Taiwan-based EVA Air plans to increase its flights between Taipei and its North American destinations to 55 a week from 45 a week at present. The increased flights to Taipei are planned from Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver.
From June 4, 2014 flights between Taipei and New York will increase to daily from five-a-week at present.
Also from June 4, flights to Los Angeles will increase to 20 per week and to 21 per week from July 3. Flights to San Francisco will increase to 14 per week from July 3.
Flights to Vancouver and Toronto will be boosted to 4 per week from June 2 and June 4 respectively.
In North America, EVA Air flies from Taipei to Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver.
Features of EVA Air’s Royal Laurel (Business Class) – available on all flights between Taipei and New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Toronto – include 2-2-2 seating configuration, fully-flat 26-inch wide seats, in-seat power/USB ports, 15.4-inch in-flight entertainment displays and premium in-flight dining.
EVA Air joined Star Alliance in June 2013. Passengers on EVA Air flights to its Taipei hub are able to connect with flights to Southeast Asia.
With the increase in flights, the airline will be offering more seats to Taiwan from the US and Canada than any other airline.