Air Tahiti Nui – Animals on board

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Pink and white airplane

Air Tahiti Nui is a Polynesian company.

Plane tickets

Animals are accepted in the cabin by Air Tahiti Nui.

Orange suitcase

Animals are not accepted in the hold by Air Tahiti Nui.


  • Australia
  • Chile
  • South Korea
  • United States
  • France
  • Japan
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Tahiti

Service animals

  • Services available: Service animals (guide for the visually impaired, guide for the hearing impaired …), Emotional support animals *
  • Free transportation
  • Pets allowed: Dogs, Cats
  • Minimum age: 4 months
  • Number of animals per passenger: 3
  • The passenger must be able to prove the certification of the animal, and its “use”. He must also be able to prove it orally.
  • The care and supervision of the animal remains the responsibility of the passenger.
  • The animal is not subject to the obligation to wear a harness, a leash or to be tied up, except during the taxi, take-off, turbulence and landing.
  • The animal should not sit on a seat.
  • The animal must not obstruct the aisles.
  • The animal must stand correctly.
  • The passenger will be offered a seat with as much space as possible depending on availability.
  • The animal must respect the different regulations of the countries of departure, transit and arrival.
  • The passenger must inform the company at least 48 hours before departure.
  • The animal will be visually inspected before being accepted.
  • Required documents (a copy must be kept throughout the flight):
    • Up-to-date vaccination record
    • Certificate of good health issued by the veterinarian (drawn up at the latest 72 hours before departure)
    • Health certificate (issued in Tahiti by the Directorate of Rural Development of French Polynesia valid for 4 months from the date of issue)
    • Identification tattoo or microchip
    • Entry or transit permit
    • Download form

Conditions specific to emotional support animals *

  • Free transportation
  • Number of animals per passenger: 1
  • Required documents (in addition to those indicated above):
    • Medical certificate from a licensed mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, etc.). This certificate must be less than 1 year old justifying why you need a service animal; the type of mental health professional license and the state or other jurisdiction in which it was issued.

Sanitary conditions

  • It is recommended to provide details about the animal at the time of booking or at most 48 hours before departure
    • Weight
    • Veterinary certificates
    • Health certificates

Animals in the cabin of Air Tahiti Nui

Terms and conditions

  • Number of animals per passenger: 2 (same container)
  • Pets allowed: Dogs, Cats

The container

LENGTH: 40CM X HEIGHT: 20CM X WIDTH: 35CMSuitable for transport

The trip

Yellow animal container

Container location

The container should be placed under the seat in front of the passenger.

The tariff

Los Angeles to Paris150.00 USD
Paris to Los Angeles€ 150.00
Papeete to Los Angeles14,000 XPF
Papeete to Paris24,000 XPF

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