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EVA Air and Thailand sign deal to boost North American tourism

Staff Writer |
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Taiwanese airline, EVA Airways Corporation formalized and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on joint tourism promotion strategies that will boost numbers of visitors from the USA and Canada.

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Followed by the MOU signing ceremony, the Project Implementation Workshop between EVA Air representatives and TAT Directors from the North America and Asia markets will be set up in order to discuss their marketing collaboration for long and short haul markets.

EVA Air currently operates 80 flights per week between North America and Taiwan, including 3 daily flights from Los Angeles, 14 flights a week from San Francisco, 10 flights a week from Seattle and five flights a week from Vancouver on the West Coast as well as 2 daily flights from New York and five flights per week from Toronto on the East Coast.

The airline also offers daily service from Houston and four flights per week from Chicago in the USA.

Passengers can then connect with flights to Bangkok on any of EVA’s 26 flights per week on the Taipei-Bangkok route, which was recently increased from 17 flights a week to meet the demands of long haul passengers.

Of the total passengers travelling on EVA Air’s Taipei-Bangkok routes, about 50 percent are from North America and Europe.

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