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Air Tahiti Nui Baggage Report Card

Carry-On Allowance8 / 10
Checked Bag Allowance7 / 10
Excess Baggage Fees7 / 10
Overall Grade7.3 / 10
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Air Tahiti Nui Carry On 2011 - Cabin Bag Size & Weight Limit

All Destinations (All Class of Services):
In compliance with Civil Aviation Safety Authority Regulations, it is necessary to limit the size; weight and number of each customers carry-on baggage.

Passengers (except infants) on Air Tahiti Nui are allowed the following carry-on baggage:

Adult / Child (From 2 years old)
Piece Allowance: 1 *plus Personal item
Maximum Dimensions (Combined dimensions - length + width + height): 45 in / 115 cm.
Weight Limitation (Maximum per piece): 22lbs/10 kilos.

*In addition to your maximum allowance, you may carry one (1) one additional personal item in the cabin (except infants):
Walking stick, cane or crutches,
Handbag or pocket book,
Small camera case or binoculars,
Infant bag or baby food,
Briefcase or laptop computer with case.

Carry-On Security Rules

TSA - (USA): TSA Carry-On Regulations and TSA 3-1-1 Carry-On Liquids Rules

CATSA - (Canada): CATSA Carry-On Prohibited Items and CATSA Carry-On Liquids and Gel Restrictions

E-Cigarettes / Vape: TSA Rules for Flying with Electronic Cigarettes and Vape Pens 2023

Guns / Firearms: How to Fly with a Gun - TSA Rules 2023

Bluetooth Headphones: Using Bluetooth Headphones on an Airplane

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Air Tahiti Nui Checked Baggage Fees 2011 - Checked Bag Weight & Size Limits

Your free Checked baggage allowance on Air Tahiti Nui operated flights is detailed below.

a) When through-checking your bags on connecting flights, operated by two or more different airlines, different baggage allowances may apply to those stated below. Contact Air Tahiti Nui or the airline/s concerned for more details.
b) For flights operated by other airlines, including code share flights with an Air Tahiti Nui flight number, please verify your baggage allowance directly with the operating airline.

All Destinations

To/From Japan for tickets issued on or before June 30, 2011
For tickets issued on or after July 1st 2011, please refer to the table above.

Any piece that weighs over 70 lbs / 32 kg's will not be accepted and must be shipped as AIR FREIGHT
A MAXIMUM total of 4 pieces per passenger allowed, including the 2 free and 2 excess baggage.

*** Government and labor regulations limit the maximum weight per piece to 70 pounds / 32 kilos for safety reasons.

In addition to the baggage allowances referred to above, the following items may be carried free of charge in the hold:
Infant's carry basket
A fully collapsible wheelchair or mobility aid, subject to occupational health and safety requirements and aircraft limitations

Connecting with Other Airlines
If you have a connecting flight with another airline, and it is ticketed on the same ticket as your Air Tahiti Nui flight, then your baggage may be able to be through-checked if; Air Tahiti Nui has a baggage agreement with the other airline and depending on the systems available at the airport. Please check with your Air Tahiti Nui office for details.

When separate Air Tahiti Nui tickets have been purchased, or where the through-checking of baggage is not available between Air Tahiti Nui and the other airline, and in order avoid the inconvenience and costs of a missed flight, please ensure that enough time is allowed between flights to enable; the collection of baggage, clearance of immigration and customs, and check-in for the onward flight, as well as allow for any potential delays.

Useful Links

Linear Dimensions: What are Linear Dimensions?

Piece vs Weight: What is Piece Concept vs Weight Concept

Packing List: Travel Packing Checklist 2023

Marijuana / Cannabis: Rules for Flying with Marijuana / Cannabis in 2023

Delayed/Cancelled Flights: How to Claim Compensation for Flight Delays

Guns / Firearms: How to Fly with a Gun - TSA Rules 2023

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Air Tahiti Nui Overweight Baggage Fee 2011 - Extra Bag Fee - Oversize Baggage

For Travel commencing on/after July 1st 2011

When piece concept applies

(*) Or equivalent in local currency.

When weight concept applies

(*) Or equivalent in local currency.

No single item may exceed 32kg in weight when you check-in.

The following policy applies to special items that may not conform to the maximum permitted size/dimensions:

ASSISTIVE DEVICES (Wheelchairs etc)
Allowed free of charge, IN ADDITION TO the free allowance. No limit in terms of number, weight or size.

One (1) bag allowed free of charge, IN ADDITION TO the published free allowance if;
It is presented for carriage in a single appropriate & secure package
It does not exceed 23kg maximum weight

**Surf board, paddle board and kite surf equipment.

*NB: In all cases the second and any subsequent items of sporting equipment are subject to published Excess Baggage Charges (Extra Piece/Oversize and/or over weight as applicable)

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2011
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