EVA Airways Corporation (pronounced "E-V-A Air(ways)"; ) () is an airline based at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport near Taipei, Taiwan, operating passenger and dedicated cargo services to over 40 international destinations in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. EVA Air is largely privately owned and flies a fully international route network. It is the second largest Taiwanese airline. EVA Air has expanded to include air cargo, airline catering, ground handling, and aviation engineering services. EVA Air operates a mixed fleet of Airbus, Boeing, and McDonnell Douglas aircraft, with Airbus A330, Boeing 747, and Boeing 777 airliners primarily used on passenger routes, along with Boeing 747 and MD-11 freighters used on cargo routes. Upon recipient of regulatory approval, EVA Airways Corporation was formally established in March 1989. however this was deemed too similar to the unrelated Evergreen International cargo airline.