CAA rejects call from StarLux chief to ban A330 from Taipei Songshan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) on Saturday (July 4) rejected a demand by StarLux Airlines Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) to ban the Airbus A330 from Taipei Songs...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to double flights to Penang in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic showed signs of slowing down in Asia, StarLux Airlines announced it would double the frequency of its flights to Penang in Mal...

Taiwan’s Starlux Airlines may launch Okinawa flights as early as July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Starlux Airlines said on Tuesday (May 26) that it has obtained approval from Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to ope...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to recruit pilots amid coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines announced on Wednesday (May 20) plans to recruit new pilots amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that is taking a toll on the global av...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to resume flights to Macau and Penang in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s youngest airline, StarLux Airlines, which started operating as the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged, will resume its flights to Macau on June 1 and to M...

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...