United Airlines has launched nonstop flights
between San Francisco and Pape'ete, the capital of Tahiti.
The flights offer a convenient gateway to
the islands of French Polynesia including Mo'orea, Bora Bora, the
Marquesas and Rangiroa - some of the most beautiful island
destinations on earth.
United's service to Tahiti departs San
Francisco International Airport on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Beginning 30 March 2019, the flights will become
service and will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
United will operate
the route with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft throughout the year.
"We are thrilled to extend this exciting flight
to a year-round schedule," said Janet Lamkin. "For Californians
and our customers connecting through San Francisco, this route
offers an escape to a little corner of paradise."
Flight UA 115 is scheduled to depart San Francisco
at 14:45 to land in Tahiti at 21:25. The return flight, UA 114, is
timed to leave Tahiti at 23:45 and arrive back in San Francisco at
09:50 the following day.
San Francisco is a very important hub for United
Airlines. Together with United
Express the airline operates more than 250 daily flights between San Francisco
and 90 destinations throughout North America, Latin America, Asia,
Europe and the Caribbean. From San Francisco, United will continue
to operate nonstop seasonal summer service to Zurich in 2019 and
recently announced it will be the only U.S. carrier to offer
daily, year-round nonstop service to Amsterdam beginning 30 March