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...

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....

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...

Striking EVA Air flight attendant jumps ship to join Taiwanese rival Starlux

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An EVA Air (長榮航空) flight attendant who had been taking part in a strike with her coworkers, has been found to have switched jobs to join upstart rival Starlux Airlines (星宇航空). ...

Taiwan's EVA Air flight attendants go on strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) and representatives of EVA Air failed to reach a consensus on the union's demands, the TFAU announced today that...

Taiwan's EVA Air No.1 cleanest airline in world: Skytrax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Skytrax, the UK's leading aviation service research agency, today listed Taiwan's EVA Air as being the No. 1 cleanest airline in the world, No. 1 for catering in econom...

Taiwan's EVA Air ranked 6th best airline in world by Skytrax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Skytrax, the UK's leading aviation service research agency, today listed Taiwan's EVA Air as the 6th best airline, the No. 1 cleanest in the world, and best for caterin...

Taiwan EVA Air flight attendants protest ahead of strike vote results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hundreds of EVA Air flight attendants protested outside the airline’s headquarters in Taipei Tuesday (June 4), just two days before the result of a strike vote was e...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines buys 17 Airbus A350 aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Recently established StarLux Airlines (星宇航空) will sign a contract this month to buy 17 Airbus A350 passenger aircraft, reports said Friday. StarLux was officially founded las...

New Taiwan airline targets transit passengers between U.S. and Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - StarLux Airlines (星宇航空) will target passengers traveling between the United States and Southeast Asia, as right now too few of them transit in Taiwan, company founder Chang Kuo-...

Taiwan's Evergreen Corp. opens new agency offices in 4 Latin American countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese freight company Evergreen Marine Corp. is expanding its operations into Central and South America this year following the recent opening of four new agency offic...

Taiwan's StarLux Airlines CEO to ink deal with Airbus for 17 aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The up and coming Taiwanese airline, StarLux, is preparing to make a big purchase to expand its fleet ahead of a start to commercial operations, with a deal from European ...

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....

Jackie Chan rumored to have bought late Taiwan tycoon’s private plane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan (成龍) bought the private plane of late Evergreen Group (長榮集團) founder Chang Yung-fa (張榮發), according to an unconfirmed report by the Chinese...

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 for the sta...