As per 25APR13 GDS timetable and inventory display, Air Tahiti Nui is scheduled to introduce re-furbished Airbus A340-300 aircraft to its operation around late-May 2013. The re-furbished A340-300 sees elimination of First Class cabin, while Business and Economy Class gets receives product upgrade.
In addition, on its North American website, the carrier is displaying what it appears to be a modified logo, as part of its new cabin introduction.
Planned re-configured A340-300 service entry date as follow. Note specified dates below are subject to change, as earlier introductory date is still possible.
Papeete – Los Angeles – Paris CDG 30MAY13
Papeete – Los Angeles 31MAY13
Papeete – Tokyo 31MAY13
Papeete – Auckland 05JUN13
Certain services will see old-cabin A340 operating between June 2013 and January 2014.