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Eva Airways

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4.0 of 5 stars Value
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4.0 of 5 stars Punctuality
4.0 of 5 stars Baggage handling
4.0 of 5 stars Seat comfort
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4.0 of 5 stars Reasonableness of fees

About Eva Airways

EVA Air is the second largest Taiwanese airline after its main rival, China Airlines. EVA Air was founded in 1989 by the founder of Evergreen Group, the shipping and transportation conglomerate. Headquartered in Taoyuan County, Taiwan, it flies to more than 50 destinations in Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America. EVA Air operates its hub at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (Taipei).

Class of Service

EVA Air provides up to three classes of service on its flights.

Premium Laurel Class

Premium Laurel Class is available on B777s, select A330s and B747-400s that are all-passenger aircraft, and it features angled lie-flat seats. Passengers traveling in Premium Laurel Class enjoy lounge access at select airports, including Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, noise-cancelling headphones, in-seat 110V AC power outlets, personal entertainment systems with audio and video on demand and complimentary food and beverage service. Satellite phone service and SMS and e-mail service through the entertainment system is available on EVA Air's B777s.

Super Business Class

Super Business Class is available on EVA Air's B747-400 combi aircraft, as well as its MD-90 fleet. Passengers traveling in Super Business Class enjoy lounge access at select airports, including Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, recliner seats and personal in-armrest video systems.

Elite Class

Elite Class is available on B777s and B747-400 all-passenger aircraft and features a two-by-four-by-two configuration and recliner seats. Passengers traveling in Elite Class also enjoy audio and video on demand, in-seat laptop power outlets, amenity kits and complimentary meal and beverage service.

Evergreen Deluxe Class

Evergreen Deluxe Class is available on B747-400 combi aircraft and features recliner seats. Passengers also enjoy seat-back video systems with a selection of six movies.

Economy Class

Passengers traveling in Economy Class on the B777-300ER enjoy complimentary meal and beverage service, audio and video on demand, 8.4-inch touch screens and SMS and e-mail service. Audio and video on demand and satellite phone service are also available in Economy Class on EVA Air's A330s.

Food and Drink

Complimentary meal and beverage service is provided to all passengers on international flights.

Entertainment

Audio and video on demand is available to all passengers on EVA Air's B777s, A330s and B747 all-passenger aircraft and to passengers traveling in Super Business Class and Evergreen Deluxe Class on B747 combis. Economy Class passengers on B747 combis and B767s enjoy movies shown on shared video screens and eight music channels.

In-Flight Technology

Laptop power outlets are available at each seat in Premium Laurel Class and Elite Class on EVA Air's B777s and B747 all-passenger aircraft and in Premium Laurel Class on A330-200 aircraft. SMS, e-mail and satellite phone service is available to all passengers on B777s. Premium Laurel passengers on EVA Air's A330-300s have in-seat iPod and USB outlets.

View Eva Airways seat maps at SeatGuru.com.

Aircraft seat map

The Fleet

EVA Air's fleet includes the following aircraft types*:

A330-200 and -300
EVA Air's fleet includes more than 10 A330s, which feature Premium Laurel and Economy Classes.
B747
There are approximately 7 747s in EVA Air's passenger fleet, which includes all-passenger aircraft and combination passenger and cargo aircraft. The all-passenger aircraft provides Premium Laurel, Elite and Economy Class service, while the combi aircraft provides Super Business, Evergreen Deluxe and Economy Class service.
B777-300ER
EVA Air has approximately 15 B777s in its fleet, and they have Premium Laurel, Elite and Economy Classes.
MD90
There are approximately 5 MD-90s in EVA Air's fleet, which seat up to 152 passengers in Super Business and Economy Classes.

*Please note that EVA Air often has several configurations of a specific aircraft type, so please check SeatGuru for seat map information and recommendations on the best seats for your flight.

Partner Airlines

EVA Air has applied to join the Star Alliance network.

EVA Air has codeshare agreements with several airlines, including the following:

  • Air China
  • American Airlines
  • ANA
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Bangkok Airlines
  • Hainan Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • UNI Air
  • US Airways

Customer Loyalty Program

Evergreen Club is EVA Air's frequent flyer loyalty program.

  • You can earn miles by flying EVA Air and its airline partners.
  • Miles can also be accrued by purchasing products or services from numerous participating hotel and car partners and by using a co-branded credit card.
  • Miles can be redeemed for travel and other awards.
  • Miles are valid for 36 months from the travel date or the date the partner's system applied the miles and will expire at the end of the applicable month.
  • Membership levels are Green Card, Silver Card, Gold Card and Diamond Card. Green Card is the entry level for all members of Evergreen Club. Silver Card membership level is attained by flying 30,000 miles and 6 or more EVA Air/UNI Air international flights within a 12-month period or traveling on 26 or more EVA Air/UNI Air international flights within a 12-month period. Silver card members will be upgraded to Gold Card status after accumulating 50,000 miles on EVA Air/UNI Air international flights within a 12-month period or traveling on 50 or more EVA Air/UNI Air international flights within a 12-month period. Gold Card members will be upgraded to Diamond Card status after accumulating 120,000 miles on EVA Air/UNI Air international flights within a 12-month period or traveling on 100 or more EVA Air/UNI Air international flights within a 12-month period.
    • Perks for Silver Card, Gold Card and Diamond Card members include waitlist priority, an extra baggage allowance and lounge access that varies depending on the membership level.
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