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Air Tahiti

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
VT
VTA
135
Air Tahiti

Air Tahiti ATR 72-500
Air Tahiti
Tahiti Faa'a International Airport
BP 314
98 713 Papeete
Tahiti
FRENCH POLYNESIA

Tel.: +689 86 4004
Fax: +689 86 4009
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.airtahiti.com

Type: Scheduled, charter, domestic, pax
Owner: Private shareholders (33.5%); French Polynesia (13.7%); Socredo Bank (13.4%); employees (8.4%); others
Shareholdings: Air Moorea (100%); Air Archipels (100%); Air Tahiti Nui (3.56%)
Base: Papeete (PPT)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: June 1953
Alliances: Air Moorea, Air Rarotonga
Air Tahiti operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 3 xATR 42-500
  • ATR 72-600 (4 planned)
  • 7 x ATR 72-500 (1 leased out)
CEO:
Finance Director:
Commercial Director:
Marcel Galenon
Moana Caradec
Vairani Tetaria

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Air Tahiti  
VT
VTA
FRANCE.Polynesia Papéeté 1986-
Air Polynésie  
VT
VTA
FRANCE.Polynesia Papéeté 1970-1986
Formed with help from UTA (62.24%, reduced to 7.5% by 1985 when transferred to Air France)
RAI Régie Aérienne Interinsulaire/Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire FRANCE.Polynesia Papéeté 1953-1970
Formed by TAI using assets from 1950-born Air Tahiti. 62.24% stake taken 1958 by TAI (later UTA)

Date
Manufacturer
Model
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
18-Apr-91
Dornier 228-212 F-OHAB 1 km  ENE off Nuku Hiva Airport (NHV) French Polynesia
10
w/o