seats of the air tahiti nui moana class economy with blue lagoon colors

A La Carte seating

Flight attendant waiting for passengers in Air Tahiti Nui economy class

Travel more comfortably with our "A La Carte seating" option.
This paid service allows you to reserve the seat of your choice in advance, up to 5 hours prior to departure.

This service is available for purchase as of October 1, 2018 for any departure leaving on or after October 1, 2019

A La Carte seating is only available on flights operated by Air Tahiti Nui.

Our Extra Comfort seats are located in the first row of our Moana Economy cabins or in the exit rows. They offer additional leg room. 

Our Preference seats are located on both sides of the plane in Moana Economy class. You might choose to enjoy a window seat or direct aisle access, or simply ensure that you are seated next to a friend or family member.

For security reasons, seats located in the exit rows can only be assigned to passengers who meet the following criteria:

  • Are over 15 years of age
  •  In case of emergency evacuation:
    • Are able to understand and verbally transmit crew member instructions to the other passengers,
    • In case of emergency evacuation: Have enough mobility, strength and dexterity in both arms, both hands and both legs to assist the crew      and the other passengers.


Furthermore, the following passengers are not eligible for exit row seating:

  • Passengers responsible for one or more other passengers seated in a different row,
  • Passengers travelling with an animal in the cabin,
  • Passengers with reduced mobility.


If a seat is reserved by a passenger who does not meet the safety requirements listed above, Air Tahiti Nui reserves the right to change his/her seat reservation and the service will not be refunded.


When and where should you reserve an A La Carte seat?

This service is available:
-  At an Air Tahiti Nui agency or by contacting our reservation department up to 72 hours before your flight, in which case the payment must be made within 72 hours after making the reservation,
-  On our website up to 48 hours before your flight or during your web check-in up to 5 hours before your flight, in which case the payment must be made immediately.