The Cessna 208 Caravan is one of the safest plane in his category. Since its introduction in 1984, it is used all over the world for domestic flights and aerial works like freight transportation.
The 118 islands of Tahiti and their precious lagoons are ideal for this seaplanes which can easily reach remote and sensitive areas. They require what is already present in nature, water and none or very little insfrastructures. Seaplanes have no negative effect on the water, they do not discharge oil or other fluids; and the propellers and the floats do not disturb marine life.