Premium lounge experience at first dedicated alliance lounge in Amsterdam Star Alliance branded lounges network grows to eight
Refresh of staralliance.com features new look and an improved functionality for customers. Frankfurt, Germany - February 13, 2019 - Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to search for flights, view airfares and book them directly with its member airlines. This feature, easily accessible alongside the popular lounge finder, flight status and other journey-related services, utilises Skyscanner’s fare search, linking directly to the alliance’s member carrier websites for purchase.
EVA Air is adding three more weekly flights to its current daily Seattle schedule, starting May 25, 2019. The new Monday, Thursday and Saturday service increases frequency to 10 flights a week, boosts capacity and enhances itinerary convenience and flexibility on the busy route. Travelers can book EVA’s expanded schedule now through travel agents, the airline’s ticket offices and on its website at www.evaair.com.
EVA Air has collaborated with renowned fashion designer Jason Wu, luxury brands, including Rimowa and Ferragamo, acclaimed chefs and more to create new 2019 amenities and service items for Royal Laurel and Premium Laurel Classes passengers.
EVA Air ranks in AirlineRatings.com’s top-20 World’s Safest Airlines for 2019. This marks the airline’s sixth year in a row to earn a place among the rating website’s “best of the best” for safety. The safety rating criteria is based on analyses of data from aviation governing body, aviation associations, governmental authorities and crash data, using a seven-star rating system. EVA consistently earns high rankings from AirlineRatings for making quality service and safety its top priorities. Travelers can learn more about EVA’s award-winning services, its global route system and book flights at www.evaair.com.
Star Alliance and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Co. Ltd. (CAN) have agreed on space allocation to facilitate the establishment of a Star Alliance branded lounge at the airport. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed by Jeffrey Goh, CEO Star Alliance and Qiu Jiachen, Chairman of the Board, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.
EVA Air will launch flights to three more destinations in Japan in 2019, complementing the eight gateways it is serving now. Subject to government approvals, EVA will initiate flights from Taoyuan International Airport near Taipei, Taiwan to Nagoya, Aomori and Matsuyama, starting in the second quarter and continuing through the third. Travelers can learn more about EVA’s schedules, easy connections and services, in addition to booking flights, on the airline’s website at www.evaair.com.
EVA Air has brought home two significant Airline Excellence Awards from global airline safety and product champion AirlineRatings.com. The Star Alliance member earned the No. 8 position among the World’s Top-10 Airlines 2019 and Best Long-Haul Airline Asia/Pacific. More about the awards and rating criteria is available at www.AirlineRatings.com.
Star Alliance members EVA Air and Air New Zealand initiated a code-share agreement on 02 November, 2018, expanding service networks in Northeast Asia and Oceania. Passengers will have codeshare options from Taipei to major destinations in Japan or Seoul in South Korea operated by EVA Air, as well as codeshare options operated by Air New Zealand from Taipei to Auckland, and onto major cities in New Zealand, as well as Brisbane to both Auckland and Christchurch. Starting from the second half of December, passengers can travel on these codeshare services.