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EVA Air Flight Review TPE-JFK: The Best Business Class

EVA Flight Review Taipei New York is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report.


I have been on many planes, and I have written many business class flight reviews including:

*Though I have flown Qatar business, I have not flown the new Qsuites.

Based on my experience, I can say that the best business class is EVA. Here’s why:

Krug 

Krug is only found on first-class flights (see Cathay Pacific First Class JFK-HKG: 15.5 Hours of Bliss). But what do we have here?

a bottle of champagne and a glass of champagne on a tray a glass of champagne on a table That could end the debate right there, but allow me to continue.

Service 

The service on EVA is impeccable. Regarding my Krug consumption, the flight attendant said, “I will make it more full because I know you like it.” How great is that?

a glass and a plate of food on a table
Was only empty for a moment.

Amenities Kit 

I have to force myself to throw away amenities kits. I don’t need dozens of them, and I will never use all of them. This one I had to keep. The contents I discarded.

a red suitcase on a blue surface a suitcase with a red towel and a tube of toothpaste on a blue surface a hat and socks on a plane

Appetizer 

Truly madly deeply, I was ready to eat. The soup was good and the rootbeet creamy salad dressing with fresh lemon was exceptional.
a table with food and a glass of wine on ita plate of food on a white platea bowl of soup and a glass of winea salad with a pink sauce on ita person pouring a glass of champagne into a glass of wine

Beef! 

The steak tasted like steak instead of airplane meat. It actually had a red center.

a plate of food with a piece of meat and vegetables a piece of meat on a plate

Fruit, Cheese, Wine 

It’s not often that I find myself saying, “How good is this fruit?”

a plate of fruit on a white surface

Beyond my limit of Krug, I switched to a hearty Spanish red.

a plate of food on a table

More of Everything

Unlike Cathay business where I find myself hungry, EVA kept me full.

a plate of food on a table a bowl of soup with meatballs and vegetables
Espresso 

A proper espresso came as no surprise.

a cup of coffee on a saucer

FIJI 

I won’t buy FIJI water, but I do enjoy it. a bottle of water and a cell phone on a table

Pajamas

Not all business class flights provide pajamas. This one did and they were stylish.

a man taking a selfie

Sky Duty-Free

Read TPOL’s warning on buying cologne on a plane.

a group of toiletries and a box of toiletries

IFE

There weren’t too many movies that I found appealing.

a screen shot of a television

Real IFE 

Krug + zzz = better than any movie.

a blanket in a car

Overall

EVA Airways is #1 in my book for business.


EVA Flight Review Taipei New York is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report.

 

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Hi there – nice review. I’m trying to get a sense of what EVA’s business class service is like now during COVID. I’m guessing that your review was done before COVID, right? Looking at a flight from USA to Taiwan next spring, but having a hard time determining what kind of in-flight service to expect. Thanks!

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