AUCKLAND—Air Tahiti Nui (ATN) has completed the transition of its widebody fleet from Airbus A340s to Boeing 787-9s, and the carrier anticipates significant operational benefits from the switch. ATN recently took delivery of the last of four 787s, which replaced its five A340s. The transition was achieved in 11 months, ATN general manager-Pacific Daniel Eggenberger said at the Oct. 16-17 CAPA-Center for Aviation conference in Auckland. The fleet replacement was “a major ...

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