By: Lee Hsin-Yin
Taipei, April 16 (CNA) EVA Airways, one of Taiwan’s leading international carriers, said
Thursday it will add more flights to its Taiwan-Singapore route starting June 21 to expand its transit services to Southeast Asian countries.
The number of those transferring between Southeast Asia and North America via Taiwan has grown by 40 percent compared with the same period last year, the airline said.
EVA said it hopes the service expansion can elevate its market presence in the area, adding that it will use a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft decorated with the popular Japanese cartoon character Hello Kitty to boost ridership. [FULL STORY]