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. ...

EVA Air sues union for 'illegally' striking

EVA Airways on Friday sued the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), alleging that it illegally mobilized its flight attendants to go on strike. The company asked for a compensation of NT$34 mill...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to launch first flights January 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei-headquartered StarLux Airlines (星宇航空) announced plans to operate its first flights in January 2020, with tickets available as early as December. The company is w...

Taiwan's Eva Air casts doubt on Flight Attendants Union ahead of strike vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After several negotiations with EVA Airways Corp. fell through, the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union have decided to hold a strike vote, a plan which the airline says is “...

Taiwan's EVA Air refuses to accept union’s demands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a series of negotiations between EVA Airways Corp. and the airline’s flight attendants union fell through, the union decided on Thursday (April 25) to hold a s...

Unruly American passenger who traumatized Taiwanese stewardess dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Given the anxiety in Taiwan about a possible return of a controversial American passenger in May, EVA Air announced today that the passenger had recently died in Thailand. E...

StarLux Airlines opens extensive recruitment in preparation for first launch by 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's latest registered air carrier, StarLux Airlines (星宇航空), announced on Dec. 18 that it is opening an extensive recruitment for 200 vacancies in various position...

Taiwan’s newest airline ramps-up pilot training and recruitment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s newest airline, StarLux Airlines, will begin training its founding group of 20 pilots in the U.S. next year and launch another pilot recruitment drive, repo...

Taoyuan airport to double baggage drop-off kiosks by year end

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taoyuan International Airport Corp. (TIAC) said Friday it will double the number of baggage drop-off kiosks to 26 by the end of the year as part of a program to modernize airport...

StarLux Airlines flight operations center starts construction in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following a deal from European plane manufacturer Airbus, the newly established Taiwanese carrier StarLux has started construction of its global flight operations center in Taoy...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to launch baggage drop-off service in October

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will soon launch time-saving baggage drop-off services that have proven popular around the world, an executive at Taoyuan International Airport Corp. (TIAC) said F...

Taiwanese pilots threaten to strike if working conditions not improved

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A group of Taiwanese pilots threatened to strike if the two largest airlines in the country do not offer them better working conditions, a pilots’ labor union said Tue...

Taiwan takes precautions as tension escalates over pilot strike

Transportation authorities said Saturday that they have taken precautions in the possibility of a strike by pilots of the nation's two major airlines, while the pilot union said it will launch a r...

Tropical Storm Ampil causes flight disruptions at Taoyuan Airport, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Tropical Storm Ampil passes to the north of Taiwan on July 21, a number of flights between Taiwan, Japan and central/northern China have been affected. A total of 10...

U.S.-bound passengers subject to extra security checks: Taiwan CAA

Passengers flying to the United States will be subject to additional security examinations from June 30 following a new U.S. policy that regulates the amount of powdered products passengers can carry ...