EVA Wins Another Mark of Excellence, Quality Achievement
Ranks 9th among SKYTRAX's Top 10 Best Airlines in the World
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (June 21, 2023) - SKYTRAX, an airline and airport review and ranking site, unveiled its “2023 Global Airline Awards” at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday, 20 June, 2023. EVA Air has won 12 awards, including 9th place ranking among the “World's Top 10 Best Airlines,” first for “World's Best Premium Economy Class” and first for “World's Best Premium Economy Inflight Catering.” EVA earned distinction as one of only 10 SKYTRAX’s Five-Star Airlines in May. More on EVA’s honors and awards is available at Awards & Honors - EVA Air | North America (English). Travelers can check out routes and book flights at https://www.evaair.com/en-th/index.html.
SKYTRAX staged its awards event on the second day of the 54th edition of the prestigious Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport, approximately 10 miles (16km) north of Paris. EVA President Clay Sun attended on behalf of EVA and accepted the airline’s awards.
“I personally want to thank our passengers from around the globe for their ongoing support of EVA. I also want to thank our entire staff who, throughout the three years of COVID-related lockdowns, worked tirelessly to improve the quality of our products and services,” said President Sun. “Now, as passenger demand climbs back toward pre-pandemic heights, we are accelerating introductions of new services, finalizing plans to launch a wider selection of inflight meal choices and upgrading onboard courtesies and conveniences. We expect to reveal these changes during the second half of this year and look forward to giving travelers new and even better experiences.”
EVA launched the world’s first Premium Economy Class in 1992, leading the airline industry and setting the pace for widespread adoption of this innovative cabin. As it continues to expand its fleet and network, EVA is adding its latest Premium Economy in-between the Royal Laurel and Economy Classes now on its Boeing 787-9s, refreshing and reconfiguring the aircraft. It will introduce the upgraded B787-9s around mid-2024 and use them to facilitate flight scheduling and further elevate service quality, enabling more passengers to enjoy higher quality onboard experiences at affordable fares.
SKYTRAX derives its annual “Global Airline Awards” from analyses of results of an international passenger service survey that measures satisfaction with individual air travel experiences. The organization launched online questionnaires that reached hundreds of countries and more than 13 million travelers to evaluate services from airports to cabins for more than 350 airlines and airports.
EVA has always embraced attentive, caring, warm, friendly services in combination with the highest standards of flight safety as driving principles for consistently providing passengers with the best possible air travel experiences. This excellence and high level of safety have been recognized and awarded by the world’s leading airline industry, media and government organizations through various measurement and evaluation methods. AirlineRatings.com, an internationally respected ratings website, ranked EVA eighth in the “World's 25 Best Airlines 2023” and, for 10 consecutive years, among the “World's Top 20 Safest Airlines,” setting it apart as the only airline in Taiwan to make the lists.
EVA has repeatedly won SKYTRAX “Global Airline Awards.” Its rankings and the associated categories are:
Winning Awards Ranking 2023
World's Top 10 Airlines No. 9
World's Best Premium Economy Class No. 1
World's Best Premium Economy Class Catering No. 1
Best Premium Economy Class Airlines in Asia No. 1
Best Airline Staff in Asia No. 3
Best Premium Economy Class Airline Seats No. 3
World's Best Airline Cabin Crew No. 4
Best Business Class Airline Comfort Amenities No. 4
Best Airlines in Asia No. 5
World's Cleanest Airline No. 6
World's Best Airport Services No. 6
Best Economy Class Airline Catering No. 6
Best Economy Class Airline Seats No. 7
World’s Best Economy Class No. 8
Best Business Class Airline Onboard Catering No. 9
World’s Most Family Friendly Airline No. 9
About EVA Air:
The carrier was established in 1989 as Taiwan’s first privately owned international airline. It is part of the respected Evergreen Group and a sister company to global container-shipping leader Evergreen Line. It flies a fleet of more than 80 Boeing and Airbus aircraft to over 60 international destinations throughout Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America where gateways are Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver. Travelers can learn more about EVA destinations, schedules and services or book and buy tickets at www.evaair.com.