West Ham United announce first ever Official Airline Partner

West Ham United are delighted to announce an agreement with EVA Air as the Club’s first ever Official Airline Partner. 

EVA Air, Taiwan’s leading independent airline, flies to more than 60 international destinations throughout Asia, Oceania, North America and Europe where gateways include London, Paris, Amsterdam and Vienna. It operates daily non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Bangkok that continue to Taipei where passengers can easily connect on to every major city in Asia, including close to 17 gateways in Mainland China.

The partnership will provide multiple branding opportunities for EVA Air and see the two parties work closely together to develop fan engagement activations.

Karren Brady, West Ham United Vice-Chairman said: “I am delighted to welcome EVA Air to the West Ham United family. As the excitement of Premier League football continues to grow rapidly throughout Asia, we are extremely proud to team up with an airline that has established a magnificent reputation for its links between London and the far east. I am very excited about the benefits that the partnership can bring as we continue to grow and develop our corporate identity on a global scale.”

Clay Sun, EVA Air President said: “EVA Air is a proud supporter of sports and we are delighted to be partnering with West Ham United. For years we have actively supported and sponsored sports such as golf, tennis, badminton and baseball and this cooperation with the Premier League football club further extends this across our route network. The quality service EVA Air provides to passengers ensures athletes can get the best possible rest during their flights to international tournaments and achieve their best performances.”

EVA Air, a Star Alliance member, was formed in 1989. It is part of the respected Evergreen Group and a sister company to global container-shipping leader Evergreen Line. It has a reputation for innovation, warm, friendly service and an impeccable safety record. 

EVA Air launched the industry’s first premium economy cabin in 1992. Formally named Elite Class, this cabin was voted Best Premium Economy in an annual SKYTRAX poll. SKYTRAX’s annual World Airline Awards have rated EVA Air as one of the World’s Top-10 Best Airlines and No. 1 for Cleanest Cabins multiple times, including in its 2017 awards. In 2017, EVA Air was presented with the award for Best Business Class Comfort Amenities by SKYTRAX.

For more information please visit www.evaair.com, or contact EVA Air on 0207 380 8300.