Taiwan's StarLux to launch flights to Kuala Lumpur on Jan. 5

Taipei-based StarLux Airlines Co. announced on Friday (Nov. 27) that it will start flights to Kuala Lumpur on Jan. 5, 2021, thanks to increasing demand for business travel and good market prospects in...

Taiwan's China Airlines to shrink name on aircraft to avoid confusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines, Taiwan's leading international carrier, is reportedly planning to repaint its aircraft with Taiwan-themed images and display its name in a smaller font...

Taiwan's China Airlines encounters man flying with jet pack in Los Angeles skies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A crew member of Taiwan's China Airlines has reported sighting an individual flying in a jetpack above Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at an altitude of 1,828 ...

Taiwan airlines riding wave of pleasure flight popularity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Buoyed by the success of the pandemic-era pleasure flight programs, which saw tickets quickly sell out, Taiwan’s major airlines are riding the wave by launching more...

Beijing's threats against Czech senate president 'completely unacceptable': Prague mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visiting Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib has said Beijing's threats against the Senate President of the Czech Republic, Milos Vystrcil, are “completely unacceptable.&rd...

Taiwan legislature calls for China Airlines name change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's legislature on Wednesday (July 22) passed a proposal to have the transportation ministry present a phased approach to changing the name of Taiwan's nation...

Independence groups support having only ‘Taiwan’ on passport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-independence groups on Monday (July 20) called for changes to Taiwan’s passport, the name of China Airlines, and the country’s judicial system. Members ...

Taiwan airlines mobilize larger aircraft amid domestic travel surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As foreign travel has dwindled due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Uni Air added the Airbus A321 to service the route between Taipei and the southeastern cit...

Bloomberg blunders by mistaking Taiwanese airline for Chinese carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In yet another incident exemplifying why a name change is desperately needed, Bloomberg on Wednesday (June 3) mistook Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines (CAL) wi...

Taiwan can help, but can it help itself?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is constantly looking for recognition from the international community, but how can we as a country expect to be recognized when we continually give out mixed signa...

Pro-Trump ad mistakes Taiwan's CAL for Chinese airline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In yet another episode of Taiwan and its organizations being confused with China, a pro-Trump TV ad accidentally used an image of Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL) to repr...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan (Not Part of China) Airlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man created this meme of a China Airlines (CAL) jet with the name "Taiwan (Not Part of China) Airlines" as Taiwan mulls changing the name of the airli...

Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation open to changing China Airlines' name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines (CAL) gains international attention and confusion over its name grows, the head of the Ministry of Transportation and Commu...

Pilots of Taiwan's China Airlines confirmed to have Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan's Deputy Transport Minister Wang Kwo-tsai (王國材) on Wednesday (March 25) confirmed reports that two China Airlines cargo plane pilots have tested positive for Wuh...

Taiwan airlines refuse passengers with fever, require masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Air will turn away passengers with a fever and require others to wear a mask during flights, except for meal times, to prevent the Wuhan coron...