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StarLux worst-hit Taiwan airline in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Faced with losses of NT$6.12 billion (US$218.88 million) so far this year, StarLux Airlines will need to make a capital increase next year, at the request of the Civil Aer...

Taiwanese aviation school delves into sightseeing air tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first of two new aircraft introduced by Apex Flight Academy arrived at Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 16), a milestone in the company’s...

Travelers flying to Taiwan's outer islands no longer need PCR testing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Travelers departing from five airports in Taiwan no longer need to undergo PCR testing to fly to the country's outer islands. The Civil Aeronautics Administration (...

Taiwan's Delta-positive pilot likely contracted virus in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Oct. 8) confirmed that a China Airlines pilot diagnosed with COVID-19 is infected with the Delta variant and...

2 Taipei schools cancel classes due to CAL pilot breakthrough case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Classes have been canceled for 56 students at two elementary schools in Taipei City after a pilot and mother of two students was confirmed to have suffered a breakthrough ...

China Airlines pilot punished for violating Taiwan quarantine, EVA flight attendant affair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A China Airlines pilot has been slapped with three demerits for violating his quarantine on multiple occasions, as well as allowing a flight attendant to sleep over in his...

Taiwan’s Apex Flight Academy to offer air tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apex Flight Academy, the only professional flight training organization in Taiwan, is planning to expand its horizons before the end of the year by introducing new planes ...

Taiwan bans home quarantine for airline crews to stop delta variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to stop the delta variant from entering the country, arriving airline crews will no longer be allowed to quarantine at home from Saturday (Aug. 28). Taiwan...

Only Taitung residents can hitch ride at this year's Taiwan balloon festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only Taitung County residents will be allowed to ride in the hot air balloons at this year’s Taiwan International Balloon Festival, while residents from other munici...

Over 100 Taiwan nationals repatriated from Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 120 Taiwanese expats who had been stranded in Indonesia due to the severe COVID situation in the Southeast Asian nation arrived in Taiwan Sunday night (Aug. ...

Taiwan tightening COVID rules for flight crews despite dwindling local cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is implementing stricter COVID-19 rules for flight crews of airlines registered in the country, signaling tightened border controls in the months ahead. Starting...

Taiwan’s China Airlines completes 1st round of COVID vaccination of pilots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All pilots working for China Airlines (CAL) have received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, while 95 percent of their colleagues at rival EVA Air have done so, reports sa...

Man wearing jetpack seen flying over central Taiwan

Update: 05/12 09:19 a.m. A netizen surnamed Huang (黃) told CNA Tuesday evening that the "man wearing a jetpack" was actually a life-size iron man balloon, which he spotted in the sky in T...

UNI Air plane makes emergency landing in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A UNI Air aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in Taipei Monday morning (May 10) after two of its tires ruptured. UNI Air Flight B79091 took off from Taipei...

Taiwan fines Novotel airport hotel over COVID violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Novotel hotel at the center of a domestic coronavirus cluster was fined NT$1.27 million (US$45,660) for violating basic quarantine rules, reports said Saturday (May 8)...