The Feathers Are Flying In Taiwan's Skies

Upstart carrier EVA has China Airlines fighting back

When Jack Hu plans regular business trips to Los Angeles for his Taipei computer company, he passes up such established carriers as China Airlines Ltd. (CAL) and Singapore Airlines, which have more convenient flight times and lower fares. Instead, Hu prefers Taiwan's upstart carrier, EVA Airways Corp. EVA has better service and better food, says the 46-year-old businessman. "Service is very important when you're traveling abroad."

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