The second largest airline of Taiwan, EVA Air is a Styrax rated 5-star airline operating from its base at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei, Taiwan. As a Star Alliance member, EVA Air connects passengers to 1330 destinations in more than 192 countries, apart from its own services to 60 international destinations in Asia, Mainland China, Europe, North America and Oceania.
EVA Air’s secondary hubs are at Kaohsiung International Airport, Taiwan, and Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. It was established in 1989 and operates on international routes only. EVA Air is deemed as the third safest airline in the world with no fatalities, hull losses or accidents.
IATA code: BR
As of July 2016, EVA Air has a total fleet size of 70 with both Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Currently they have 22 Airbus A321-200, 5 A330-200, 5 A330-300, and 28 Boeing 777-300ER, 3 of 747-400BDSF, and 3 of 747- 400F. Boeing 787-9, 787-10, and 777F are in the pipeline to join the growing fleet of EVA Air.
EVA Air flies to Beijing, Hong Kong, Macau, Zhengzhou, and more in Mainland China; Asahikawa, Komatsu, Osaka, Sendai, Tokyo, and more in Japan and Korea; Bangkok, Cebu, Hanoi, Jakarta, Singapore, and more in rest of Asia; Guam, Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Vancouver, and more in North America; Amsterdam, London, Paris, and Vienna in Europe; Brisbane in Australia.
There are five main cabins on EVA Air; Royal Laurel Class with comfortable sleeping space, Premium Laurel Class with luxurious seating arrangement, Business Class for the workaholics with a mini-office set-up, Elite Class with extra leg room, and the Economy Class with redesigned reclining chairs for extra comfort.
EVA Air has installed Star Gallery, the most advanced in-flight entertainment system, which has a wide range of on-demand content, both audio, and video, to select from; these include TV shows, movies, songs, radio, news and video games. They also offer enVoyage, the in-flight magazine for your reading pleasure. EVA Sky Shop is the in-flight duty-free shopping experience and offers a good selection of fragrances, cosmetics, and more.
The in-flight meals are carefully crafted using the choicest of ingredients and seasonings. You can now pre-order your main course meal online anywhere between 21 days and 24 hours before your flight departure.
Communication has never been easier before! EVA Air offers Wi-Fi connection and mobile services such as SMS services so that you can stay connected with business colleagues and loved ones. USB ports are also available for charging your devices.
Free checked-in baggage allowance differs on each route, but generally, Business, Premium Laurel, and Royal Laurel passengers are allowed 2 pieces each with a total weight not exceeding 40 kg and a maximum of 32 kg per piece; Elite Class passengers are allowed 2 baggage each with a total weight of 35 kg and no luggage exceeding a maximum weight of 28 kg; Economy Class passengers are allowed 2 pieces each with a total weight of 30 kg and no piece exceeding 23 kg.
For cabin baggage, Royal Laurel, Premium Laurel, and Business Class passengers are allowed two pieces each and no piece can exceed 7 kg (15 lb). Elite and Economy Class passengers are permitted to carry one piece each weighing no more than 7 kg (15lb). There is extra check-in baggage allowance for Infinity MileageLands card members.
Please visit the airline website for detailed information and baggage dimension limitations.
Frequent flyer program
EVA Air’s frequent flyer loyalty program, Infinity MileageLands, is a four-tier program (Green, Silver, Gold and Diamond) offering its members access to a number of privileges such as VIP service, lounge access, extra baggage allowance, upgrades and more. Miles can be collected by flying both on EVA Air as well as with partner Star Alliance airlines.
Book Eva Air flights online
Booking flights online with EVA Air is quite a simple 3-step process: Select, book, and pay! Feed in your travel dates and destination, choose a flight time and fare as per your convenience, and voila, you are done! You can always modify your booking, pre-order meals and also check-in online before heading to the airport for a smoother airport experience.
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