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 EVA Air flight cancellations July 10-21 due to strike

According to information released by EVA Air, the number of flights canceled due to the flight attendant strike is estimated to reach 2,393 by July 21, a new record for Taiwan's air transportation...

Taiwan EVA Air captain calls for 'special meal' for anti-strike flight attendants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An EVA Air pilot has been relieved of his duties after he allegedly called for anti-strike flight attendants to be served a "special meal." EVA Air stated today (J...

Taiwan's EVA Air to fully resume all flights by July 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a grueling 17-day-long flight attendant strike officially ended on Saturday (July 6), EVA Air announced on Monday (July 8), that all flights will finally return to normal...

EVA Air strike ends without retribution against flight attendants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air and the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union ended their unprecedented 17-day strike in Taiwan on Saturday (July 6), while measures stipulated in the agreement will tak...

'EVA Air is like a crab': Strikers marching 27 km to Taiwan Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) are marching 27 kilometers to the Presidential Office Building on Friday (July 5), as their strike enters its 16th...

EVA Airlines strike could be a watershed moment for Taiwanese workers’ rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The ongoing EVA Airlines strike looks set to become a watershed moment in the history of workers’ rights in Taiwan. And so it should. At the time of writing, EVA Airli...

Video shows elderly man berate Taiwan's EVA Air flight attendants for striking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video surfaced on Sunday (June 30) of an elderly man berating EVA Air flight attendants for going on strike after they complained that his son had been taking photos of them wi...

Taiwan’s EVA Air to continue strike as talks break down

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Flight attendants at EVA Air have decided to continue their strike following failed negotiations with the company’s management that lasted for three hours on Saturday...

Flight attendants’ strike at Taiwan’s EVA Air on verge of ending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A meeting between representatives of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union and EVA Air Chairman Steve Lin (林寶水) Friday (June 28) afternoon might result in the signing of an ...

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's Eva Air 'flight attendants just carry trays, push carts': doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the Eva Air flight attendant strike enters its eighth day, a female physician has sparked debate online by saying that flight attendants "can only serve trays and push ...

Taiwan's EVA Air accuses union of blocking 100 flight attendants from returning to work

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the EVA Air flight attendants strike enters its sixth day, the airline Tuesday (June 25) accused the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union of withholding the ID's of up t...

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...

EVA Air strike drawn out, 24,000 to be affected on Sunday

Taipei, June 22 (CNA) -- A strike by EVA Airways flight attendants continued on Saturday, with the airline announcing that it will cancel 113 flights on Sunday, affecting roughly 24,000 passengers. ...