Review of Air Tahiti flight Papeete Rangiroa in Economy

Airline Air Tahiti
Flight VT 538
Class Economy
Seat NA
Aircraft ATR 42-500
Flight time 01:00
Take-off 04 Mar 12, 13:45
Arrival at 04 Mar 12, 14:45
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manureva744
By 2456
Published on 31st March 2012
Here is a FR on Air Tahiti on a trip to Manihi I did with my partner to celebrate our 10 year anniversary.

Departure was in the afternoon, we drove to my mom's place to drop off our car and she dropped us off at the airport.

Check-in is ultra fast as there is no one in line.
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We go through security rapidly and go to the boarding area which is rather full with a flight to Bora-Bora and our flight to Manihi via Rangiroa.
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The screens above our gate.
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Advertisements for the stunning tahitian black pearls.
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The snack-bar of the domestic terminal.
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Then comes the time to board our ATR 42.
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At the footsteps of the Control Tower a Monarch 757 is resting. It is operating a special round the world trip for the Captain's Choice Club.
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But for us it will be this ATR 42-500 which will take us to Manihi via Rangiroa.
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We take the 2 seats at the front of the aircraft and no one will come sit in front of us.
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The route map.
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Right hand side engine.
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We depart from the parking area for the runway.
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Take-off !
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Papeete harbor.
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And Tahiti is getting further away as we climb towards our cruising altitude going to Rangiroa.
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The legroom is simply the best at those seats !
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During the one hour flight, the cabin attendant will serve us a pineapple juice.
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Seat pocket contents.
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BoB prices.
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Safety card.
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The Air Tahiti magazine at the fleet page.
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We start our descent towards Rangiroa where the majority of the passengers will get off.
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We land on the atoll of Rangiroa where the sun is crushing us. The crew invites us to disembark even the passengers in transit for Manihi.
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Verdict

Air Tahiti

6.3/10
Cabin7.5
Cabin crew7.5
Entertainment/wifi5.0
Meal/catering5.0

Papeete - PPT

7.9/10
Efficiency9.0
Access9.0
Services6.0
Cleanliness7.5

Rangiroa - RGI

8.1/10
Efficiency10.0
Access10.0
Services5.0
Cleanliness7.5

Conclusion

We departed on time.

If we had other seats or people had sat in front of us the mark would be lower.

The cabin attendant only did one run with drinks and that was it.

Nothing much was offered apart from a pineapple juice...

Information on the route Papeete (PPT) Rangiroa (RGI)

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