Air Tahiti Nui has taken the first step in its planned widebody fleet transition with the commercial debut of its first Boeing 787-9, which was delivered in early October. The initial 787 completed its first scheduled flight to Auckland Nov. 8. The French Polynesian carrier plans to receive another three 787s next year, allowing the airline to phase out its five A340-300s as the new aircraft arrive, Air Tahiti Nui SVP-commercial & marketing Christopher Korenke said. Air Tahiti Nui has ...

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