TAIPEI, TAIWAN (October 22, 2018) --EVA Air showcased its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in a grand debut event at Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corp.’s Hangar No. 3. EVA Chairman Steve Lin officially hosted the event and welcomed Taiwan’s aviation authorities, travel agencies, air cargo freight forwarders, EVA social media fans and employees. Approximately 400 guests celebrated with EVA as it unveiled its first 787-9 Dreamliner.
EVA Air is upholding its high standards for safety and service and continuing its winning ways to take the top spot in “World’s Best Airport Services” of SKYTRAX’s annual World Airline Award categories.
TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has revealed EVA Air as a winner in four categories of its second annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines.
EVA Air added its popular Hello Kitty Hand-in-Hand Jet into its Los Angeles schedule on March 27, 2018. It is using the specially painted plane on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for three of the 21 nonstop flights it operates between Los Angeles and Taipei, Taiwan every week. Travelers can learn more about EVA and its Hello Kitty and Sanrio Family jets at http://www.evakitty.com/en/index.html and book flights through travel agents, the airline’s reservations hotline or at www.evaair.com.
EVA Air will launch daily nonstop flights between Taipei and Chiang Mai, starting on 1 July, 2018. The airline will serve the route with an Airbus A321-200 configured in Business and Economy Classes for 184 passengers. The new route will give passengers on EVA’s 82 weekly flights from North America more convenient access to the largest city in Northern Thailand via easy, one-stop connections through Taipei.
EVA Air has begun 2018 by introducing a new inflight safety video. Combining the talents of award-winning director Robin Lee and internationally celebrated choreographer Bulareyaung Pagarlava with modern dance, state-of-the-art 3D projection and motion-capture technology, the 5-minute, 26-second video is a work of art that’s as captivating as it is informative. The new safety video is now available on all EVA flights worldwide and on international flights operated by its regional affiliate, UNI Air.
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.
EVA Air has renamed the innovative in-between cabin that it launched on 12 December, 1992 Premium Economy Class. Known as Elite Class since 2005 when it was significantly upgraded, the new name comes with added comforts, amenities and upgrades and makes it easier for passengers to select and book the service. Popular for business and leisure travel, the cabin is available on EVA’s selected flights in Asia, also on long-haul flights to North America and Europe operated with Boeing 777-300ERs. Information about EVA and its services is available at www.evaair.com.
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.