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EVA Wins AirlineRatings’ Excellence Awards Recognition

8th Place in World’s Top-20 Airlines 2020

EVA AIR was once again named one of the world’s most excellent airlines by global airline safety and product champion AirlineRatings.com. The Star Alliance member EVA Air earned the No. 8 position among the World’s Top-20 Airlines 2020, more about the awards and rating criteria is available at www.AirlineRatings.com.
“EVA Air has always been the leader in Taiwanese aviation and always at the forefront of cabin innovation such as premium economy in 1992.” mentioned AirlineRatings.com in its news release when announcing the award winners.

AirlineRatings.com regularly monitors and evaluates more than 400 airlines and assesses them with a seven-star rating system, based on analyses of comfort, innovation, value and safety across first, business, premium economy and economy class products and services. It also examines each airline’s safety rating, fleet age, operating profit and additional criteria. To be rated among the world’s top-20, the airlines must achieve the seven-star safety rating and demonstrate leadership in innovation for passenger comfort.

EVA continues to optimize its fleet by Boeing 787 Dreamliners and works with some of the world’s most prominent fashion brands to introduce innovative inflight services. These efforts and investments are committed to providing a more enjoyable flying experience to passengers. EVA appreciates the support of customers and the recognition by experienced aviation professionals. The honor will encourage EVA to continue the efforts in service excellence.

EVA excels in flight safety and service, consistently winning accolades, honors and recognition from prestigious aviation authorities year after year. In early 2019, AirlineRatings.com ranked EVA among the World’s Top-20 Safest Airlines. EVA also won four TripAdvisor awards, including 3rd place in the Top-10 World’s Best Airlines Award and Travelers’ Choice Major Airlines in Asia. In addition, EVA retained SKYTRAX 5-Star Airline status for the fourth year in a row and netted other 10 awards, including 6th place in World’s Top-10 Airlines, 1st place in World’s Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness, 1st place in World’s Best Economy Class Catering.

About EVA Air
EVA Air is a Star Alliance member and one of only 10 SKYTRAX-rated 5-Star airlines worldwide. Readers voted it one of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best “Top 10 International Airlines” and TripAdvisor awarded it top spots in five categories in its annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines. The carrier was established in 1989 as Taiwan’s first privately owned international airline. It is part of the respected Evergreen Group and a sister company to global container-shipping leader Evergreen Line. It flies a fleet of more than 80 Boeing and Airbus aircraft to over 60 international destinations throughout Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America. Travelers can learn more about EVA and schedule, book and buy tickets at www.evaair.com.

EVA to Launch Taipei-Phuket Service on 2 April, 2020

Three Flights a Week, New Choice to Visit Thailand

EVA Air will launch a new service between Taipei and Phuket, starting on 2 April, 2020. The airline will serve the route with an Airbus A330-200, configured for 252 passengers with 24 in Royal Laurel Class business and 228 in Economy.
EVA will be the only airline to offer nonstop service from Taiwan to Phuket. The new service can significantly reduce flight time by at least six hours, providing passengers with a more convenient travel option.

EVA’s Taipei-Phuket flight schedule is listed as below:
Taipei-Phuket BR241 Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday – dep. 11:05 – arrival 14:20
Phuket-Taipei BR242 Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday – dep. 15:30 – arrival 21:00
(Flight schedule is subject to governments’ approvals)

“Phuket is a world famous travel destination. With the launch of this new service, EVA will expand its Southeast Asian network to 13 destinations, offering 145 flights every week,” said EVA President Mr. Clay Sun.
Phuket is the largest island located off southern coast of Thailand. It is blessed with some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Away from the hustle and bustle of modern cities, tourists can enjoy relaxing tropical atmosphere of fine white sands, nodding palm trees, glittering seas and breathtaking scenery. With a wide variety of water activities and great choices of dining options to choose from, Phuket has something unique for any taste and budget.
Travelers can learn more about all of EVA’s routes and services and book travel at www.evaair.com.

About EVA Air
EVA Air is a Star Alliance member and one of only 10 SKYTRAX-rated 5-Star airlines worldwide. Readers voted it one of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best “Top 10 International Airlines” and TripAdvisor awarded it top spots in five categories in its annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines. The carrier was established in 1989 as Taiwan’s first privately owned international airline. It is part of the respected Evergreen Group and a sister company to global container-shipping leader Evergreen Line. It flies a fleet of more than 80 Boeing and Airbus aircraft to over 60 international destinations throughout Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America. Travelers can learn more about EVA and schedule, book and buy tickets at www.evaair.com.

EVA Introduces New Inflight Amenities

Teams up with Ferragamo, Jason Wu for Royal Laurel luxury
EVA Air is introducing new Salvatore Ferragamo amenity kits for all Royal Laurel and Premium Laurel Class business passengers in both hard case and soft bag designs on December 1, 2019. The airline’s seven-year cooperation with RIMOWA is coming to a close at the end of November. EVA has also repeated its collaboration with internationally renowned fashion designer Jason Wu to create a second-generation of inflight sleepwear. And, in the first quarter of 2020, it will begin offering brand-new Premium Economy Class amenity kits created by Belgian bag and accessory brand Kipling, giving passengers in its popular, industry-leading cabin in-between Royal Laurel and Economy enhanced amenities and fashion. More information about EVA’s services and amenities and its routes is available at www.evaair.com.

