EVA Air optimistic of 2019 performance

    EVA Air chairman Steven Lin said the carrier is optimistic about its performance in 2019, as long as the market maintains its growth momentum as forecast by IATA (Taipei Times, 13-Mar-2019). He said Japan demand remains strong. IATA is forecasting a 5%-6% global air traffic growth, with growth in Asia Pacific region expected to exceed the global average. Oil prices in 2019 is also expected to be lower than in 2018, according to Mr Lin.