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China suggests flight attendants wear diapers to reduce COVID risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s aviation regulator is advising flight attendants to wear disposable diapers in order to better protect against COVID-19. The Civil Aviation Administration...

UPS kowtows to China's CAAC with Taiwan listing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United Parcel Service (UPS) claims that it changed its online listing for Taiwan due to a "requirement" from a Chinese government agency, and Taiwan's Minist...

22 airlines correct their listings for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has successfully convinced 22 airlines to correct their references to Taiwan, despite Beijing's concerted campaign to intimidate...

Cathay Pacific chairman latest domino to fall under China pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — John Slosar is stepping down as chairman of Cathay Pacific Airways, the latest victim of the protest turbulence that continues to buffet Hong Kong's flagship airliner....

Cathay Pacific kowtows to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cathay Pacific announced major personnel changes on Friday (Aug. 17), with Hong Kong scholars saying this was due to pressure from China, Ming Pao reports. China Centra...

China orders airlines to suspend Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes after Ethiopia crash

All Chinese carriers were told to suspend the use of their 737 MAX 8 airplanes on Monday, a day after one of the Boeings' narrow-body jets crashed in Ethiopia, China's aviation authority said....

Beijing may punish Taiwanese in China who travel home for National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Communist authorities in Beijing may be preparing to punish Taiwanese citizens residing in China, and potentially other nations in Southeast Asia, if they travel home ...

Chinese passenger on Delta claims discrimination from Taiwanese flight attendant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid the ongoing controversy over Beijing’s demands that airlines alter Taiwan’s designation on their websites, a Chinese passenger traveling on Delta has accu...

More US lawmakers blast China’s bullying of US airlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wave of condemnation from U.S. lawmakers after three U.S. airlines changed their listing of Taiwan to kowtow to demands from Beijing is growing, with numerous more U.S...

Under pressure from China, American Airlines drops 'Taiwan' from airport designation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The deadline imposed on airline carriers by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) demanding that they alter their designations of Taiwan to reflect Taiwan as a...

Parker Aerospace Selected to Supply Flight Control Actuation System for AVIC MA700 Regional Turboprop

FARNBOROUGH, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation (PH-NYSE), the global leader in motion and control technologies, announced duri...

Vaping Air China co-pilot causes plane to plunge 25,000 feet

A passenger jet with 162 people on board was forced to descend 25,000 feet (7.620 meters) in 10 minutes when the co-pilot apparently tried to hide the smoke from his e-cigarette, Chinese media quoted ...

Air India's Taiwan name change not related to ‘One China’ policy: Indian reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Indian official source on July 7 told Indian media that the name change made by Air India about Taiwan did not relate to the "One China" policy and that it wa...

Air India kowtows to Beijing, lists Taiwan as ‘Chinese Taipei’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Air India has kowtowed to Beijing and listed Taiwan as "Chinese Taipei" after China demanded Air India, along with 33 other airlines describe Taiwan as part of C...

No reason for Air India to list Taiwan as part of China: academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tridivesh Singh Maini of O.P. Jindal Global University said that Air India has no reason to cave into China's demand to list Taiwan as part of China, unless China reco...