Airlines & Airports
|December 15, 2014|
EVA Air and Singapore Airlines Expand Codeshare Operations For North America Travel
|EVA Air and Singapore Airlines customers can now enjoy more seamless travel to the United States and Canada, as a result of an expanded codeshare agreement between the two carriers. |
Effective from 12th December 2014, Singapore Airlines will codeshare on EVA Air-operated flights from Taipei's Taoyuan International Airport to Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, Toronto and Vancouver.
The new agreement date also marks the first anniversary of the start of the codeshare operations between the Star Alliance partners on flights between Taipei and Singapore. Singapore Airlines currently operates 14 weekly flights on the route, while EVA Air operates seven flights.
"We are very pleased with our expanded partnership with Singapore Airlines, one of the most respected airlines in the industry. Trans-Pacific service is a key market for EVA Air that we want to grow further. This mutually beneficial partnership gives both Singapore Airlines' and EVA's passengers more flexibility in their flight itineraries. It also demonstrates EVA's commitment to build strong partnerships with Star Alliance members," said Glenn Chai, EVA Air Executive Vice President, Corporate Planning Division.
Ms Lee Wen Fen, Singapore Airlines Senior Vice President Marketing Planning, added: "We are delighted with our expanded codeshare agreement with EVA Air. Our growing partnership with EVA Air is another example of our efforts to leverage Star Alliance to expand our network reach and to offer customers travelling to and from North America even more choice and convenience."
Tickets for the codeshare services opened for sale from 12th December 2014.