Eva Air implements ten-across seating in economy

6 Jul 2016 by Clement Huang
EVA Air B777-300ER

Eva Air has taken delivery of its newest B777-300ER, which will feature a tight 10-across seating arrangement in the economy class cabin.

The Star Alliance member previously configured its aircraft with nine seats per row in economy, for a total of 238 spaces.

It’s newest aircraft has had an extra 20 seats squeezed in, meaning passengers should expect a reduction in the current seat width of 18.3 inches.

The number of business and premium economy seats will remain unchanged at 39 and 56 respectively.

EVA Air B777-300ER economy class

Things are about to get even tighter onboard Eva Air’s B777-300ER

A ten-across economy layout is becoming more common by the day. Carriers such as Qatar Airways and United are among those to introduce the tighter layout, while others such as Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines continue to offer the nine-abreast configuration.

According to, Eva Air’s new B777-300ER is scheduled to operate the Taipei Taoyuan–Seattle route three-times weekly from October 30.

Flight BR026 departs Taipei every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2340 and arrives in Seattle at 1810. The return flight, BR026 then takes off from Seattle on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 0050, before touching down in Taipei at 0550 the following day.

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Clement Huang

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