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Fans praise resumed F-16 flights after fighter's disappearance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fans of the F-16 Fighting Falcon expressed support for the Air Force Thursday (Dec. 3), when the jets resumed flying after a two-week hiatus resulting from the disappearan...

Taiwan president commemorates 100 years of Air Force

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday evening (Nov. 29) stated via Facebook that Sunday marked the 100th birthday of the Republic of China Air Force. In her post, Tsai...

Crew chief from crashed Taiwan F-16 dies by suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The crew chief from the same unit as the F-16 fighter that disappeared from radar screens last week took his own life on Sunday (Nov. 22). At 6:07 p.m. on Nov. 17, Colo...

Taiwan F-16 fighter jet disappears from radar screen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Air Force has confirmed it lost contact with one of its F-16 fighter jets, which disappeared from radar screens Tuesday night (Nov. 17) during a training se...

Taiwan provides bone marrow to Singaporean leukemia patient amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Medical staff from Taiwan's Tzu Chi Hospital in April were able to complete an extremely difficult task of delivering donated bone marrow to a leukemia patient from Si...

CAA warns of flight delays Wednesday due to military maneuvers

Taipei, Oct. 9 (CNA) Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Tuesday cautioned against possible flight delays on Wednesday morning because of acrobatic maneuvers and drills being perfor...

Govt. to remove aircraft landing fees to boost tourism in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Transportation Ministry is planning not to charge aircraft landing fees at the airports in Hualien and Taitung in hopes of boosting local tourism. Eastern Taiwan...

Singapore sends C-130 Hercules transport aircraft to Hualien

Singapore (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of a deadly magnitude 6.0 quake which struck eastern Taiwan on Feb. 6 and caused four buildings to collapse in Hualien, Singapore is reportedly sending a crew on...

Orient Thai Airlines will begin direct Bangkok- Hualien charter flights on July 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) Direct charter flights of Orient Thai Airlines between Hualien and Bangkok will begin on July 2. Recently, Hualien Conuty Magistrate, Fu Kun-qi (傅崐萁) met with the Air Force...

Taiwan’s UNI Air to launch Taipei-Hualien service from Feb. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s UNI Air (立榮航空) will launch Taipei-Hualien service with two flights a day on Feb. 16. The website of UNI Air, a Taiwan’s domestic and regional subsidiary o...

Chinese passenger volume drops at most Taiwan airports in July

Taipei, Aug. 19 (CNA) With the number of tourists from China traveling to Taiwan on the decline, the number of Chinese visitors who arrived at and departed from the nation's airports, with the excepti...

First Hong Kong-Hualien charter fight arrives

The first of 10 direct charter flights offered from Hong Kong to Hualien in eastern Taiwan over the summer arrived Wednesday, carrying 168 Hong Kong tourists. Hualien county government officials an...