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Wed, 31 Oct 2018

United Airlines Launches Flights Between San Francisco and Tahiti

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 Sundays.

Luxury in paradise - Four Seasons Hotel Bora Bora. Click to enlarge.

Beginning 30 March 2019, the flights will become a year-round 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 2019.

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