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

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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