Air Tahiti Nui Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

Air Tahiti Nui Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or lost baggage. Get up to € 600 compensation for a delayed or cancelled flight and € 1.414 for lost luggage.

Air Tahiti Nui flight compensation: European law and Montreal Convention

Air Tahiti Nui European compensation: delayed, cancelled and overbooked flight

Air Tahiti Nui EU 261 Law compensation}

Only applicable when any of these 2 circumstances happen:

  1. When it is an european airline or…
  2. When the flight departs from europe

Compensation table under EU 261 Law: Air Tahiti Nui delayed, cancelled and overbooked fligh

Table – Air Tahiti Nui flight compensation according to EU 261/2004 Regulation
Flight (km) Air Tahiti Nui Compensation Claim
Less than 1.500 km € 250 Claim € 250
1.500 Km – 3.500 Km € 400 Claim € 400
+ 3.500 Km € 600 Claim € 600


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Air Tahiti Nui E.g compensation according to European 261 law

  • Flight overbooking from Paris to London: Less than 1.500 km = € 250 + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Tenrife to Bilbao: Between 1.500 km and 3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Paris to Tokyo: 3.500 km + = 600 euros + expenses.

Air Tahiti Nui Compensations under Montreal Convention for delays, cancellations, overbooked flights and baggage

Air Tahiti Nui delay compensation

Only applicable when these 2 circumstances occur at the same time:

  1. All luggage claims even if it is an european airline
  2. When it is not an european airline and the flight does not take off from Europe

Delayed flight, cancellation or overbooking compensation table according to the Montreal Convention

Montreal Convention table: Air Tahiti Nui compensation
Compensation Limit of liability Expenses
Luggage 5.708 euros = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights) Hotels, taxis, tours, other missed flights

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Air Tahiti Nui lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

Reclaim lost baggage Air Tahiti Nui

If you Claim Air Tahiti Nui for luggage delay you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.

Brief: Air Tahiti Nui lost baggage compensation according to the Montreal Convention
Baggage claim Limit of liability Expenses
Lost or damaged 1.414 euros = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights) Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis

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Read: Fill the PIR: Property Irregularity Report to claim for the luggage to Air Tahiti Nui

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What is Air Tahiti Nui PIR?

The Air Tahiti Nui Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference is a unique code that tracks your delayed or damaged baggage. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is required to claim to Air Tahiti Nui.

  • Ref code
  • Flight code
  • Number of lost luggages
  • Date
  • Issue
  • Colour and type
  • Name

The Air Tahiti Nui Extraordinary Circumstances

The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ applies when the delay/cancellation is due to something unusual in which a claim receives no compensation. E.g.:

  • Security
  • Extreme weather conditions
  • Political or civil unrest
  • A few strikes not releated to Air Tahiti Nui such as air traffic

Air Tahiti Nui unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:

  • Problems with Air Tahiti Nui staff
  • Bad weather affecting a previous flight
  • Denied boarding due to the flight being overbooked
  • Air Tahiti Nui technical problems

Downgrade at Air Tahiti Nui flight?

If you suffer a Air Tahiti Nui downgrade, the airline must refund 30 to 75 percent of the price of the ticket depending on the flight distance.

Can I claim my flight delay directly to Air Tahiti Nui?

First of all, if you want to claim directly to Air Tahiti Nui, you should know your chances are very small, since very often Air Tahiti Nui tries to justify their delayed flights with extraordinary circumstances that did not really happen, such as bad weather. Therefore, it is highly recommendable to funnel your claim through lexority.

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Time limit: How far back can I claim a flight compensation to Air Tahiti Nui?

Time Limit: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, contingent on the type of law that is fit in each case.

  • Montreal Convention: 2 years
  • Regulation 261/2004 of the EU: 2 to 10 years. It is necessary to the civil code for each country.

Documentation to claim properly to Air Tahiti Nui:


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Boarding pass

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ID or pass

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Guidance to claim Air Tahiti Nui

Don´t throw your receipts to claim Air Tahiti Nui

Even though Air Tahiti Nui has to refund the expenses, sometimes the airline doesn´t do it. Air Tahiti Nui is allowed to ask for your receipts as proof before refunding you for the expenses of your trip.

Air Tahiti Nui delayed flights for 3 or more hours

To be entitled to a compensation, Air Tahiti Nui delayed flight must be higher than 3 hours.

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Air Tahiti Nui overbooking: is it legal?

Overbooked Air Tahiti Nui flight: When Air Tahiti Nui sells more tickets than the possible number of people they can take.

The overbooking is legal, but you are entitled to a compensation up to € 600.

Air Tahiti Nui aims to avoid empty seats due to no-shows, but this must be legally sanctioned.

When the Air Tahiti Nui passenger has received a reservation or any document stating the payment has been accepted and registered, it is a “confirmed reservation”. Boarding denials happen when a passenger presents to the gate but Air Tahiti Nui refuses them access to the plane.

How to know how long the Air Tahiti Nui flight has been delayed

Air Tahiti Nui delayed flight 3 hours

  1. Contact a Lexority lawyer to tell you how long the Air Tahiti Nui flight delay was without any doubt. You have to be aware that the following webpages are not always accurate and need a payment record.
  2. You can use the web where if you register you can see the Air Tahiti Nui status of all flights including those of years ago.
  3. Another option is accesing to Flight Radar where you can see the last 7 days Air Tahiti Nui flight delays without registering. If you register you can also see delayed flights from up to two years ago.

Advice: When the Air Tahiti Nui delay is very close to 3 hours, Flightradar24 is not 100% reliable, since it shows the time of landing, but not the exit from the plane, which is what the regulations says has to be taken in consideration.