French Blue plans to launch ticket sales for French Polynesia service in coming weeks

    French Blue announced plans to commence ticket sales for inaugural service to French Polynesia in coming weeks (RadioNZ/Tahiti-infos, 13-Nov-2017). As previously reported by CAPA, the carrier plans to launch twice weekly Paris-San Francisco-Papeete service on 11-May-2018 with A350 aircraft. The carrier will add around 45,000 annual seats to Tahiti from 2019 with the service. The new service is yet to receive US FAA approval for landing rights in San Francisco.