26 June Negotiations between airport workers and management still going on.
Sunday 17 June Air New Zealand flights delayed.
15 June 2012 Tahiti Papeete Airport Strike is effecting flights during Tahiti's busiest time of the year.
Air Tahiti strike 14 June 2012. Strike is by Inter-union, airport employees.
Flight to Los Angeles
Air Tahiti Nui being hit by Tahiti airport workers strike.
Flights with Air France to Los Angeles, Paris Charles de Gaulle.
Air New Zealand to Auckland
Air Tahiti flights to'Āhē, 'Atu'ona, Arutua, Pora Pora, Fakarava, Gambier, Hao, Huahine, Kaukura, Manihi, Maupiti, Makemo, Mo'orea, Mataiva, Nuku Hiva, Ra'iātea, Rangiroa, Rarotonga, Rimatara, Rūrutu, Ra'ivavae, Tikehau, Takapoto, Takaroa, Tupua'i, 'Ua Huka, 'Ua Pou.
Air Tahiti Nui to Auckland, Los Angeles, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Tokyo-Narita.
Aircalin to Nouméa
Hawaiian Airlines - Honolulu
LAN Airlines to Easter Island, Santiago de Chile.
French PolynesiaAir Tahiti
Monday 4 December, 2017 Strike has ended with Tahiti based Air France cabin crews after 23 days.
Monday 13 November, 2017 Air France local crews - air hostesses and stewards started striking last Friday causing flights to leave without passengers! Crews threatened by new airline coming next year French Blue, March 2018. Air France has had it with this route. Unions putting members out of jobs.
Not only do you have to deal with this. Air France crews will strike this Thursday along with French air traffic control!
Update:-25 May 2017 Domestic flights back to normal, International flights delayed. You can see life's not perfect yet flightstats.com
Update:-May 24, 2017 Strike is still on, firemen threats of jail time
Airport Firemen Strike 00:01 hrs Monday 15 May 2017. Modified schedule.
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Other airlines that will likely be affected by firemen strike Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin,
Hawaiian Airlines, Latam Chile
Old strikes from earlier this year 2017
February 25, 2017 You should be prepared for an Air France union member strike next month. For this and other strike actions see
Old strikes from last year 2016
French Air Traffic Control Strike
May 15, 2016 Flights from and to Papeete Airport will likely be delayed, cancelled or brought forward due to French air traffic control strike.
French air traffic controllers will strike on Thursday May 19, 2016. (and perhaps 26 May?) If strike goes ahead airlines will be asked to cut back flights to and from France. Stay in close contact with your airline. Air France will take brunt of strike action. French national rail company SNCF is also striking.
French taxi drivers are threatening to join in.
If you are changing flights in France and have a long lay over in a French international arrivals lounge. Get a French visa as you will be sleeping on a cot in the lounge while other passengers sleep in a comfortable hotel bed with private bathroom. March 2016 saw 140 passengers sleeping on the floor at Orly Airport.
Expect knock-on effect.
July 11, 2013 Tahiti Airport Strike effecting Air France, Tahiti Nui and Air New Zealand flights being delayed or brought forward. Stay in close contact with your airline.
Last years industrial actions
3 November Union boss jailed RNZI
15 August 2012 Firemen discontinue strike, after Air France re-arrange flight times. No concessions were made.
13 August 2012 No sooner is Air Tahiti Nui strike by cabin crews over with. Employees at Papeete Airport will strike Wednesday 15 August.
27 June Nasty strike that caused conflict and disturbances is now over. Deal made.
Tahiti Papeete Airport Strike Fa'a'ā
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Tahiti has a shortage of hotel rooms. Particularly when a couple of giant jumbo's can't take off.