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StarLux Airlines chairman takes over leadership at Taiwan’s Uni Air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — StarLux Airlines Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) has been appointed chairman of Uni Air following a leadership change at the Evergreen Group, reports said Thursday (April 14)...

‘Taiwan and Japan are not friends, we are family members’: Deputy defense minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s deputy minister for defense, Yasuhide Nakayama, made a surprise drop in via remote call to a conference on Japan-Taiwan relations held at the Chang Yung-fa F...

Taiwan's NextGen seeks to expand nation's soft power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In just five years, Taiwan NextGen Foundation (NextGen) has made a name for itself as a policy research powerhouse in the nation’s political and diplomatic circles. ...

Taiwan High Court handles appeal against will of Evergreen Group founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Thursday (Oct. 29) began hearings in the appeal by a son of late Evergreen Group founder Chang Yung-fa (張榮發) against a decision in favor of StarLu...

Founder of Taiwan's StarLux Airlines wins bitter inheritance battle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court in Taiwan has ruled StarLux Airlines founder Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) is entitled to around NT$14 billion (US$464 million) after a bitter family inheritance battle invo...

Taiwan's StarLux halts all flights to Macau over virus concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei-based StarLux Airlines announced on Monday (Feb. 3) the cancellation of all flights to and from Macau between Feb. 8 and March 28 amid the spread of China’s c...

Taiwan's StarLux launches first flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three years of planning and preparation, Taiwan's newly established StarLux Airlines launched its first flights on Thursday (Jan. 23), the first day of the week-...

Chairman of Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to pilot maiden flight during CNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — StarLux Airlines Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) will pilot the start-up’s maiden flight himself on Jan. 23, the first day of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday. C...

New Taiwan airline StarLux sells out of tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly established Taiwan-based StarLux Airlines was featured on the CNN website on Wednesday (Dec. 18) — in addition to the dramatic story of its founder Chang K...

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...

Striking EVA Air flight attendant jumps ship to join Taiwanese rival Starlux

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An EVA Air (長榮航空) flight attendant who had been taking part in a strike with her coworkers, has been found to have switched jobs to join upstart rival Starlux Airlines (星宇航空). ...

Taiwan EVA Air flight attendants protest ahead of strike vote results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hundreds of EVA Air flight attendants protested outside the airline’s headquarters in Taipei Tuesday (June 4), just two days before the result of a strike vote was e...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines buys 17 Airbus A350 aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Recently established StarLux Airlines (星宇航空) will sign a contract this month to buy 17 Airbus A350 passenger aircraft, reports said Friday. StarLux was officially founded las...

New Taiwan airline targets transit passengers between U.S. and Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - StarLux Airlines (星宇航空) will target passengers traveling between the United States and Southeast Asia, as right now too few of them transit in Taiwan, company founder Chang Kuo-...

Upcoming events in Taipei Sept. 7 to Sept. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There are a lot of interesting events happening around Taipei between Sept. 7 and Sept. 16. If you're looking for music, good food and drink, or just looking to explore Tai...