EVA Air took delivery of its first Boeing 777 freighter, registration number B-16781, at the Boeing Everett Delivery Center in Seattle on Wednesday, 8 November, 2017. The carrier flew its newest freighter from Paine Field to Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), departing shortly after delivery and arriving on Thursday, 9 November (Taipei Time). The airport welcomed Taiwan’s first Boeing 777 freighter with a water cannon ceremony provided with two fire trucks.
As part of its 20th Anniversary celebrations, Star Alliance ran an online competition, offering 21 winners, one from each of the 21 member airlines’ Frequent Flyer Programmes (FFPs), one million miles or the equivalent* to be credited to their selected FFP account.
Star Alliance has launched a new Connection Service to assist customers arriving at Chicago O’Hare International Airport to reach their onward flight with another Star Alliance member carrier.
EVA Air bid a fond farewell to the old and an enthusiastic welcome to the new in a celebration for the retirement of its Boeing 747-400 passenger aircraft and debut of new uniforms in Hangar No. 3 of Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corp.
For the safety and comfort of passengers, EVA Air delayed and canceled some of flights on July 29, 2017 when Typhoon Nesat was approaching and appeared to be on a path through Taiwan.
EVA Air is continuing its winning ways by taking the top spot in two categories of SKYTRAX’s annual World Airline Awards, Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness and Best Business Class Comfort Amenities.
Juneyao Airlines today became the first airline to expand the Star Alliance network as a Connecting Partner.
The world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, has revealed airlines as a brand-new Travelers’ Choice Awards category and honored EVA Air with two distinctions, “Top 10 Major Airline in Asia Pacific” and “Best Airline – Taiwan.” TripAdvisor honored the world’s top carriers based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings gathered over a 12-month period for airlines worldwide. In addition to serving major cities throughout Asia, Taiwan-based EVA flies to Europe, Oceania and North America where gateways are Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver. Travelers can learn more about EVA and its services at www.evaair.com.
Wine experts judging Business Traveller Magazine’s prestigious annual Cellars in the Sky 2016 competition awarded EVA Air two Gold Medals, one for Best Business Class Cellar and the other for Best Business Class Sparkling. The top honors are tributes to EVA’s core commitment to quality service and to the experience its Royal Laurel Class business passengers enjoy onboard flights. This is the second year in a row for EVA to take the highest honors in the Business Class Cellar category. More information about the airline’s excellent services is available on its website at www.evaair.com.