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...

Travel from Taiwan to Vietnam remains difficult under current restrictions: CECC

Travel from Taiwan to Vietnam remains difficult as the Southeast Asian country still has strict border control measures in place, affecting even repatriation of illegal Vietnamese workers, an official...

Taiwan's CAL, union to negotiate salary cuts at all levels

State-controlled China Airlines (CAL) will negotiate salary cuts at all levels with its employees on Monday, the corporate union confirmed Saturday, as COVID-19 has brought the airline industry to a v...

Founder of Taiwan's StarLux Airlines wins bitter inheritance battle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court in Taiwan has ruled StarLux Airlines founder Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) is entitled to around NT$14 billion (US$464 million) after a bitter family inheritance battle invo...

China Airlines offers refund for passengers affected by Wuhan virus

China Airlines (CAL), one of Taiwan's largest carriers, announced Saturday that overseas customers who have booked flights between Jan. 20 and April 30 but are barred from entering the country due...

Taiwanese airlines worried about reports of Italian flight ban over coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese airlines were investigating reports Friday (Jan. 31) evening that Italy had banned all flights from China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan amid growing fears of the...

Taiwanese airlines cancel flights to Manila due to volcanic eruption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's two major air carriers, China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA), have canceled all flights between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) and Manila Ni...

New Taiwan airline StarLux sells out of tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly established Taiwan-based StarLux Airlines was featured on the CNN website on Wednesday (Dec. 18) — in addition to the dramatic story of its founder Chang K...

StarLux Airlines to start selling tickets next week

The president of StarLux Airlines Co. Ltd., a newly established Taiwan-based international carrier, said the carrier will start to sell tickets next week before launching services in January. Ho Ch...

Video shows first StarLux A321neo land in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first aircraft of the fledgling Taiwanese airline StarLux Airlines, an Airbus A321neo jet (B-58201), arrived in Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 28). StarLux founder and CEO ...

Typhoon Hagibis causes Taiwan-Japan flight disruptions

Airlines operating flights between Taiwan and Japan announced service disruptions Friday due to Typhoon Hagibis, which is heading towards eastern Japan. China Airlines said its flight CI0159 from O...

Taiwan-based StarLux Airlines to begin selling tickets for flights from December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Taiwan-based carrier StarLux Airlines (星宇航空) will begin selling tickets for its first flights as early as mid-December. The new airline will begin operating fli...

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 Ai...

EVA Air sticks with lawsuit against union despite settlement

Taipei (CNA) -- EVA Airways said Monday (July 8) it will not drop an ongoing lawsuit against the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) in which it has alleged that the union illegally mobilized its f...

Striking EVA flight attendants urge Taiwan president to protect labor rights

TAIWAN (CNA) -- About 60 members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) on Friday marched from Taoyuan to Taipei to deliver a petition to the Presidential Office in Taipei, asking the president...