Taiwan's EVA Air No.1 cleanest airline in world: Skytrax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Skytrax, the UK's leading aviation service research agency, today listed Taiwan's EVA Air as being the No. 1 cleanest airline in the world, No. 1 for catering in econom...

Taiwan's EVA Air ranked 6th best airline in world by Skytrax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Skytrax, the UK's leading aviation service research agency, today listed Taiwan's EVA Air as the 6th best airline, the No. 1 cleanest in the world, and best for caterin...

Disappearance of gay-themed airline ad causes uproar in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just days after Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, a furor erupted in Hong Kong about an apparent ban on a gay-themed image in a massiv...

Taiwan travelers to Hong Kong cautioned against measles infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The health authorities in Taiwan have urged the public to exercise caution when visiting Hong Kong, which has clocked up 26 measles infections this year in what appears to...

Cathay buys HK Express, will operate it as low-cost carrier

HONG KONG (AP) — Cathay Pacific Airways is acquiring Hong Kong-based budget airline HK Express. Cathay said Wednesday it will pay 4.93 billion Hong Kong dollars ($628 million) for HK...

Taiwan's EVA Air recognized as world's 2nd cleanest airline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan airline EVA Air has been recognized as the second cleanest airline in the world, by the U.K.-based Skytrax airline review agency. Skytrax released their most rec...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport suffers 2 blackouts in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Without warning, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport suddenly lost power twice this morning, trapping two passengers in terminal elevators. ...

Taiwan's EVA Air named one of top 20 safest airlines in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s EVA Air has been named one of the top 20 safest airlines for 2019. Australian safety and product rating agency AirlineRatings.com published its list of t...

Cathay Pacific to honor first class tickets after discount blunder

Flying first class from Vietnam to US and Canada would usually cost you around $16,000 (€14,100) for a return trip with Cathay Pacific. But for several hours on New Year's Eve, Cathay Pacific...

Qatar Airways acquires 5 percent stake in China Southern

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar Airways says it now holds a 5 percent share in China Southern Airlines, helping expand the Gulf carrier's reach in one of the world's fastest growing aviation ...

Cathay Pacific sells premium tickets between Vietnam and U.S. at huge discount

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A computer glitch looked responsible for steep discounts on Cathay Pacific flights between Vietnam and the United States, but the airline later said it would admit the tic...

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...

Espionage or incrimination? Risks from stolen Marriott data

NEW YORK (AP) — Security experts alarmed by the scope of a data breach at the Marriott hotel empire worry that stolen information on specific hotel stays could be used for burglary, espionage or reput...

Cathay Pacific Airways says data breach affected 9.4 mln

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways says it has discovered unauthorized access to the personal data of 9.4 million passengers. The company said Thursday it had no...

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...