While China Airlines has long had service between Los Angeles and Taipei, it only introduced its new 777-300 aircraft to this route on Dec. 1, 2014, with this new daily service. At LAX checking in for Business Class on this non-stop flight was seamless. There was no wait on the Business Class priority line and I was personally escorted by a hostess though a security line with no delay at all.
When I arrived at the gate, I boarded the flight immediately and was escorted directly to my seat in the Business Class cabin. As soon as I was seated, a flight attendant offered me a hot towel (the first of three on this trip) and a choice of orange juice, champagne or water. She quickly returned with my requested reading material, The New York Times and The Economist. The crew was upbeat and almost jovial. Small amenity kits were distributed before take-off at each seat.
Business Class cabin is set up in a one-twoone configuration with six rows, for a total of 24 business seats. There was an additional Business Class cabin with another 24 seats in a similar configuration directly behind the First Class cabin. The seat