EVA Air joined the Star Alliance network on June 18, further strengthening the group’s presence in the Asia & Pacific region. Star Alliance has progressively built its Asia & Pacific presence and, today has eight member-carriers based in the region.
The thriving market grew by 5.2 percent in 2012 and continues to demonstrate increasing demand for air travel. Now, including EVA, 19 Star Alliance-member airlines operate more than 4,000 daily flights to, from and within the Asia/Pacific region, connecting 280 airports in 44 countries.
“EVA Air Joined Star Alliance and the membership gives us the privilege of serving new customers from all corners of the globe and introducing our passengers to the seamless services and status recognition that the Alliance provides” – said EVA President Austin Cheng.
With its Star Alliance membership, EVA now offers passengers through check-in to final destinations on connecting flights operated by other Star Alliance member airlines. It provides seamless travel for both passengers and baggage.
Passengers gain the benefits and convenience of collecting the boarding pass for all connecting flights. They can check-in for the first flight without having to rush to transfer counters at transit airports and, as long as local customs regulations allow. They have their baggage sent all the way through to final destinations.
Eva Air’s Infinity MileageLands Program
Members in EVA Infinity MileageLands Frequent Flyer Program (FFP) (formerly Evergreen Club) can also collect and redeem miles on all Star Alliance member airlines. MileageLands Diamond and Gold Card holders are entitled to privileges such as
- Access to more than 1,000 lounges across the globe
- Extra baggage allowance on all Star Alliance member airlines
- Priority baggage delivery
Other Star Alliance members’ frequent flyers can look forward to the same conveniences and privileges whenever they travel on EVA.
Star Alliance Fare Products
In addition, EVA is participating in several of Star Alliance’s fare products. For business travel, EVA flights can be included in Star Alliance Corporate Plus agreements designed for large multinational companies.
EVA also offers Star Alliance Conventions Plus and Meetings Plus, dedicated industry products especially welcome in Taiwan.
Round the World Fares
EVA boosts the attractiveness of the Alliance’s most popular fare product, the Star Alliance Round the World Fare (RTW). Available for travel in First, Business, and Economy Classes, this fare allows customers to travel around the globe. Passengers can book RTW fares and travel on all EVA flights, either through the Book & Fly online booking tool, via an airline or through a travel agency.
Circle Pacific Fares
EVA is offering the Star Alliance Circle Pacific Fare, too. It allows circular round-trips to Asian countries bordering the Pacific. For example, Taiwan, the main international hub airports on the West Coasts of Canada and the USA.
EVA Air is included in the Asia Airpass as well, alongside all other Asia-based Star Alliance member airlines. This special coupon- and the mileage-based fare is available to all overseas visitors to the region who are traveling on Star Alliance-member airlines.