New air routes will make Tahiti nearer than ever

The Islands of Tahiti are a kind of bucket-list dream locations you most likely take into consideration when searching of your seventh flooring workplace window and the darkening sky at 4pm on a Monday afternoon however you think about it’s a playground for Hollywood legends and multimillionaires not an workplace employee like me (you’re not alone).

Luxury overwater thatched roof bungalow in a lagoon with a view on Mt. Otemanu and the tropical island of Bora Bora. Image by Getty Images

The very thrilling news is that first French Polynesia – or the Islands of Tahiti as you could be pondering of them – usually are not almost as costly because the brochure picture of overwater bungalows in paradise would have you imagine. Plus, this yr this gem within the South Pacific might be an entire lot simpler to get to due to a bunch of latest flights and connections between and the US and Europe. Currently you may entry Tahiti from the UK by way of Paris or Los Angeles with connections with Air Tahiti NuiIn 2018 two new routes are being launched for worldwide travellers to show their tropical goals right into a actuality.

Palms reflecting over an infinity pool on the seaside in Moorea, French Polynesia Image by Getty Images

First, United Airlines introduced that from 30 October 2018 it should supply three flights every week on a Boeing 787 between San Francisco and Papeete, the capital of Tahiti. The flight, which is able to take about eight hours, will run seasonally between October and March.  Secondly, French Blue – France’s first low-cost lengthy haul airline –additionally introduced that from mid-May this yr it should function twice weekly flights from Paris Orly to San Francisco after which on to Papeete, with three weekly flights throughout peak season, between 20 June and 28 October. The airline will function an Airbus A350 plane for the route.

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