An EVA Airways jet is readied for a flight to nowhere from Taiwan, taking off and landing in the same place so passengers can experience ‘overseas-like travel’. Photo: courtesy of EVA Airways An EVA Airways jet is readied for a flight to nowhere from Taiwan, taking off and landing in the same place so passengers can experience ‘overseas-like travel’. Photo: courtesy of EVA Airways
An EVA Airways jet is readied for a flight to nowhere from Taiwan, taking off and landing in the same place so passengers can experience ‘overseas-like travel’. Photo: courtesy of EVA Airways

What it’s like to take a flight to nowhere: a desperate Taiwanese airline, ecstatic passengers, but still a trail of engine exhaust

  • Taiwanese airlines are offering ‘micro holidays’ to travel-hungry people, taking off and landing in the same place so they can experience overseas-like travel
  • Other airlines in Asia have followed the island’s lead, and ‘there have been few objections from environmental groups’ in the region says one industry expert

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An EVA Airways jet is readied for a flight to nowhere from Taiwan, taking off and landing in the same place so passengers can experience ‘overseas-like travel’. Photo: courtesy of EVA Airways An EVA Airways jet is readied for a flight to nowhere from Taiwan, taking off and landing in the same place so passengers can experience ‘overseas-like travel’. Photo: courtesy of EVA Airways
An EVA Airways jet is readied for a flight to nowhere from Taiwan, taking off and landing in the same place so passengers can experience ‘overseas-like travel’. Photo: courtesy of EVA Airways
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