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French Polynesia is an overseas territory of France, located in the South Pacific Ocean, about 3000 km (about 2000 mi) south of Hawaii and half way between New Zealand to the west and South America to the east. The capital is Papeete, which is located on Tahiti, the largest island in the territory.

 

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Air Archipels

1996* - dateActive

 

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Air Moorea

1968 - dateActive

Air Moorea started operations on 15Sep1968

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Air Polynesie

1970 - 1987Renamed

 

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Air Tahiti

1968* - 1979*Status?

 

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Air Tahiti

1987 - dateActive

Air Tahiti began operations as RAI in 1950

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Air Tahiti Nui

1998 - dateActive

Air Tahiti Nui was founded on 31Oct1996 & commenced operations on 20Nov1998

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Aviazur

2004* - 2006*Status?

 

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Pacific Fret Airways

1992 - 1993Inactive

 

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Pol'Air

2009^ - dateActive

 

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RAI (Reseau Aerien Interinsulaire)

1950 - 1970Renamed

RAI was founded in 1950

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Regie Aerienne Interinsuiaire

1951 - 1956*Status?

 

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Tahiti Air Tour Service

1978* - 1979*Status?

 

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Tahiti Airlines

(****)Unconfirmed

 

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Tahiti Conquest Airlines

1990* - 1996Inactive

 

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TRAPAS

Late 1940sStatus?

 

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Wanair (Wan Air)

1987* - 2004Inactive

 

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