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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...

Taiwan's China Airlines fined NT$1 million for breaking COVID rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines, the state-owned carrier, has been fined NT$1 million (US$35,850) by the Civil Aeronautics Administration for failing to comply with COVID-19 epidemic preve...

Video shows mystery helicopter illegally land in New Taipei neighborhood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) is investigating an incident in which an unregistered helicopter was spotted landing and taking off in a residential area ...

'ICAO should not leave Taiwan behind': transportation minister

Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) reiterated Monday that Taiwan should not be left out of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and is working hard to gain membership. As a...

Woman shouts 'bomb' on Hong Kong Airlines plane in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A flight from Taipei to Hong Kong was delayed by four hours on Thursday (Oct. 24) after a Hong Kong woman shouted that there was a bomb on the aircraft. As passengers a...

DOT wants answers about Taiwan EVA Air flight attendant's 'add ingredients' joke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an EVA Air flight attendant and union leader was fired for joking that she would "add ingredients" to a captain's entree, the U.S. Department of Transportat...

Taiwan's EVA Air axes TFAU head for 'adding something to entree' joke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuo Chi-yen (郭芷嫣), flight attendant and director of Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), was reportedly dismissed today (July 11) by EVA Air for making a joke about "ad...

Taiwan-based EVA trying to arrange flights for 105,700 customers as strike drags on

An ongoing strike by flight attendants of EVA Air will result in the cancelation of 911 flights June 24-28, which will affect more than 100,000 of its passengers who had previous bookings for that per...

Transportation, labor ministers divided on issue of strike notice

The ministers of transportation and labor expressed divergent views Saturday on whether Taiwan should introduce a law to stipulate that aviation workers must give notice if they plan to strike. The...

Taiwanese man faces 5-year prison sentence for live-streaming jet takeoff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese vlogger could be facing serious consequences for violating the Civil Aviation Act (民用航空法) after he live-streamed a Mandarin Airlines jet takeoff last week, announce...

Man who claimed to be carrying a bomb at airport detained

A man was detained on Saturday by the Aviation Police Bureau after claiming he was carrying a bomb when undergoing a security check at the airport. The 60-year old Taiwan national, surnamed Chen, w...

Airlines need to inform bankruptcy situation to authorities 60 days in advance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—TransAsia Airway's (復興航空) abrupt disbanding last November impacted the rights of passengers and shareholders, leading the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) to intro...

TransAsia demise throws shadow over travel sector

Within the space of just two days, Taiwan’s third airline, TransAsia Airways, announced first that it was suspending services for just one day, and then that it had decided to go out of business...

Premier rules out government takeover of TransAsia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – There is no legal basis for a government takeover of TransAsia Airways after it announced a shutdown, Premier Lin Chuan said Wednesday. The 65-year-old airline ...