EVA Air Takes Delivery of First Boeing 787-9

EVA Air Boeing 787-9 B-17881 at Boeing's Charleston Delivery Center (Boeing)

Taiwanese carrier EVA Air took delivery of their first Boeing 787-9 on October 02, 2018 at the Boeing factory in Charleston, South Carolina.
The aircraft wears registration B-17881 and is the first of 4 787-9s on order for EVA. The airline also has 20 787-10 models on order. The four -9 models and two of the -10s are being acquired via a lease agreement with Air Lease Corp.
The initial 787-9 will be deployed on the airline’s Taipei – Hong Kong route with service extended to Japan after the delivery of a second aircraft.

EVA Air Boeing 787-9 B-17881 at Boeing’s Charleston Delivery Center (Boeing)