Air Tahiti Nui announces Seattle flights and becomes new Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan partner

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:

Starts City Pair Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
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%
D, Z 100% 25% 125%
Moana Premium W 100% 15% 115%
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%
S 25% 0% 25%

 

Click here to learn more about this new partnership!

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