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December 22, 2015

EVA Air Continues US Growth with Daylight JFK Service

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Written by: Gordon Gebert, Jr.
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In continued expansion to the United States, EVA Air of Taiwan will be adding three additional weekly flights on their direct Taipei (TPE) – JFK route effective July 7, thus bringing the airline’s total number of New York flights to ten weekly. The Star Alliance member first began service to the New York area in 1992 with service to Newark via Seattle. With the delivery of new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft the route went nonstop in 2008, although a technical stop in ANC in one direction was still required. In 2011 the airline moved to JFK with nonstop flights and eventually increased to a daily frequency. The additional flights will operate during daylight hours on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday – a great opportunity for local spotters to finally catch the airline’s fun array of ‘Hello Kitty’ inspired aircraft. EVA recently introduced a new corporate livery and has announced intentions of adding Chicago and Washington, D.C. to their route map in the United States. The airline currently serves Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, and San Francisco, in addition to Toronto and Vancouver in Canada. Further growth is expected with orders for Boeing 787 aircraft.

EVA Air joins other Asian carriers who have recently increased their JFK frequency, many adding a second rotation on certain days of the week. Among these include ANA, JAL, China Eastern, and Air China who have all added to the market.

Schedule:

BR030 TPE0750 – 1045JFK 77W 246
BR032 TPE1910 – 2205JFK 77W D

BR031 JFK0125 – 0455+1TPE 77W D
BR029 JFK1245 – 1615+1TPE 77W 246

 

Gordon Gebert joined NYCAviation in 2005 at the ripe age of 13. From plane spotting in the parking lot of Costco at JFK to managing the flight schedule of a top 5 US carrier, Gordon has turned his long-standing passion for aviation into a full-time career. In addition to network planning, Gordon also has airline experience in the commercial, regulatory, and operations departments of one domestic airline, two international airlines and one government agency. Gordon greatly enjoys travel and photography and his adventures can be followed via his Instagram



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