DOT wants answers about Taiwan EVA Air flight attendant's 'add ingredients' joke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After an EVA Air flight attendant and union leader was fired for joking that she would "add ingredients" to a captain's entree, the U.S. Department of Transportat...

Taiwan's EVA Air axes TFAU head for 'adding something to entree' joke

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuo Chi-yen (郭芷嫣), flight attendant and director of Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), was reportedly dismissed today (July 11) by EVA Air for making a joke about "ad...

Taiwan EVA Air flight cancellations July 10-21 due to strike

According to information released by EVA Air, the number of flights canceled due to the flight attendant strike is estimated to reach 2,393 by July 21, a new record for Taiwan's air transportation...

Taiwan's EVA Air TFAU head sorry for 'pummeling' strikebreakers, 'adding something to entree' jokes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuo Chi-yen (郭芷嫣), flight attendant and director of Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), apologized today for making jokes about "pummeling" strikebreaking flight ...

Taiwan's EVA Air to fully resume all flights by July 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a grueling 17-day-long flight attendant strike officially ended on Saturday (July 6), EVA Air announced on Monday (July 8), that all flights will finally return to normal...

EVA Air sticks with lawsuit against union despite settlement

Taipei (CNA) -- EVA Airways said Monday (July 8) it will not drop an ongoing lawsuit against the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) in which it has alleged that the union illegally mobilized its f...

Taiwan's EVA Air flight attendants who skipped strike to get double pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After EVA Air and flight attendants signed an accord to end a 17-day strike on Saturday (July 6), company executives on Sunday (July 7) announced that those flight attendants w...

Striking EVA flight attendants urge Taiwan president to protect labor rights

TAIWAN (CNA) -- About 60 members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) on Friday marched from Taoyuan to Taipei to deliver a petition to the Presidential Office in Taipei, asking the president...

'EVA Air is like a crab': Strikers marching 27 km to Taiwan Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) are marching 27 kilometers to the Presidential Office Building on Friday (July 5), as their strike enters its 16th...

EVA Air and union's talks on Tuesday to focus on strike retaliation

EVA Air and the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) on Monday reaffirmed their stance on whether the flight attendants who left their position before the strike began on June 20 should be punished,...

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). ...

EVA strikers meet with company chairman for the first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taoyuan Flight Attendant’s Union (TFAU) attempted to engage with EVA Air management Friday (June 28) by sharing striking flight attendants feelings and stories with t...

Flight Attendants’ Union willing to negotiate, EVA pushes back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the EVA flight attendant strike rages on without concessions made by either party, the Taoyuan Flight Attendant’s Union (TFAU) has offered to soften their demands on t...

EVA Air sues union for 'illegally' striking

EVA Airways on Friday sued the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), alleging that it illegally mobilized its flight attendants to go on strike. The company asked for a compensation of NT$34 mill...

Taiwan’s EVA Air presses charges against flight attendants union over strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Air pressed charges against the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) on Friday (June 21) after more than 1,400 EVA Air flight attendants joined a strike that began at 2:1...