Taiwan's StarLux launches first flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three years of planning and preparation, Taiwan's newly established StarLux Airlines launched its first flights on Thursday (Jan. 23), the first day of the week-...

AP PHOTOS: After Auschwitz, survivors still bear witness

Seventy-five years after the killing stopped at Auschwitz, the survivors still bear witness, and many observe the rising hatred and anti-Semitism in the world today with a sense of deep disquiet. ...

Auschwitz survivor who was just 2 at liberation nurses scars

MUNICH (AP) — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz. Although she has no...

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...

Chairman of Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to pilot maiden flight during CNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — StarLux Airlines Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) will pilot the start-up’s maiden flight himself on Jan. 23, the first day of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday. C...

Taiwan airlines avoid Iran airspace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to rising U.S.-Iran tensions following the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, Taiwan flight carriers have modified their routes to avoid entering the airspace o...

Taiwan’s CAL to launch direct flights to Thai city of Chiang Mai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) announced on Monday (Jan. 6) it would start operating direct flights to Chiang Mai in June, eyeing a bigger share of the growing touris...

Taiwan’s EVA Air to sue passenger for injuring crew on flight from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air has said it would sue a passenger on a flight from Hong Kong who threw a plate on the floor and injured a crew member, reports said Saturday (Jan. 4). Just befo...

Taiwan's EVA Air listed as 3rd safest in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's EVA Air has been selected as the third safest international airline of 2020 by AirlineRatings.com, the airline product rating website announced Thursday (Jan....

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 27, the 361st day of 2019. There are four days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 27, ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air rolls out AI chatbot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s leading carrier EVA Air is riding the wave of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies with the launch of a new customer service robot — EVA. EVA ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 24, the 358th day of 2019. There are seven days left in the year. This is Christmas Eve. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019

A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the manufactured innocence of the 1950s. A self-made billionaire who rose from a childho...

Taiwan’s EVA Air to launch regular flights to Da Nang, Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just about a month before rival StarLux Airlines launches its maiden flight to Da Nang, EVA Air announced it was turning its charter flights to the Vietnamese city into re...

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...