only 5500nm.

MTOW is 5800nm to 7400nm for that plane, still air.



Of all the things to worry about... the Wookie has no pants.
User currently offlineTUNisia From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1846 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 3392 times:

I was wondering the same things as well when I was reading the June issue of Conde Nast Traveller. The article said the fare was around 1K$ Return.


Someday the sun will shine down on me in some faraway place - Mahalia Jackson
User currently offlineAerofan From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1532 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3286 times:

I saw somwhere that they were offering a special to non revs. can't quite remember the price. I'll see if I can find it

User currently offlineNZ767 From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 1620 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3237 times:

That's a hell of a flight for an ATR. Because that's what Air Tahiti operates.
Try Air Tahiti Nui and you might be on the mark. airplane 
And if you think I'm being petty, try spelling Qantas the wrong way....... Smile


User currently offlineUSflt1778 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 269 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3188 times:

They had a non-rev offer of $499 r/t positive space (air only, plus taxes), or airfare plus 7 nights hotel for $999. Dates were very specific (only 1 or 2 possible dates in each direction).

User currently offlineReythreeforty From France, joined Nov 2004, 19 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2917 times:

140 pax for the return flight JFK-PPT

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