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EVA Air Welcomes First Star Alliance Liveried Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

EVA Air has taken delivery of their eighth Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner from the Boeing factory in North Charleston, South Carolina. The aircraft is the first Star Alliance-liveried B787-10 and made its ferry flight to Taipei using SAF.

EVA Air Takes Delivery of First Star Alliance Liveried Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner - Courtesy EVA Air

On Monday (May 8, 2023), EVA Air announced the delivery of their eighth Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, and the first of the type featuring the Star Alliance Livery. The carrier took delivery of the airplane from Boeing’s factory in North Charleston, South Carolina on Friday, May 5, 2023, and the ferry flight to Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport (TPA) in Taipei was conducted with SAF, further reducing carbon emissions. After departing Charleston Airport and flying for approximately 17 hours, the B787-10 touched down in Taipei at 14:00 (UTC+8) on Sunday, May 7, 2023.

In Monday’s announcement, EVA’s President, Clay Sun, said,

“EVA is proud to have been a Star Alliance member since June 2013. We are celebrating our 10th Star Alliance Membership anniversary with a series of special events and programs. We have always been dedicated to customer service. Part of this dedication includes integration of ESG criteria into our operations. This new 787-10 delivery gave us the opportunity to both celebrate our 10th year of membership with Star Alliance livery and use Sustainable Aviation Fuel on our ferry flight. These actions symbolize the close connection between EVA and Star Alliance and demonstrate EVA’s commitment to reaching Net Zero by 2050.”

The Ferry Flight for EVA Air's Newest Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner was Conducted Using SAF - Courtesy EVA Air

1:200 Scale EVA Air B787-10 Star Alliance Model now Available for Purchase From the EVA SKY Shop - Courtesy EVA Air

As part of the global Star Alliance, EVA reaches 1,200 airports across 184 countries and territories. The synergy with Star Alliance has helped EVA boost passenger revenue by nearly five percent annually, end multiply their international corporate contract customers by 10 times. EVA is commemorating the World’s first Star Alliance-liveried Boeing with a special 1:200 scale ‘EVA Air B787-10’ model for collectors and aviation fans. The model is now available for purchase from the EVA SKY SHOP for NT$1,690 (US $55). EVA operates a fleet of 86 aircraft, including 78 passenger jets and eight dedicated freighters. The carrier will add nine additional Boeing 787-9s, five more 787-10s and one more 777F to their fleet through 2027.

Source: EVA Air


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