Taipei, Aug. 16 (CNA) EVA Airways Corp. (EVA), Taiwan's second largest carrier, announced Thursday it will operate two Taipei-Hakodate flights per week starting Oct. 28 to meet increasing travel demand between Taiwan and the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
The number of flights will be increased to three per week from December, said the company's PR officer Brenda Chen.
The inclusion of the new route will make EVA Taiwan's largest air service provider to Hokkaido, offering nearly 3,000 seats per week to the area, Chen said.
Currently, EVA operates seven flights per week to Hokkaido's Sapporo City.
(By Lee Hsin-Yin)