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 ...

Taiwan StarLux Airlines founding chairman hits scooter with BMW

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The founding chairman of StarLux Airlines (星宇航空), Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒), hit a scooter with his wife’s BMW Saturday morning, according to media reports. Last May 8,...

Former EVA chairman launches Starlux Airlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former EVA Airways Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) on Tuesday officially presented his new airline, Starlux Airlines (星宇航空), declaring flights to Japan as his first priority....

Taiwan's StarLux airlines receives MOTC permit, will start operations in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – StarLux Airlines, set up by former EVA Airways Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒), has applied for official registration as a company with the Ministry of Economic Affairs ...

Taiwanese celebrity parents apologize for son's school shooting threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The celebrity parents of An Tso Sun (孫安佐), the Taiwanese exchange student charged with allegedly making terrorist threats, issued an official apology to the public yesterday af...

Parents of Taiwanese student arrested over school threats fly to U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Entertainers Sun Peng (孫鵬) and Di Ying (狄鶯) left on a flight to New York Friday evening in an effort to help their only son, who has been arrested after making threats of ...

Boeing anticipates 787-10 Dreamliner release in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Boeing Market Analysis and Sales Support Managing Director, Darren Hulst is in Taiwan this week to reveal the company’s strong continued Asian presence and...

StarLux set to apply for license to operate as air carrier: spokesman

Taipei (CNA)  StarLux Airlines, a company that is being set up by former EVA Airways Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒), will apply later this month for a business license in Taiwan, a spokesman f...

EVA flight attendants demand proper rest time in sit-in protest

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Flight attendants of Taiwanese airline EVA Airways on Sunday staged a sit-in protest to demand proper rest time between shifts, accusing the carrier of refusing to address the issue of...

Taiwan seeks Canada backing for inclusion in CPTPP entry talks

President Tsai Ing-wen (right) receives Canada MP Robert Nault Jan. 9 at the Office of the President in Taipei City. (Courtesy of Office of the President) President Tsai Ing-wen called on Canada to...