EVA Air, Taiwan’s leading independent airline, has secured a coveted place in AirlineRatings.com’s Top 20 World’s Safest Airlines for 2019. This latest accolade marks the sixth consecutive year that the global, one stop airline safety and product rating review website has rated EVA Air among the ‘best of the best’ for safety.
To identify the world’s safest airlines for 2019, AirlineRatings.com monitored over 400 carriers and reviewed each one’s performance over the last decade, using a stringent seven-star safety rating criteria*. The safety rating for each airline is based on a comprehensive analysis of data and information from aviation governing bodies, aviation associations and governmental authorities, as well as crash data.
EVA Air prides itself on its commitment to safety and service across all aspects of its operations and educates all of its staff on its high-standards of safety and respective industry guidelines.
The Taiwanese airline excels in flight safety and service, winning awards and honoursfrom organisations around the world year after year. In 2018, AirlineRatings.com named EVA Air as Best Long-Haul Airline Asia/Pacific and ranked the airline 8th among the World’s Top 10 Airlines 2019, as well as one of the World’s Top 20 Safest Airlines for 2018.
Last year, the airline also won five TripAdvisor awards, including 5th place in the Top 10 World’s Best Airlines, and ranked among the website’s Top 10 Major Airlines in Asia. In addition, EVA Air was awarded SKYTRAX 5-Star Airline status for the third year in a row and was singled out for World’s Best Airport Services.
AirlineRatings.com is a global, one-stop airline safety and product rating review website helmed by editors and content curators, who are recognised worldwide for their expertise and in-depth knowledge of the aviation industry.
Travellers can learn more about EVA Air’s award-winning services, its global route system and book flights at www.evaair.com.
*AirlineRatings.com uses seven-star rating criteria. Each of its top-20-safest airlines has:
- Completed an IATA (International Air Transport Association) Operational Safety Audit, ie, earned IOSA Certification.
- Met the European Union’s high standards of aircraft maintenance and regulatory oversight and is not listed on the EU Blacklist.
- Maintained a fatality-free record for the past 10 years.
- Served the United States from a country that upholds Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) aircraft operations and maintenance requirements.
- Originated in a country that fulfills all eight International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) safety parameters.
- Never been grounded by any governing aviation safety authority.
- Operates a fleet of Boeing, Airbus and McDonnell Douglas aircraft and does not use any Russian-built aircraft.
About EVA Air:
EVA Air, a Star Alliance member, was formed in 1989 as Taiwan’s leading independent airline. It is part of the respected Evergreen Group and a sister company to global container-shipping leader Evergreen Line. It flies to more than 60 international destinations throughout Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe where gateways include London, Paris, Amsterdam and Vienna. It operates daily nonstop flights from London Heathrow to Bangkok that continue to Taipei where passengers can easily connect on to every major city in Asia, including close to 20 gateways in Mainland China. It has a reputation for innovation, warm, friendly service and an impeccable safety record.
EVA Air launched the industry’s first premium economy cabin in 1992. Named Elite Class, this cabin was voted Best Premium Economy in an annual SKYTRAX poll. SKYTRAX’s annual World Airline Awards have rated EVA Air as one of the World’s Top-10 Best Airlines and No. 1 for Cleanest Cabins multiple times, including in its 2017 awards. In 2017, EVA Air was presented with the award for Best Business Class Comfort Amenities by SKYTRAX.
Travellers can learn more about EVA Air and schedule, book and buy tickets at www.evaair.com.