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...

EVA Air to launch direct flights to Phuket next year

EVA Air, one of Taiwan's largest carriers, announced Wednesday that it will start operating direct flights to the Thai island of Phuket next year, making it the only airline to fly directly betwee...

Taiwan’s EVA Air 8th best carrier in the world: Airline Ratings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air maintained its No.8 ranking in the list of the world’s best carriers according to AirlineRatings.com, while Air New Zealand pushed Singapore Airlines off the...

Taiwan's CAL, EVA Air rated as 5-star global airlines by APEX

Taiwan's two major carriers, China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Air, received a five-star rating in the category of global airlines at an award ceremony hosted in Singapore Tuesday by an international a...

International Air Transport Association opens training center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – International Air Transport Association's (IATA) training center was inaugurated in Taipei on Thursday (Nov. 14), helping connect the island nation’s aviation in...

Update: Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect books EVA Air flight to Taiwan

Update: 10/23 2 p.m. Reverend Canon Peter Koon Ho-ming (管浩鳴), an Anglican priest who visited Chan weekly while he was in jail, said that Chan would not fly to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23), reporte...

Taiwan's EVA Air begins flights to Da Nang, Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air announced that it commenced charter flights to Da Nang, Vietnam on Wednesday (Sept. 4) and that it will begin offering regular daily flights in December. EVA Air sai...

Vietjet to launch regular daily flights between Taiwan and Da Nang

Vietnamese budget carrier Vietjet Air announced Tuesday that it will begin operating regular flights between Taiwan and the coastal city of Da Nang in central Vietnam in December. Based on Vietnam&...

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...

After historic strike, Taiwan's EVA Air to resume normal operations from July 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After successfully negotiating an end to the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union strike earlier this month, EVA Air made a public statement on its LINE account today that...

EVA Air fined over passenger butt-wiping incident

Taipei, July 12 (CNA) EVA Air was fined NT$400,000 (US$12,780) by the Taoyuan City government Friday for failing to protect its employees from harassment following a case six months ago in which fligh...

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’s EVA Air sees 300 ground staff apply for flight attendant jobs after strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 300 employees of EVA Air have applied to leave their jobs on the ground and become flight attendants following the recent 20-day strike, the airline said Wednes...

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's EVA Air TFAU head sorry for 'pummeling' strikebreakers, 'adding something to entree' jokes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuo Chi-yen (郭芷嫣), flight attendant and director of Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), apologized today for making jokes about "pummeling" strikebreaking flight ...