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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

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