Eva Air flights

EVA Air is a Taiwanese International Airline offering flights to more than 40 destinations throughout Taiwan and the world. It is based at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. Popular destinations include Sydney, Manila, Seoul, and Shanghai. EVA Air offers flights to and from Heathrow Airport. Popular destinations from London include Taipei, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Sydney. As of January 2016, EVA Air is the world’s 6th safest airline. Since its establishment, EVA Air has had no hull losses, accidents, or fatalities. EVA Air is a Star Alliance member.

EVA Air’s loyalty program, Infinity MileageLands, allows passengers to earn points when flying with EVA Air or with another Star Alliance member.

Information correct as of March 2017

Why fly EVA Air

How to check in

You check in for EVA Air flights online, using EVA Air’s website, using EVA Air’s mobile app, or at one of EVA Air’s check-in desks at the airport. Desks open for check-in 3 hours before departure for international flights. At Heathrow Airport, EVA Air operates from Terminal 2.

If you are flying from Taoyuan International Airport to London Heathrow, you can use EVA Air’s Hello Kitty themed self-service check-in kiosks. These let you check in from 5am until one hour before your flight departure time.

With online and mobile check-in, you can check in for your flight from 24 hours before your flight is due to depart. If you check in online using a computer, you will need to print off your boarding pass and bring that to the airport. If you check in using EVA Air’s mobile app, you can download your boarding pass directly to your smartphone.


EVA Air typically uses BOEING 777-300ER planes for flights from London Heathrow to Taipei. In Economy, seats have a seat pitch (the distance between your seat and the seat in front) of 31-32 inches and a seat width of 18.3 inches. In Elite, the seat pitch is a slightly larger 38 inches and there’s a width of 19.5 inches. In Royal Laurel, seats have a pitch of 81 inches and recline fully to become a flat bed. Seats in Royal Laurel have a width of 26 inches.

Booking fees

EVA Air does not charge booking fees, however, you may be asked to pay additional fees if you purchase extras such as extra legroom seats or make modifications to your ticket.

Service on board

EVA Flights include an in-flight entertainment system where you can watch the latest Hollywood and international movies and listen to music onboard your flight. Wi-Fi is also available onboard some flights.

Meals are also served onboard EVA Air flights, in all classes. Typical meal options for breakfast include Chinese rice porridge or croissant and an omelette. For lunch and dinner typical meal options include chicken with rice or noodles. A selection of hot and cold drinks is available with all meals. If you have any special dietary requests, you should request them at least 24 hours in advance.


EVA Air’s main flight, London Heathrow to Taipei, has a 63% on time performance rating. The average delay is 21 minutes.

Baggage allowances and fees

Eva Air hand luggage allowance: size, weight and fees

Cabin bag size: 56cm x 23cm x 36cm.

Hand luggage weight allowance:7kg per piece

Number of hand luggage pieces allowed: Elite/Economy: One piece. Laurel/Business: Two pieces.

Cost to check in oversized luggage: Costs vary depending on destination.

Eva Air hold luggage allowance: size, weight and fees

Hold baggage size: 157 cm total dimensions.

Hold luggage weight allowance:Economy: 30kg. Elite: 35kg. Business/Premium and Laurel/Royal Laurel: 40kg.

Number of hold bags allowed:Economy: 2 pieces, each piece shouldn't exceed 23 kg. Elite: 2 pieces, each piece shouldn't exceed 28 kg. Business/Premium Laurel/Royal Laurel: 2 pieces, each piece shouldn't exceed 32 kg.

Cost of Eva Air hold luggage: $8 to 60: varies depending on zone.


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