Taiwan Hengchun Airport to remain open, hoping for charter flights

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hengchun Airport in Pingtung County will continue to stay open on a trial basis as it still hopes to serve international charter flights, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) sai...

FAT's poor flight planning to blame for cancellations: Taiwan's CAA

Last-minute flight cancellations on May 17 by Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT), a medium-sized international carrier in Taiwan, were a result of the carrier's poor flight planning, constraine...

Taiwan airlines to raise fuel surcharges on international routes

Taiwanese airlines will increase their fuel surcharges on international flights with effect later this week, due to surging international oil prices, according to the Civil Aeronautics Administration ...

Russian airlines to open regular direct flights to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Russian airlines, S7 Airlines and Royal Flight, will launch direct flights between Russia and Taiwan at the end of May, Taiwan’s aviation authorities said on Mon...

Taiwanese man faces 5-year prison sentence for live-streaming jet takeoff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese vlogger could be facing serious consequences for violating the Civil Aviation Act (民用航空法) after he live-streamed a Mandarin Airlines jet takeoff last week, announce...

VietJet Air to launch regular flights between Da Nang and Taiwan

Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet Air will begin operating regular flights between Da Nang and Taiwan in June, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Friday. The CAA said the agency has gi...

Taiwan bans Boeing 737 Max

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Thursday joined the global movement to ground all Boeing 737 Max passenger jets following Sunday’s crash in Ethiop...

First airline pilot strike in Taiwan's history could soon affect 5,000 passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A strike by pilots of Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL) has entered its second day, the first such strike by pilots in Taiwan's history, with 3,000 passengers already affec...

China Airlines executives, pilots to meet for discussion at 3 p.m. Saturday

Update: Both China Airlines and Taoyuan Pilots Union have agreed to attend a joint discussion at 3 p.m. Saturday instead of the originally reported time of 4 p.m. Friday. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) &mdas...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport warns of 4-hour delays during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport warned Saturday that delays of up to four hours were possible during the February 2-10 Lunar New Year holiday as each day would see an avera...

Booking of flights to Taiwan’s offshore islands for 228 holiday available Dec 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Are you planning to have a vacation on Penghu, Kinmen, or Matsu during the four-day 228 Peace Memorial Day holiday in 2019? If so, you should book your flights early. B...

Taiwan wants to ban pork on flights from areas affected by African swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After a passenger complained that only a pork meal was available on a flight from Hong Kong to Taiwan, a legislator on Thursday proposed an immediate ban on the practice. The...

AirAsia to launch Taoyuan-Osaka flights

Taipei, Oct. 29 (CNA) Budget airline AirAsia announced Monday it will offer flights between Taoyuan and Osaka starting on Jan. 30, 2019, its first route connecting Taiwan and a Northeast Asian country...

Taiwan airports add 30 additional routes in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s skies have become much busier, with a total of 30 new flight routes announced across Taiwan this year, reported CNA. Taiwan’s location in striking ...

CAA warns of flight delays Wednesday due to military maneuvers

Taipei, Oct. 9 (CNA) Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Tuesday cautioned against possible flight delays on Wednesday morning because of acrobatic maneuvers and drills being perfor...