EVA Brings Hello Kitty Jet into Three-Flight/Day LA Schedule, Kitty, Sanrio friends join hands to invite travel fun and new friendships

EVA Brings Hello Kitty Jet into Three-Flight/Day LA Schedule,

Kitty, Sanrio friends join hands to invite travel fun and new friendships


LOS ANGELES (March 26, 2018) – EVA Air is adding its popular Hello Kitty Hand-in-Hand Jet into its Los Angeles schedule on Tuesday (March 27, 2018). It is using the specially painted plane on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for three of the 21 nonstop flights it operates between Los Angeles and Taipei, Taiwan every week. Travelers can learn more about EVA and its Hello Kitty and Sanrio Family jets at http://www.evakitty.com/en/index.html and book flights through travel agents, the airline’s reservations hotline or at www.evaair.com.

From nose to tail of the colorful Boeing 777-300ER, Hello Kitty and Sanrio friends of different colors, shapes and sizes join hands and invite travel fun and friendships. Among the 19 Sanrio Family characters linking hands with Hello Kitty and Dear Daniel are My Melody, Kuromi, Little Twin Stars, Cinnamoroll, Pompom Purin and Bad Badtz-Maru.

EVA BR005 departs Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 11:55 am (11:55) and gets into Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) at 5:05 pm (17:05) the next day. Return flight BR006 leaves TPE at 10:10 am (10:10) and arrives in LAX at 6:50 am (6:50). The specially painted Boeing 777-300ER is comfortably configured into three distinct cabins, Royal Laurel Class business, Premium Economy and Economy. Flight time from LAX to TPE is 14 hrs. and 10 mins. From TPE to LAX, it’s 11 hrs. and 40 mins.

The fun of flying aboard EVA’s Hello Kitty and Sanrio Family Jets begins at airport check-in with specially designed boarding passes and baggage stickers. Onboard, the cabin crews wear light-green Hello Kitty Jet aprons and passengers use service items decorated with the irresistible characters. Service items include Hello Kitty headrest covers, pillows, tissue, hand cream, hand-washing liquid, napkins, paper cups, utensils and snacks, all refreshed quarterly. EVA also offers Hello Kitty and Sanrio Family duty-free items through the EVA Sky Shop online and inflight.

EVA flies seven of the specially painted aircraft on routes within Asia, in addition to its long-haul service to Chicago and Los Angeles. Its other Hello Kitty planes are the Shining Star, Joyful Dream, Celebration Flight and Friendship Bows. Its Sanrio Family aircraft are the gudetama Comfort Flight and Bad Badtz-Maru Travel Fun planes.

EVA launched the Hello Kitty Hand-in-Hand Jet on the Los Angeles – Taipei route in September 2013 and rerouted it to fly Taipei – Paris in October 2014.

About EVA Air

EVA Air, a Star Alliance member and one of only 10 Skytrax-rated 5-Star airlines worldwide, was established in 1989 as Taiwan’s first privately owned international airline. It is part of the respected Evergreen Group and a sister company to global container-shipping leader Evergreen Line. It flies a fleet of more than 70 Boeing and Airbus aircraft to more than 60 international destinations throughout Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America where gateways are Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver.  With just one easy stop in Taipei, travelers from North America can connect onward to every major city in Asia, including 17 destinations in China. Travelers can learn more about EVA’s Hello Kitty and Sanrio Family Jets, along with routes they serve, at http://www.evakitty.com/en/index.html and book, buy and reserve seats on all flights at www.evaair.com.