TAIPEI, TAIWAN (December 3, 2019) – EVA Air will launch nonstop service between Taipei and Phuket with three flights a week, starting on April 2, 2020. The airline will serve the route with an Airbus A330-200, configured for 252 passengers with 24 in Royal Laurel Class business and 228 in Economy. Phuket-bound-bound passengers from EVA’s North America gateways in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver will be able to reduce travel time and make one-stop connections from the comfort of Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport. Travelers can learn more about EVA’s flights, connections and services in addition to booking travel at

“Phuket is a globally popular travel destination. With the launch of this new service, EVA will expand its Southeast Asian network to 13 destinations and offer a total of 145 convenient flights every week,” said EVA President Clay Sun.

Phuket is the largest island off of Thailand’s southern coast. It is blessed with some of the world's most beautiful beaches. Away from the hustle and bustle of big  cities, tourists can relax in a tropical climate on fine white sands with swaying palm trees, a beckoning sea and breathtaking scenery. Along with a tasty selection of dining choices, wide variety of water sports, wildlife of all shapes and sizes and the Thai Muang Turtle Sanctuary, Phuket offers attractions for travelers of a variety of tastes and budgets.