Taiwan’s EVA Air boosts alliance’s Asia presence
Taiwan’s EVA Air has joined the Star Alliance network, further strengthening the alliance’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region. An official joining ceremony was held at Taoyuan International Airport.
Star Alliance now has eight member carriers based in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region. In total, it has 19 member airlines.
“With the addition of EVA Air to our existing combinations of member carriers and hubs, we further cement our position of providing the strongest network on an international scale to, from and within this ever growing region,” Mark Schwab, Star Alliance’s chief executive said at the ceremony.
Largely privately owned EVA Air operates a fleet of around 60 aircraft of various types from its base at at Taoyuan International.
[pictured: EVA Air Boeing 777-300ER; photo by Altair78]