FAT chairman held incommunicado, bail revoked

The Taipei District Court ordered Thursday that Chang Kang-wei (張綱維), chairman of Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT), be detained and held incommunicado on charges of fraud and embezzlement. The...

Taiwan revokes Far Eastern Air Transport’s operating license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Transportation announced Friday (Jan. 31) it was revoking the operating license for Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT), the airline which suspended its flight...

Taiwan’s CAA agrees to discuss revival of Far Eastern Air Transport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) confirmed Saturday (December 14) it had received a request from troubled Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) to resume its services,...

Over 500 Taiwan passengers still stranded overseas by FAT's sudden flight suspensions

Update: 12:20 p.m. FAT Chairman Chang Kang-wei (張綱維) said at a press event on Friday (Dec. 13) that the company is not, in fact, suspending its operations and that it will obtain sufficient capital...

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Air Transport suspends all flights from Dec.13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second time in its history, Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) announced it was suspending flights from Friday (December 13). The sudden announcement on Thursday (...

Taiwan's Far Eastern airlines announces fleet upgrade and new crew uniforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) airline held a press conference on Aug. 12 to introduce new uniforms for their flight attendants. The company also announced...

FAT calls for TransAsia restructuring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Far Eastern Air Transport Chairman Chang Kang-wei joined the debate about the future of TransAsia Airways Friday by calling for its restructuring by the nation’s two...