For the fifth year in a row, EVA Air has earned a coveted spot among AirlineRatings.com’s World’s Safest Airlines for 2018. AirlineRatings joins other global industry and government organizations that consistently recognize EVA for upholding high standards and making safety a top priority. Travelers can learn more about EVA’s relentless focus on safety, get an overview of its quality services and find out where it flies at www.evaair.com.
EVA Airways Corporation has promoted Passenger Management Division Executive Vice President Clay Sun to president, effective upon retirement of current President Dereck Chen on 1 January, 2018. The EVA Board of Directors announced the selection after their 10 November, 2017 meeting.
EVA Air is welcoming 2018 with a selection of inflight gourmet treats and designer amenities that includes something new for passengers in every cabin. Starting in January 2018, EVA is introducing new menu and wine lists, designer pajamas and bedding, gourmet cakes and cold-pressed juice, affirming the airline’s ongoing focus on creative and innovative passenger comforts and services that enhance inflight experiences. Once again, EVA has worked with well-known brands to create memorable flights with unique tastes and touches. Travelers can learn more about EVA services and book flights at www.evaair.com.
In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed during the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB) meeting in Beijing, Star Alliance, member carrier Air China and Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) have agreed to closely cooperate to further establish Beijing Capital International Airport as a leading hub and transfer airport as well as to significantly enhance the future customer experience
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.