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IAH-SEA-TPE Info Please

Wed Apr 14, 2004 10:30 am

What days? A/C type? Times?

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RE: IAH-SEA-TPE Info Please

Wed Apr 14, 2004 10:31 am

How will this affect or will it EVA???
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RE: IAH-SEA-TPE Info Please

Wed Apr 14, 2004 10:36 am

Here's an earlier thread about it:

I think it will definitely increase competition on the TPE-SEA route. However, I'm not sure how this will affect EVA's strategy into SEA. I can expect to see more promotions from CI and BR in the coming months out of SEA.

Also, CI hasn't received government approval for operating the route. However, they are expecting the approval soon.

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RE: IAH-SEA-TPE Info Please

Wed Apr 14, 2004 1:09 pm

it'll be an A340-300...Tu, Th, Sa. I will be flying IAH-SEA-TPE-MNL and back in november on this flight!
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RE: IAH-SEA-TPE Info Please

Wed Apr 14, 2004 10:01 pm

Here is the information:
Date: Tue. Thu. Sat.
Aircraft Type: A340-300 with 30 Dynasty (Business) Class and 246 Economy Class

CI016 TPE 1615d SEA 1300a 1440d IAH 2045a
CI015 IAH 2245d SEA 0100a 0210d TPE 0555a

I really hope what is the celebration in SEA and IAH for the inaugular flight.

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RE: IAH-SEA-TPE Info Please

Wed Apr 14, 2004 10:36 pm

I think it will have little of affections on EVA.

We surely can say that TPE-SEA routes will be more competition. And it will surely affect BR due to CI SEA-TPE time is better than BR. The other point is that passengers can fly to other Aisa Cities from SEA more convinent. They can arrive HAN, SGN, MNL, HKG, BKK..etc. before noon and they can have more choices and more chance to get the seats.

However, I think BR may do nothing about it. BR can not carry US Passengers between SEA-EWR for the democratic flights. It means that if there are more passengers fly only between TPE-SEA, they can not earn money to cover the cost between SEA-EWR (Ha~They can't devide the plane into two parts, right?) This is the reason why TPE-SEA tickets are a little expensive than TPE-LAX & TPE-SFO tickets. The same condition also adapts in CI. They will put a higher premium on IAH than SEA. Also for people in Taiwan, the tarvel group usually go to LAX, SFO, and maybe LAS in the west coast of US. If the airlines have less passengers to go to one place, they may not fly to that destination often. Here are some numbers:
TPE-LAX: more than 30 flights each week.
TPE-SFO: about 17 flights each week.
TPE-NYC: 14 flights each week. (7 flights via SEA and 7 flights via ANC/ or non-stop)
TPE-SEA: 7 flights each week.

I think BR and CI may change their strtegy if there are more people want to visit SEA. But at this time they may have the same strtegy with other west coast destinations.

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