27 May 2014
27 May 2014
EVA Air has received its 16th and 17th 777- 300 ER aeroplanes from Boeing.
Boeing claims EVA Air will be the first airline in the world to operate 777- 300 ER’s with Panasonic’s complete state-of-the-art Ex2 in-flight entertainment system, in-flight WIFI connectivity and high definition video touch screens for every seat.
Boeing claim the 777- 300 ER is the world’s most successful twin engine, long haul aeroplane. It says it is equipped with the world’s most powerful GE90- 115B commercial jet engine, and can seat up to 286 passengers in a three class configuration with a maximum range of 7825 nautical miles.
K. W. Chang, Chairman, EVA Air says "Our new Boeing 777-300ERs will allow us to initiate significant changes in the flying experience we offer passengers around the world. We will continue to modernise our world-class fleet with new and innovative technologies, ensuring that our passengers receive the most comfortable and memorable flying experience."
Ihssane Mounir, Vice President of Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes says “EVA Air is a long-standing Boeing customer and we are honoured to commemorate this historic double aeroplane delivery in celebration of our 25 year partnership. It is hard to imagine reaching this day without the leadership of K.W. Chang, and his vision to transform EVA Air into one of the leading global airlines in the world."
Photo courtesy of Boeing