EVA was founded on March 8, 1989 by Group Chairman Y. F. Chang and registered on April 7, 1989. The Company immediately prepared for flight operation. The authorized capital was NT$ 10 billion and the paid-up capital was NT$2.5 billion.
First Flight was launched on July 1, 1991.
The Company’s stocks were listed for sale in OTC.
The Company moved into new terminal and provided services to customers, after the opening of terminal 2 of Taoyuan International Airport.
EVA secured approval to transfer its stocks listing from OTC and moved its shares to the Taiwan Stocks Exchange (TWSE).
EVA took delivery of its first A330-200 aircraft and introduced new generation of business class, Premium Laurel Class.
EVA Europe Cargo Center was established.
EVA made a successful record in Taiwan to assist Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSMC) transport the 8-inch wafer fab from Taipei to Shanghai.
EVA took delivery of the first 777-300ER aircraft (B-16701) in Boeing Company in Seattle, U.S.
EVA opened Southern China Cargo Center in Hong Kong, enabling it to acquire market information, integrate regional cargo goods and discuss regional cooperation plans with local forwarders, which make EVA move air freight shipments in and out of the region, prepare business plan, sell and discover customers more efficiently and quickly.
Recognized 2007 “Best Wines on the Wing” by Global Traveler, a famous travel magazine of U.S.
EVA received 2007 The Richard Teller Crane Founder’s Award from the 60th annual International Air Safety Summit (IASS) held in Seoul for “its corporate leadership in aviation safety programs and its superb safety records.”In the five years since the coveted award was established, EVA was the first Asian airline and only the second airline among all recipients to receive it.
EVA ranked 1st as the 2008 “Best Ideal Brand of International Airline” for the second year from the surveys of Taiwanese consumers, Management Magazine.
Wanderlust, a leading travel magazine U.K., recognized EVA Silver Award of 2008 “Best Airline”.
EVA ranked 2nd “Best White” and 5th “Best Red” of 2007 Cellars in the Sky Awards, published by Business Traveller, a worldwide famous travel magazine.
Air Cargo World, a famous cargo magazine, ranked EVA 6th of 2008 “Air Cargo Excellence Award”. EVA was the second Asian airline to win the prize and surpassed most of famous airlines that were mainly in charge of cargo business.
EVA was recognized “White Gold Medal” among the Reputation Brand investigation of Reader’s Digest magazine.
EVA and UNI Air provided cross-strait charter flights services since July 4, 2008.
EVA ranked 1st of “Best Premium Economy Class” in the 2008 Airlines services Rating of SKYTRAX.
Joined IATA as e-freight airline with the e-AWB service became a milestone of EVA.
EVA recognized as “World’s Best 10 Airlines” by Travel & Leisure, a leading traveling magazine of U.S.
Selected as “Top 100 Brands” by Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
EVA was awarded Travel Weekly’s 2011 Magellan Award Gold winner for international economy class.
Certificated Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) by Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance.
EVA Sky Jet Center was available to provide services which makes the service function in Taipei Songshan Airport more complete.
EVA started 777-300ER aircraft renovation. The Business Class will be placed by fully-flat beds and named as “Royal Laurel Class”.
EVA recognized as “The World’s Best Airline” from CommonWealth Magazine’s 2012 Golden Service Awards survey.
EVA was awarded CAA’s 2012 “Golden Flyer Award” for International and Cross-Strait Route Group.
Became a Star Alliance member since 2013.
EVA received “Best Business Class White” and “Best Business Class Sparkling” of Business Traveller’s Cellar in the Sky Awards 2013.
EVA acquired general aviation permission and became the first airline company that provided periodical flights and business jets services.
EVA was recognized as 2014 Top 10 “The World’s Best Long-Haul Airlines” by The Telegraph, U.K. leading media, annual reader’s select.
EVA was received “The World’s Top Ten Best Airlines” and “Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness” in SKYTRAX’s 2015 World Airline Awards.
EVA signed agreements with the Boeing Company to introduce twenty four 787 Dreamliners and two 777-300ERs.
EVA was recognized as Top 10 “World’s Safest Airlines” by AirlineRating.com.
SKYTRAX announced EVA as “5-Star Airline”.
SKYTRAX ranked EVA the 8th of “World Best Airline”, “Best Transpacific Airline”, “Best Business Class Comfort Amenities” as well as the 3rd “World’s Most Loved Airlines” in 2016.
EVA was awarded CAA’s 2016 “Golden Flyer Award” for International and Cross-Strait Route Group.
The Infinity Lounge in Taoyuan Airport was rewarded as 2016 “Top 10 First and Business Class Airline Lounges” by SKYTRAX.
Business Traveller awarded EVA the Gold Medal of 2016 “Best Business Class Cellar” and “Best First Class Sparkling”.
EVA ranked the world’s safest airlines on the annual index reported by Germany’s AERO International Magazines for 15 consecutive years.
TripAdvisor honored EVA “Top 10 Major Airlines in Asia Pacific” and “Best Airline- Taiwan”.
SKYTRAX announced EVA as the “5-Star Airline”, 2017 “Best Airline Cabin Cleanliness ”,“Best Business Class Comfort Amenities” and ranked 6th among “The World’s Top Ten Best Airlines”.
EVA was listed 10th of 2017 “The World’s Best International Airlines” on the Travel + Leisure Magazine’s.
EVA and UNI Air launched new flights from Songshan to Tianjin, Hangzhou and Chongqing.
The first 777 freighter B-16781 was delivered in Boeing Company in Seattle, U.S.A.
EVA Air won the Gold Medal for 2017 “Best Business Class Sparkling” by leading magazine Business Traveller.
EVA started code share flights with Juneyao Air and provided flight services from Taoyuan-Pudong and Kaohsiung-Pudong.
TripAdvisor recognized EVA “Top 10 Major Airlines in Asia Pacific”, “Best Business Class”, “Best Premium Economy Classes”, “Travelers’ Choice Major Airlines in Asia” and 5th of “World’s Top-10 Best Airlines”
EVA was the only company that had been awarded the top 5% of the corporate governance evaluation by Taiwan Stock Exchange among the TWSE/TPEx Listed Companies for the three consecutive years.
EVA launched Taipei to Chiang Mai direct flight service.
SKYTRAX announced EVA as the “5-Star Airline”, 2018 “The World’s Best Airport Services” and ranked 5th among “The World’s Top Ten Best Airlines”.
EVA had codeshare flights with Copa Airlines to provide flight services from Taoyuan-Los Angeles-Panama City, Taoyuan- San Francisco-Panama City, Taoyuan-Chicago-Panama City and Taoyuan-New York-Panama City.
AirlineRatings.com recognized the “World’s Top-10 Best International Airlines” and “Best Long-Haul Airline in Asia Pacific.
EVA was awarded as Top 50 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Report Awards.
AirlineRatings.com recognized EVA as one of “World’s Best Airlines” for the 6 consecutive years.