EVA Air will launch nonstop flights from Chicago to Taipei on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. To start, the airline will operate four flights a week, using one of its latest-model, Wi-Fi equipped Boeing 777-300ERs comfortably configured for 333 passengers in Royal Laurel business, Elite premium economy and Economy Classes. EVA is also giving passengers more itinerary flexibility by adjusting schedules to offer more daytime flights and increasing frequencies on existing routes.
Convenient early morning departures and arrivals westbound and nighttime departures and arrivals eastbound will enable business travelers to use their workdays for appointments and meetings instead of running to or from an airport. EVA flight BR55 will leave Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport at 00:20 (12:20 am) on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday and land at Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport at 06:00 (6:00 am) the next day. North America-bound flight BR56 will depart Taoyuan on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 19:50 (7:50 pm) and arrive in Chicago at 19:40 (7:40 pm) the same day.
Adding to current Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver services, Chicago is EVA’s eighth gateway in North America. As the airline continue to grow its services in this important market, it is adding three weekly daytime flights to existing daily New York service and further expanding operations to two trips a day on October 3.
EVA will start adjusting its Los Angeles schedule on August 4, offering travelers morning, afternoon and nighttime flights to choose from. The changes on all of these routes will give North America passengers more departure and arrival options and make onward connections to destinations throughout Asia easier and more convenient than ever.
EVA already has more flights and seat capacity between North America and Taiwan with more easy, one-stop connections to more destinations throughout Asia and Mainland China than any other airline. By year end, it will be offering 76 flights a week between North America and Taipei. And it is increasing frequencies on routes within Southeast Asia, boosting the number of easy onward connections from the current 84 flights a week to 124 this year as well. The added flights, adjusted schedules and new Chicago route will equip EVA to offer business travelers from throughout North America greater convenience, more choices and easier access to markets, financial centers and manufacturing hubs throughout Asia.