Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines passes test ahead of operating license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – StarLux Airlines Co., Ltd. has passed a 50-hour flight test, allowing the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) to pass on a request for an air operator’s certifica...

From ‘Knives Out’ to Bond, Ana de Armas is on the rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ana de Armas is fumbling with a packet of sugar and talking about her breakneck schedule on a recent afternoon in Los Angeles when her already enormous almond eyes widen even furthe...

New Taiwan Taoyuan airport control tower inspired by Queen's Head rock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) air traffic control tower, which is slated to begin operations in December, was inspired by Queen's Head rock in nor...

Taiwan draws ire of China over cross-strait flights during CNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has denied reports that it is refusing to grant additional cross-strait flights between Jan. 4 and Feb. 15, as requested by China, to accommodate an expected increa...

International partners speak out to support Taiwan joining ICAO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday (Sept. 24) will mark the beginning of the tri-annual conference of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada, which will run through...

The Latest: Johnson says UK right not to rescue Thomas Cook

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of British tour company Thomas Cook (all times local): 6 a.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the government was ...

Tour company Thomas Cook ceases trading, bookings canceled

LONDON (AP) — British tour operator Thomas Cook has ceased trading and all its hundreds of thousands of bookings canceled after the firm failed to secure rescue funding. The Civil Av...

MOFA short film spotlights Taiwan’s ICAO bid

A short film spotlighting how Taiwan Can Help realize the International Civil Aviation Organization’s objective of a seamless sky and ensure “No Country Left Behind” was released Sep...

Taiwan opens first national drone testing site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As remote-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) increase in number in Taiwan, the government is preparing to introduce new legislation regulating their use in differe...

Canada supports Taiwan's participation in ICAO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Canadian authorities support Taiwan’s participation in the upcoming International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly, which is scheduled for the end of ...

EU Parliamentarians support Taiwan's participation at ICAO Assembly

Six members of the European Parliament (MEPs) delivered a letter to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council on Friday, calling for Taiwan's participation at the ICAO Assembly ...

Taiwan seeks ticket to ICAO assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s civil aviation authorities are scrambling for an invitation to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) assembly, as China continues to ...

Budget airlines growing fast in Taiwan: CAA

Taipei (CNA) Travel volume with low-cost carriers (LCCs) in Taiwan saw a surge during the first seven months of 2019, posting a 15.6 percent growth year-on-year, according to the latest statistics rel...

DOT wants answers about Taiwan EVA Air flight attendant's 'add ingredients' joke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an EVA Air flight attendant and union leader was fired for joking that she would "add ingredients" to a captain's entree, the U.S. Department of Transportat...

Taiwan's StarLux gains CAA approval to operate on Japan, Thailand routes

Taipei, July 8 (CNA) StarLux Airlines Co. Ltd., a new Taiwan-based carrier, will operate at least 13 scheduled or chartered flights to Japan and Thailand when it begins service next year, according to...