Eva Air News
New deliveries see EVA Air expand trans-Pacific options
EVA Air has taken delivery of two new Boeing 777-300ERs, both fully line-fitted with AeroMobile’s in-flight connectivity service. The aircraft took their delivery flights from Boeing’s Seattle headquarters in the US to Taipei in Taiwan earlier.
EVA Air receives latest 777-300ER delivery from Boeing
Boeing and EVA Air have celebrated the airline’s first double delivery as the airline received its 16th and 17th 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. Taiwan-based EVA Air will be the first airline in the world to operate 777-300ERs with Panasonic’s complete state-of-the-art eX3 in-flight entertainment system.
EVA Air boosts North American flights
EVA Air is continuing to expand following its membership of the international Star Alliance. The airline revealed earlier it will increase its North American services from 45 flights a week to 55, boosting frequency to Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver.
EVA Air selects Abacus for data role
EVA Air has appointed Abacus to act as the translation platform for Airline Tariff Publishing Company fare data in Taiwan, supplying content to the carrier’s retail distribution grid. Abacus is automating all fare sheets nationwide, presenting rules in native Mandarin.
Eva Air links with Singapore Airlines for codeshare deal
Taiwan’s leading independent airline EVA Air has signed a codeshare agreement with Singapore Airlines on three daily flights between their respective home hubs. The carriers are offering business and leisure passengers greater flexibility and itinerary options between Taipei and Singapore, making travel between two key Asian destinations more convenient than ever.
EVA Air receives Airbus 321-200
EVA Air has taken delivery of its latest fuel-efficient Airbus 321-200 and has marked the move by making it the second aircraft in its fleet to carry the Star Alliance livery. Taiwan’s leading independent airline joined the international alliance in June.
EVA Air teams up with Shanghai for London event
Taiwan’s leading independent airline EVA Air and the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration have teamed up for a prestigious London event to make travel to Taiwan and Yangtze River Delta Region more appealing than ever.
EVA Air upgrades business class cabin on London flights
Passengers travelling with Taiwan’s leading independent airline EVA Air can now enjoy heightened levels of luxury as the carrier’s new generation business class cabin is introduced to flights from London-Heathrow. Royal Laurel Class is the result of a $100 million investment to upgrade the top cabins on all its Boeing 777-300ERs.
EVA Air joins Star Alliance
EVA Air has joined the Star Alliance network, further strengthening its presence in Asia/Pacific. At the official joining ceremony, held at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Mark Schwab, chief executive, Star Alliance said: “EVA Air has successfully completed all joining requirements and I can confirm that our Chief Executive Board has now unanimously accepted EVA Air into our Alliance.”
EVA Air relies on Lufthansa Systems for scheduling
Lufthansa Systems today announced that the Taiwanese airline EVA Air will use IT solutions from Lufthansa Systems for its scheduling and codeshare management. The airline has signed a 10-year contract for the use of NetLine/Sched for scheduling and SchedConnect for codeshare management and schedule distribution. Using the latest IT solutions will enable EVA Air to optimise its scheduling processes and the management of its codeshare flights while lowering costs and increasing revenues.
EVA Air launches new routes to Japan
Travellers are offered new routes into Japan following the decision by Taiwan’s leading independent airline, EVA Air, to extend its northeast Asian network. The carrier has launched a Taipei to Okayama service and will add Asahikawa as a further destination on May 2nd.
EVA Air to offer onboard WiFi from 2013
EVA Air has announced plans to provide in-flight mobile and WiFi communications aboard its brand new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Approved by Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration, this new service will be made available on the new aircraft in 2014, making EVA Air the first airline in Taiwan to secure approval for its passengers to make mobile phone calls and use WiFi in-flight.