United Airlines launches non-stop service between San Francisco/Tahiti

United Airlines has announced it has launched the first nonstop service by a US carrier to the Islands of Tahiti, the company said.

The airline launched its first flight between San Francisco and Pape´ete, the capital of Tahiti. As part of its inaugural celebration, United also announced it is extending its Tahiti schedule to year-round service from San Francisco.

United´s newest international flight offers customers a convenient gateway to the islands of French Polynesia including Mo´orea, Bora Bora, the Marquesas and Rangiroa. United´s service to Tahiti departs San Francisco International Airport on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Beginning March 30, 2019, United will begin year-round service on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,700 flights a day to 356 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers.