STARLUX, a Taiwan-based luxury air carrier announced it would be starting a Taipei-Los Angeles route from April 26.
The five weekly flights will ramp up to daily in June and the air carrier also announced it would be the “Official International Airline Partner of the LA Clippers” as part of a multi-year partnership with the NBA team.
The route between Taipei and Los Angeles will be on an Airbus A350 configured in a premium four-class layout, with four seats in First, 26 in Business, 36 in Premium Economy, and 240 in Economy.
Travellers in First and Business will have a cozy private space with a sliding door and seats with full-flat and Zero G mode for full relaxation. The extra-legroom Premium Economy section features a 40-inch Recaro seat with a leg rest and footrest bar.
Economy Class seats are also built for utmost comfort, equipped with leather headrest and wide seat pitch. In addition, the A350 offers nose-to-tail seatback entertainment featuring 4K personal large screens.
The menu of the new flights feature Taiwanese signature dishes and amenities prepared for all-class passengers to enjoy an at-home experience in the air.
STARLUX will be offering First and Business guests a selection of the best top chef’s creations and local Taiwanese delicacies. Premium and Economy passengers can also enjoy top-notch delicacies and on flights departing from Taipei to Los Angeles, the popular STARLUX signature yakiniku donburi is served onboard.
And to bring greater individuality to their air travel experience, all passengers can pre-order meals online so they can enjoy the meal they want.
The airline’s partnership with basketball team LA Clippers, will activate in-flight branding, international sweepstakes, and other digital and in-person activations featuring Clippers elements and personalities.
Starting from June 1, Clippers-themed amenities will be provided on STARLUX TPE-LAX flights, such as themed meal packaging including paper placemats, napkins, towelettes, inflight meal foil covers, mini food flags, burger wrapping paper, and kids meal boxes. Other items include playing cards, eye masks, paper cups, stirrers, rice cracker packages, luggage tags, boarding passes, and stickers will be distributed at check in.
Airline ticket reservations for departures from April 26, 2023, onward can now be booked through travel agents and on starluxairlines.com.
Flights will depart Los Angeles for Taipei on Tuesday and Thursday through Sunday at 00:50 hours. Flights will depart Taipei for Los Angeles on Monday and Wednesday through Saturday at 23:40 hours.