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Flight operational services for French Polynesia
For smooth operations for your flight to French Polynesia, you must ensure that all your flight support requirements are taken care of. Obtaining permits on time, efficient ground handling services, and effective trip-planning are factors that contributes to a successful and punctual flight.
Overflight Permit French Polynesia
Documents required for overflight permit in French Polynesia for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights Overflight Permits, overflight permit requirement, Overflight Exemption Process, Overflight Permit Charge -
Private and corporate aircraft do not need French Polynesia overflight permits for refueling purpose. Also, the aircraft must be registered in a country which has a bilateral agreement with France,
Lead time to obtain the overflight permit for French Polynesia N/A
Short notice overflight permit for French Polynesia N/A
Validity of overflight permit in French Polynesia N/A
Landing Permit French Polynesia
Documents required for landing permit in French Polynesia for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights Private and corporate aircraft do not need French Polynesia landing permit for refueling purpose. Also, the aircraft must be registered in a country which has a bilateral agreement with France,
Private non-revenue and charter operators both need a landing permit in French Polynesia.
Landing permit documentation include-
• Aircraft Registration Certificate
• Airworthiness Certificate
• Air Operator’s Certificate
• Worldwide Insurance Certificate
• Aircraft Radio Station License
• French Operating Permit Technical Questionnaire
• Operations Specification indicating MNPS Authorization
• Operations Specification showing MEL approval for the specific aircraft
Lead time to obtain the landing permit forFrench Polynesia Private non-revenue permits- 3 working days
Charter permits- 5 working days
Short notice landing permit for French Polynesia Landing permit on short notice can be arranged at an additional cost on working days, not on holiday or weekend.
Validity of landing permit in French Polynesia Permit validity- Same day validity for landing permit.
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Additional information for overflight permit and landing permit for French Polynesia:

Crew documentation including name, DOB, place of birth, nationality, flight number should be given to the ground handler prior to arrival or departure.

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When planning for your trip to French Polynesia, there are few factors you need to consider:
Flight Management and Trip planning for French Polynesia
Weekend Official weekend in French Polynesia is Saturday- Sunday
Visa Requirements in French Polynesia Visa is rarely required. But French Polynesia visa is required for certain nationalities. Confirm this with your trip planning partner.
Airport Slots Faa'a International Airport NTAA/ PPT in French Polynesia is slot coordinated.
In-Flight Catering Service Inflight catering can be arranged from inflight caterers as well as reputed hotels and restaurants in the city.
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