There’s superb availability to and from Asia utilizing Star Alliance member EVA Air.
EVA Air affords a enterprise class product that’s 4 abreast on the Boeing 777-300ER. Which means all aisle entry. The seat is reverse herringbone and similar to what Cathay Pacific, American Airways, and others provide. It’s top-of-the-line enterprise class seats within the sky in my view.
And it’s large open for four passengers from all North American gateways beginning in February.
They provide pre-order meals of their enterprise (“Royal Laurel”) class and onboard web.
Beginning in February award house is large open on all of EVA’s North American routes for four passengers in each financial system and enterprise class. United’s web site award calendar exhibits dates the place enterprise class is on the market with dots, and financial system with dashes. This house matches what Aeroplan is displaying as properly.
Solely San Francisco’s availability, whereas nonetheless good, is proscribed. Different cities have house nearly day by day, and in each instructions, although Taipei – North America is a little bit tighter.
Right here’s New York JFK – Taipei for 4 passengers, with enterprise and financial system out there throughout the board.
The identical is true within the different route, Taipei – New York JFK.
Availability is superb out of Houston.
Houston will get EVA Air’s Whats up Kitty service.
Availability is superb out of Los Angeles.
You’ll discover the identical state of affairs for Toronto and for Chicago as properly.
Though right here’s what I imply by ‘tighter’ from San Francisco for 4 passengers:
You need to use flights to Taipei as an important leaping level to Northeast Asia, China, and Southeast Asia utilizing EVA’s in depth route community:
- United expenses 80,000 every means between the US and North or South Asia for enterprise class awards. Chase factors switch to United.
- LifeMiles expenses 75,000 every means between the US and North Asia and 78,00 between the US and South Asia for enterprise class awards. LifeMiles often sells miles low cost.
- Aeroplan expenses 75,000 every means between the US and Asia south to Hong Kong, and 77,500 every means between the US and South Asia for enterprise class awards. Membership Rewards factors switch to Aeroplan.
(HT: Don’t Name the Airline)