AirAsia to open flight route between Kaohsiung and Clark in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia announced on Thursday (May 30) the inauguration of a new flight route between Kaohsiung and Clark in the Philippines on Aug. 1, eyeing a...

AirAsia yanks 'get off in Thailand' ads, apologizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Malaysian budget air carrier AirAsia Group apologized on Tuesday (March 26) after it was accused of promoting sex tourism with its advertisements in Australia using the slogan ...

Lion Air: Indonesia finds cockpit voice recorder from crashed jet

Indonesian investigators have found the cockpit voice recorder of the Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October, deputy maritime minister Ridwan Djamaluddin said on Monday. The National ...

Taiwan's EVA Air named best long haul airline in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s EVA Air (長榮航空) won the Best Long Haul Airline Asia award and was ranked 8th in World’s Top 10 Airlines 2019 award by airline safety and product websit...

Lion Air crash: Does Indonesia have an air safety problem?

As investigators continue to recover wreckage and analyze flight data from the recovered black box recorder of Lion Air flight 610, there is no obvious explanation for what caused the brand-new Boeing...

Indonesia deploys divers as search continues for crashed Lion Air plane

Search and rescue teams in Indonesia resumed their hunt on Tuesday for a Lion Air passenger plane that crashed into sea with 189 people on board. The months-old Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet plunged into the ...

Lion Air crash renews concerns about Indonesia airlines

The deadly crash of a Lion Air jet in the Java Sea has renewed questions about the safety of Indonesian airlines soon after U.S. and European regulators removed prohibitions against them. ...

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...

Indonesia: Flight JT610 crashes after Jakarta Airport takeoff

An Indonesian airplane operated by budget airline Lion Air crashed shortly after takeoff at Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta airport on Monday, authorities confirmed. The aircraft reportedly crashed just ...

Indonesia disaster agency says Lion Air flight crashed into sea, had 188 passengers and crew on board

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Lion Air flight with 188 people on board crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on Monday. Indonesia's disaster agency...

Leicester City owner was a success in soccer and business

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the soccer club's stadium, was known to fans as a smili...

Taoyuan airport to double baggage drop-off kiosks by year end

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taoyuan International Airport Corp. (TIAC) said Friday it will double the number of baggage drop-off kiosks to 26 by the end of the year as part of a program to modernize airport...

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 ...

AirAsia to launch flights from Taiwan to Boracay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Low cost airline AirAsia announced on Monday that it will launch flights from Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport and Kaohsiung International Airport to Boracay, as sc...

AirAsia begins first direct flight between Taipei and Chiang Mai Sept. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysian low-cost airline launched its first direct flight between Taipei and Chiang Mai on Sept. 30, the only budget airline route available in Taiwan connecting with th...