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.