While a few other airlines offered RIMOWA kits exclusively to first class passengers, EVA began raising the bar in 2013 by providing five generations of the sought-after amenities in nine different colors in its luxurious business cabin. The overnight kits have been popular with passengers and became collectables. EVA’s “Carmona Red” RIMOWA amenity kits are in limited supply and available only on the Taipei-Paris route November 15 – 30.

“EVA is consistently dedicated to delivering the most comfortable and luxurious passenger services possible,” said EVA President Clay Sun. “We choose top global brands that complement our high standards and work in cooperation with them to create world-class amenities and service items as part of our never-ending mission to innovate and deliver increasingly better flying experiences for our passengers.”

Salvatore Ferragamo Chosen to Design Luxurious Amenity Kits
EVA partnered with Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo to design new hard-case amenity kits in classically elegant black, making them the perfect accessories for the sophisticated dark colored duvet and Royal Laurel/Premium Laurel Class design. The new Ferragamo amenity kits will be available to all Royal Laurel/Premium Laurel Class passengers, departing from Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) on long-haul flights.

EVA began providing Ferragamo soft-bag amenity kits to Royal Laurel/Premium Laurel Class on long-haul flights to Taipei from the end of 2018. Now, it is presenting its second-generation of the amenity kits in an eye-catching design, blending Taiwan’s aboriginal rhombus totems with stylish western cultural elements. The new soft-sided bags were created to acquaint EVA’s passengers from around the globe with Taiwan’s art and culture. As a bonus, the new amenity kits come with exclusive Ferragamo key chains and will become available to passengers in mid-December.

EVA is also upgrading the amenity kit contents with Ferragamo’s best-selling Bianco Di Carrara fragrance by infusing the exclusive aroma into the body lotion, lip balm and hand cream offered inflight. Created by well-known perfumer Alexandra Carlin and launched in 2018, the floral woody musk-scented Bianco Di Carrara has been conceived for women and men. The popular scent’s top notes are calabrian bergamot, white pepper and ambrette or musk mallow with middle notes of violet, iris and heliotrope and base notes of amber, tonka bean and white suede.

Kipling Gives Style Practical Functions for Premium Economy
Marking the first time that Belgian bag and accessory leader has worked with an airline, Kipling’s exclusive Premium Economy Class amenity kits combine the brand’s most iconic design features in a stylishly shaped bag with a monkey key hanger and the landmark Taipei 101 Building. EVA expects the combined design elements to boost Taiwan tourism and become souvenirs for passengers who visit Taiwan. The new Premium Economy Class amenity kits will be offered to passengers, departing from Taipei, starting in the first quarter of 2020.

FURLA Creating Second-Generation Amenity Kits for Inbound Passengers
EVA is working with Italian fashion brand FURLA to introduce a second-generation overnight kit for Premium Economy Class passengers on long-haul flights to Taipei. The new kits are a larger version of FURLA’s adorable “Owl Bag,” making the new amenity kits both fashionable and practical. EVA will offer its second-generation FURLA Premium Economy Class amenity kits in the first quarter of 2020.

Jason Wu Presents His Second-generation Pajamas
After partnering with prominent fashion designer Jason Wu to create pajamas for Royal Laurel and Premium Laurel Class passengers on long-haul flights in 2019, the sleepwear proved to be so popular with passengers that EVA is collaborating with him for 2020. The airline will present its second-generation Jason Wu pajamas in January. Designed to be comfortable and easy to wear, the sleepwear is made of a soft, cozy fabric with draw-string collar and pant pockets. Available in medium, large and extra large, the pajamas accommodate different heights and body types and each size comes in a different color.

EVA has partnered with several international famous brands to give passengers top-quality amenity kits over the years. In 2019, EVA’s thoughtful and fashionable designs were honored as the “Best Business Class Amenity Kit,” “Best Premium Economy Class Amenity Kit” and more at the World Travel Catering & Onboard Services EXPO, known as the “Service Suppliers Oscars.”

About EVA Air:
EVA Air is a Star Alliance member and one of only 10 SKYTRAX-rated 5-Star airlines worldwide. Readers voted it one of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best “Top 10 International Airlines” and TripAdvisor awarded it top spots in five categories in its annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines. The carrier was established in 1989 as Taiwan’s first privately owned international airline. It is part of the respected Evergreen Group and a sister company to global container-shipping leader Evergreen Line. It flies a fleet of more than 80 Boeing and Airbus aircraft to over 60 international destinations throughout Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America where gateways are Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver. Travelers can learn more about EVA and schedule, book and buy tickets at www.evaair.com.