Taiwanese carrier EVA Air welcomes its fourth Boeing 787-10 passenger aircraft.
EVA President Clay Sun announced that it will launch a new cabin service and create a new overnight package with the Italian luxury brand Ferragamo.
It is expected to be officially unveiled in mid-November. With the expansion of the new aircraft’s long-haul flight services, the third quarter of the operating performance is optimistic and strives to profit.
EVA Air conducted a handover ceremony at the Boeing factory in South Carolina, USA. EVA President Clay Sun led a delegation from Taipei, Taiwan to take delivery of the airline’s newest aircraft and, alongside Christy Reese, Vice President of Boeing Commercial Sales and Marketing – Asia Pacific and Mahendra Nair, General Manager of GEnx Product Line, commemorated the event with a ribbon cutting.
Clay Sun said that with the delivery of the new 787 aircraft, the operation of the fleet will become more flexible and can further develop the global market layout. It is estimated that EVA Air will see an overall of 3% aircraft growth in 2020, while there will also be an increase in the routes to Seattle and Chicago, USA. The plan will push the US market to account for 40% of the total revenue in the next year.
While EVA Air introduced the 787 Dreamliner, it also launched a new cabin service. Clay Sun revealed that they have already negotiated with the Italian brand Ferragamo to create a new style of hard and soft bags.
The Taiwanese-Canadian fashion designer Jason Wu will also design the second generation of pajamas for EVA Air, adding pockets and new neckline design to create more functionalities for the travellers. It is expected that the new cabin service will lead to a steady growth in passengers.