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Air Tahiti Nui Started JFK Service Today?  
User currently offlineRJpieces From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3168 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, 25392 posts, RR: 49
Reply 1, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3139 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, 4943 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3036 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, 8376 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3031 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, 21531 posts, RR: 59
Reply 4, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3006 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, 1844 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2999 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, 1517 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2893 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 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2844 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, 268 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (9 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2795 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 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2524 times:

140 pax for the return flight JFK-PPT

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