Star Alliance Member EVA Air Introducing New Amenities to All Classes

There are a number of minor service changes that EVA Air is making. But the fact that they’re paying attention to the minor details like this is part of what makes them a quality carrier. They offer one of the better business class products in the world, and good service throughout the cabin.

There’s new pajamas and even menu covers in business class, new bedding in premium economy, and even gourmet snacks in coach on Hong Kong flights.


EVA Air Boeing 777

Business Class

For a top notch international airline the little things matter. Attention to detail matters. So it’s fitting that they actually lead their announcement with new menus and wine lists. This isn’t actually new food and wine it’s literally new lists.

They’ve worked with JL Design on covers for their menu and wine list that “represent[..] one of Taiwan’s four seasons, spring, summer, fall and winter. EVA is using the new menus and wine lists throughout 2018.”

EVA is introducing a cold-pressed mango and mixed fruit juice beverage in business class on flights departing Taiwan during the first quarter of 2018.

Made from tree-ripened Taiwanese Irwin Mangoes with a tasty blend of sweet tangerine, passion fruit and banana, the delicious drink captures Taiwan’s most famous flavors in a glass.


EVA Air Business Class

There’s also a new strawberry cake on Taipei – Paris and some North American flights created by SEASON Cuisine Pâtissiartism.

A light and airy variation on classic French strawberry cake, the culinary creators named the new melt-in-your-mouth treat “Neige.” Composed of buttery almond cake layered with fromage blanc and fresh raspberry jam, “Neige” is deliciously satisfying.

Finally, new blue pajamas with a print design that “tells the story of traveling 36,000 ft. above the earth” from London-based designer label APUJAN. EVA offers pajamas in business class on flights longer than 5 hours. Contrast this with American Airlines which offers pajams only on flights to Hong Kong, Sydney and Auckland, and United which offers pajamas only on request, and only on flights 12 hours or longer.

Premium Economy

EVA Air is upgrading linens in premium economy. Effective today they’re offering golden-brown quilts “in soft, comfy textures” and large down pillows (12 in. x 16 in.) “that have uniquely patterned covers designed to promote sweet dreams on long-haul flights.”

American Airlines by the way just ‘improved’ their premium economy bedding with a lumbar pillow. So a contrast and again, attention to detail.

Economy

This won’t help EVA overtake Singapore Airlines as offering the best economy service in the world but on flights between Hong Kong and Taiwan they’re serving pound cake in economy outside of lunch and dinner times.

The offering comes from “century-old French bakery PAUL” and changes flavors monthly throughout the year. Passengers even get a choice, for instance this month it’s chocolate or fruit pound cake.


EVA Air Boeing 777 Economy

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Comments

  1. I really don’t love EVA’s food in C, and can’t for the life of me understand why they don’t serve Chinese food (at least not on my flights) and only Western options on flights to the USA.

  2. i sat in the back of EVA coach cabin and had much better meal on a 2 hr flight Taipei to Macau and back than AA domestic first class meal in & out of Austin. you can not “drag” me back from using AA/UA miles to fly Cathay & EVA all the time.

  3. EVA and Cathay are my two primary carriers while in Asia. Their business product is always dependable. Plus it’s easy to use Avios on Cathay.

  4. I’ve flown BR J twice in the last 5 months on their SFO-TPE-PVG (and vice versa) and I’ve loved it. The only problem I’ve had is that they don’t have XL pajamas, which OZ and LH did. Big boys need more room for their little boys to breathe! I did enjoy their dessert cake thing (the SEASON thing) – it was pretty frozen though, so had to wait for it to thaw before I could cut into it. I will go out of my way in the future to fly BR J again.

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