China Eastern Airlines launches Taichung-Kunming flight route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China Eastern Airlines (中國東方航空) has launched the Taichung-Kunming flight route, with the first flight from Kunming (昆明) to Taichung and the return flight having taken plac...

17 passengers fined over weekend for smuggling meat into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 17 passengers have been fined for trying to bring meat products into Taiwan since stiffer fines have been put in place, announced the Bureau of Animal and Plant Heal...

Bangkok, Phnom Penh to launch direct flights to central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to attract more visitors from Southeast Asia to the Taichung World Flora Exposition, the city government has worked with private airlines to launch direct flights...

Air ambulances stationed in Taiwan’s Penghu inaugurated on August 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A brand new AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter carrying part of its medical flight crew took off from Taichung Airport in central Taiwan on Tuesday (July 31) morning and arrive...

Mandarin Airlines to begin daily flights from Taichung to Tokyo in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Mandarin Airlines (華信航空), a subsidiary of China Airlines (CAL), announced today that it will be launching direct daily flights from Taichung to Tokyo starting on J...

Taiwan IDF fighter jet blows tire at Taichung airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF, 經國號) jet blew a tire at Taichung’s Chingchuankang (清泉崗) Airport, causing problems for four civilian flights, reports said Thursda...

Korean airline T'Way now serves airports in Central and Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Korean budget airline T’Way Air announced on Monday Dec. 18 that it will be adding two new routes to Taiwan from its main hub of Incheon International Airport in...

Taiwan’s Taichung and Japan’s Chubu airports sign Sister Airport Agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taichung Airport has signed a “Sister Airport Agreement” with Japan’s Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya Thursday, with an aim to increase central ...

VietJet starts direct flights between Ho Chi Minh and Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Vietnam-based budget airline VietJet Air launched a new route on Sunday, linking Ho Chi Minh City with Taiwan’s Taichung City, as part of the Taiwan government’s &ld...

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...

Airport competition: Taichung aiming for upgrade of its airport to

Since a flash flood at Taoyuan International Airport disrupted services there in June, Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung has been pushing for the airport in his central city to be upgraded to an internatio...

Airport competiton: Taoyuan airport well-positioned to fend off rivals

After a spate of embarrassing incidents at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in June, including serious flooding and a power outage following heavy rains, Taichung saw an opportunity crack open. ...

Burkina Faso's Minister of Tranportation visits Taiwan

Burkina Faso’s Minister of Transport Souleymane Soulama and other officials are currently in Taiwan on a visit invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). They come to learn the Taiwan experien...

Airlines suspend 6 routes between Taichung Airport and China

Taipei, June 7 (CNA), a number of carriers have suspended their flights between Taichung Airport which lies in central Taiwan, and destinations in China. Airport director Chang Jui-shu said. "It was r...

Underground remittance ring busted

Taipei, Aug. 3 (CNA) The Bureau of Investigation reported Monday that it has cracked down on an underground remittance group, intercepting four suspects at airports who were about to smuggle more th...