French Polynesian carrier Air Tahiti Nui took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9, via lease from Air Lease Corp. This is the first Boeing airplane to join the Tahitian airline, which plans to use the longest-range Dreamliner to replace aging Airbus A340s and connect its home base in the South Pacific with destinations such as Paris, Tokyo and Los Angeles. Air Tahiti Nui configured its new Dreamliner to seat 294 passengers in three classes. The cabin features a new business class equipped ...

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