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...

Military charter flight safely lands in Taiwan's Dongsha Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military chartered UNI Air flight has landed in Taiwan’s Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) after taking off from Kaohsiung early Monday morning (Oct. 26). ...

Taiwan-based EVA Air and China Airlines to open flights from Taipei to Bangkok

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based EVA Air on Sunday (Oct. 25) will begin taking passengers on two weekly flights from Taipei to Bangkok after Thailand conditionally opened its borders, and Tai...

Eva Air rolls out charter service amid pandemic downturn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As passenger demand for air travel shrank by nearly 75 percent for the first half of the year amid the pandemic, a Taiwanese air carrier is offering private charter servic...

China to require Taiwan arrivals to submit negative coronavirus test results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China will require all passengers arriving from Taiwan to submit negative results from a nucleic-acid COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to departure. According ...

Taiwan airlines riding wave of pleasure flight popularity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Buoyed by the success of the pandemic-era pleasure flight programs, which saw tickets quickly sell out, Taiwan’s major airlines are riding the wave by launching more...

Palau to open tourism exclusively to Taiwanese travelers in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau is planning to open up for tourism next month starting with Taiwan, Palauan Ambassador to Taiwan Dilmei Louisa Olkeriil told Taiwan News on Tuesday (Aug. 25). As ...

EVA Air flight draws thumbs-up sign on Taiwan map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An EVA Air pilot flew a route that formed a thumbs-up sign on a map to show his support for medical staff battling the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reports said ...

Most transit passengers in Taiwan travel between Southeast Asia, North America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since a ban on transit passengers ended in June, most of them traveled between Southeast Asia and North America, data from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport showed Thur...

StarLux launches air travel tour to Taiwan's Dongsha Islands

Taipei-based StarLux Airlines Co. on Friday launched a "pretend tour abroad" to the Taiwan-controlled Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) in the northern part of the South China Sea. T...

Pleasure flight launched by Taiwan’s StarLux flies off the shelves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tickets for the limited-edition pleasure flight launched by Taiwan’s start-up StarLux Airlines sold out as soon as they went on sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 4). ...

Pleasure flights launched by Taiwanese airlines sell out instantly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air and China Airlines have rolled out pleasure flights scheduled for Aug. 8, Father's Day, with both offerings enjoying instant sellouts. As a result of the co...

CAA approves EVA Air’s pleasure cruise around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Wednesday (July 29) approved EVA Airways’ application for a special flight route around the island to take p...

Taiwan’s EVA Air wins 5 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even amid the pandemic, EVA Air has once again been recognized by global travelers in the Travelers’ Choice awards, which were announced by Tripadvisor on Monday (Ju...

Taiwan's new US envoy arrives in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s new U.S. representative, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), on Friday (July 24) posted on Facebook that she had safely arrived in the U.S. She boarded an EVA Air fligh...