Taiwan rolls out bailout plan for airline industry amid coronavirus crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan is expected to flesh out a bailout plan by the end of the week to help the aviation industry weather the coronavirus outbreak. Chunghwa Post Co...

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 airlines to receive government loans to ease impact of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Monday (March 16) that the government is planning to provide financial aid, such as project loans, to reduce ...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to suspend Penang flights amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s youngest airline, StarLux Airlines, will suspend flights to the Malaysian city of Penang barely a month after its launch due to the coronavirus, reports sai...

Taiwan's Starlux delays first flights to Cebu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan startup Starlux Airlines announced on Wednesday (Feb. 12) its launch of flights between Taiwan and Cebu in the Philippines would be changed from April 6 to July 1. ...

China Airlines halts new recruit training due to Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines has put off plans for new recruits to get on board as it gauges the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak that has taken a toll on air travel. Around ...

Taiwan's StarLux halts all flights to Macau over virus concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei-based StarLux Airlines announced on Monday (Feb. 3) the cancellation of all flights to and from Macau between Feb. 8 and March 28 amid the spread of China’s c...

Vietnam, Italy reject flights from Taiwan due to virus scare

Feb. 1 20:04 Update: Taoyuan International Airport Co. told media on Saturday evening that the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam has removed its border control against Taiwan but it remains on ...

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-...

Taiwan’s China Airlines cancels February flights to Wuhan amid virus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China Airlines (CAL) has canceled flights between Taiwan and Wuhan, the city at the center of the current coronavirus outbreak, for the period Feb. 10-27, reports said Wed...

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...

StarLux Airlines chief deletes comments about Taiwan helicopter crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — StarLux Airlines Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) has deleted an online comment saying that whoever scheduled so many senior military officers to fly together in one helicopte...

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...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines is looking for 300 recruits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – About a month before its scheduled maiden flight, StarLux Airlines is looking to recruit 300 employees in 67 job categories, reports said Tuesday (December 17). The new...