Big news out of the Alaska Airlines today as they announced a new partnership with Air Tahiti Nui! The French Polynesian airline will be launching new Seattle flights starting this October so it only makes sense to partner with Seattle’s hometown airline. This is big news for those in the Pacific Northwest and in Western Canada as it makes getting the Tahiti that much easier.
Here is the schedule of the new flights
New Air Tahiti Nui service:
|Oct. 4, 2022||Papeete (Tahiti) – Seattle||10:00 p.m.||10:25 a.m. +1 day||Tues, Sat||787-9|
|Oct. 5, 2022||Seattle – Papeete (Tahiti)||12:40 p.m.||7:30 p.m.||Wed, Sun||787-9|
Mileage Plan partnership:
Starting April 1, Alaska’s Mileage Plan members can earn miles on all Air Tahiti Nui flights. (Please allow 6-8 weeks for miles to post in Mileage Plan accounts.) Mileage redemption for Air Tahiti Nui flights is expected to be available later this spring.
Here are the earn rates as of April 1
|Cabin||Purchased fare class||Base miles||Bonus miles||Total miles earned
|Poerava Business||C, J||100%||50%||150%|
|E, A, P||100%||5%||105%|
|Moana Economy||Y, M, K, H||100%||0%||100%|
|T, L, N||75%||0%||75%|
|B, Q, G, V||50%||0%||50%|