Despite poor mileage earnings rates, it should be noted that Eva has a transpacific business class hard product that is second only to Cathay Pacific's. Award availability is off the charts, so now would be a good time to book that biz class flight to TPE with US Airways miles for only 90k roundtrip. TPE also makes a good connection point to southeast Asian destinations such as HKG, BKK, and SIN should the need arise. HKG, which is a Cathay Pacific fortress hub, is now a smooth sailing option from TPE for Star Alliance loyalists who want to avoid United's subpar premium cabins.
In commemoration of their Star Alliance entry, Eva is throwing a campaign with 6 weekly economy roundtrip ticket giveaways through 7/15. The last week of the campaign will also feature an additional 6 roundtrip biz class ticket giveaways (7/9-7/15). As corny as their renewed frequent flyer name Infinity MileageLands sounds, you've got to give props to the ingenuity behind their new commercial: