EVA Air, Taiwan’s leading independent airline, Star Alliance member and the world’s newest 5-star ranking carrier has been recognised as the world 8th best airline amongst the top 100 airlines in the world and named as the “Best Transpacific Airline” with the “Best Business Class Comfort Amenities” by SKYTRAX, at World Airline Awards 2016; the largest passenger satisfaction survey covering full-service and low-cost airlines across the globe.
EVA Air’s drive to continuously improve and upgrade services and products at every level, ground to air, earned SKYTRAX’s coveted 5-Stars on 15 June, 2016.
SKYTRAX, an international air transport standards and quality rating organization, awarded EVA Air its prestigious 5-Star Airline Ranking during a special ceremony in Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday, 15 June, 2016.
After flying the Taipei, Taiwan – Brisbane route close to 23 years, EVA Air is more than doubling frequency to five flights a week, starting 4 Oct., 2016.
EVA Air and its Hello Kitty Jets have won a special Global Traveler magazine Leisure Lifestyle Award for Outstanding Customized Service, recognizing the airline for “going beyond what is expected” and “doing something extraordinary.” The magazine presented the award at a glamorous poolside event in Los Angeles on May 19, 2016.
EVA Air will launch nonstop flights from Chicago to Taipei on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.
In a nod to EVA Air’s core commitment to quality service, the panel of wine experts who judged Business Traveller Magazine’s prestigious annual Cellars in the Sky 2015 competition awarded the airline top honors in two categories and second place in a third. EVA won Gold Medals for the Best Business Class Cellar and the Best Business Class Red Wine.
EVA Air launched nonstop service between Taipei and Istanbul, using Boeing 777-300ERs and starting with four flights a week today (on 5 March, 2016). Turkish Trade Office Representative Ismet Erikan and EVA Executive Vice President Glenn Chai, along with nearly 300 passengers were aboard EVA’s maiden flight to Istanbul.
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou honored Evergreen Group founder Dr. Chang Yung-Fa with a posthumous commendation in recognition of his contributions to international transportation and social welfare during the memorial service today. Taiwan’s Education Minister and the Minister of Transportation and Communications also offered homage to Dr. Chang with the First-Class Professional Education Medal and First-Class Professional Transportation Medal.