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Taiwan’s China Airlines recognized by S&P Global for sustainability focus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's flag carrier China Airlines has been recognized for its leading sustainability performance with a "Silver Class" distinction in The Sustainability Y...

Taiwan airline labor unions reject CAA COVID prevention plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The five main airline labor unions have rejected a proposal from the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) demanding long-haul airline crews sleep on board the airplane i...

DPP criticizes China Airlines’ Taiwan-themed cargo plane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers held a press conference on Wednesday (Dec. 16) to criticize the redesign of China Airlines’ cargo plane after photos of ...

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 EVA Air recognized as world's 2nd cleanest airline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan airline EVA Air has been recognized as the second cleanest airline in the world, by the U.K.-based Skytrax airline review agency. Skytrax released their most rec...

New Taiwan airline targets transit passengers between U.S. and Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - StarLux Airlines (星宇航空) will target passengers traveling between the United States and Southeast Asia, as right now too few of them transit in Taiwan, company founder Chang Kuo-...

Tigerair Taiwan in talks to fly to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based budget airline, Tigerair Taiwan has applied for a foreign air carrier permit with the Philippines' Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), and a hearing will take ...

Taiwanese airline FAT to accept bitcoin for ticket purchases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese domestic carrier Far Eastern Air Transport Taiwan Inc. (FAT) announced in a press release on Feb. 28 that the airline would begin accepting payment in Bitcoi...

New Taiwan airline StarLux could register by yearend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former EVA Airways (長榮航空) Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) could take the next step to register his new company, StarLux Airlines (星宇航空), by the end of the year following revi...

Taiwan airline pilots to face alcohol tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following incidents with pilots testing positive for alcohol, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) announced Friday that breathalyzer tests would become compulsory f...