Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to lose money for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan International Airport Corporation (TIAC) will lose NT$1.3 billion (US$44.33 million) this year, the first loss in its history, because of the Wuhan coronavirus (CO...

Taiwan considers relaxing ban on transit passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government is considering ending the ban on transit passengers, though they will still be barred from spending the night at the airport and would have to leave within ...

Taiwan airport mulls closing terminal as passenger volume hits record low

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the number of passengers at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport recently hitting a record low — fewer than 1,000 people in a single day — the airport is ...

Taipei airport swarmed by confused foreigners after Taiwan entry ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the first day of a ban on foreign visitors went into effect on Thursday (March 19) the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) was swarmed with thousands of foreign ...

Record number of passengers expected at Taiwan airport during Lunar New Year

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport could see record passenger numbers between Jan. 17 and Feb. 4 because of Lunar New Year holiday travel, according to the airport management company. Average pas...

Taiwan Taoyuan airport observation deck to close for 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently opened observation deck at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will close for three days from Christmas due to safety considerations, reports said Friday (De...

Taiwan to drop Taoyuan Airport Terminal 3 design due to lack of bidders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Transportation will drop plans for an artistic ceiling at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 because the design is too expensive and h...

TRA trains in N. Taiwan canceled as Typhoon Mitag looms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced a partial shutdown of many of its lines, going into effect this afternoon (Sept. 30) as the periphery of Typhoon Mitag b...

144 flights canceled at Taiwan Taoyuan Airport as Typhoon Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Mitag bears down on northern Taiwan, 144 flights have been canceled at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for this evening (Sept. 30). At 1:15 p.m. tod...

Pothole in runway delays 121 flights at Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport's south runway reopened Sunday after a pothole was discovered the previous day, causing delays to 121 flights. The flights were delayed by an average of 52 ...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport suffers 2 blackouts in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Without warning, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport suddenly lost power twice this morning, trapping two passengers in terminal elevators. ...

Budget airlines, New Southbound Policy boosts traffic at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Passenger traffic at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport increased by 3.69 percent in 2018 to total 46.53 million passengers, reported CNA. The airport’s operato...

Taoyuan airport to double baggage drop-off kiosks by year end

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taoyuan International Airport Corp. (TIAC) said Friday it will double the number of baggage drop-off kiosks to 26 by the end of the year as part of a program to modernize airport...

Taiwan Transportation Minister asks for Taoyuan Airport Terminal 3 redesign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Transportation Minister Wu Hong-mo (吳宏謀) confirmed Saturday that he had ordered a redesign of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 due to fears of escalating ...

Three workers killed in mudslide near Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Three workers were pronounced dead after having been pulled from under a mudslide at a site near Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Tuesday afternoon. The men were moving t...