EVA Air will start thrice weekly flights between Taipei and Toronto on March 29, 2010.
Flight BR36 will depart Taoyuan International Airport at 1845 on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, and arrive at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport at 2055 the same day. Return flight BR35 will leave Toronto later that night at 2340 and land in Taoyuan at 0545 on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Asia-bound flights will make a brief fuel stop in Anchorage. Approximate flight time from Taoyuan to Toronto is 14 hours and 10 minutes, while Toronto to Anchorage is six hours and 30 minutes and Anchorage to Taipei is 10 hours and 10 minutes.
The airline is serving the route with one of its new Boeing 777-300ERs.
Toronto is the second Canadian destination for EVA Air, after Vancouver, which it has been served since June 1999 with its own flights and a code share with Air Canada. It’s acknowledged as Canada’s economic capital and boasts a diverse citizenry, 49 percent of whom are non-native born. According to the latest census taken in 2006, about 12 percent of that figure is Chinese.
For more about EVA Air, visit www.evaair.com
Margie T Logarta