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Taiwanese airline stocks rise on vaccination travel to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stocks of major Taiwanese airlines surged Thursday (June 3) as more Taiwanese and Taiwanese Americans flew to the U.S. to get vaccinated and escape Taiwan's coronaviru...

Taiwanese airline allows passengers to fly to China despite positive COVID test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least two passengers who tested positive for COVID-19 succeeded in boarding a UNI Air flight from Taiwan to China's Xiamen, reports said Thursday (June 3). The a...

Taiwan's 7-Eleven to offer meals from StarLux Airlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese will soon have the luxury of enjoying airplane meals and snacks on terra firma, as StarLux Airlines is planning to make some of its popular menu items available ...

Taiwan flight attendant couple caught breaking quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two flight attendants for Taiwan's China Airlines were caught violating quarantine after returning to the country from work in late February. On Friday (March 19), ...

Taiwan’s China Airlines ready to fly COVID vaccines into country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines (CAL) is ready to fly coronavirus vaccines into Taiwan even though it has not yet received orders to do so, reports said Thursday (Feb. 25). The country ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air ranked 9th, 6th safest airline in 2021 by two groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Airways announced on Tuesday (Jan. 19) that it was ranked ninth among the world’s top 20 safest airlines in 2021 by the German Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation...

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 ...

Photos of China Airlines' first Taiwan-designed cargo plane released

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pictures of China Airlines' newly redesigned Boeing 777 Freighter with the word “CARGO” written on the front section of the fuselage and an image of Taiwan...

BBC bungles Chinese airline photo with Taiwanese carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A botched photo by the BBC showing Taiwan's national airline instead of a Chinese carrier, which appeared on Friday (Dec. 11), is intensifying calls by the Taiwanese p...

Taiwan's EVA Air fires flight attendant for skipping quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A flight attendant for EVA Air was reportedly terminated last month for breaking quarantine after returning to Taiwan from work. On Thursday (Dec. 3), news broke that a...

Taiwan-themed imagery to be added to new China Airlines 777

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's flag carrier China Airlines received its first Boeing 777 Freighter on Tuesday night (Dec. 1) as it touched down at Taoyuan International Airport. The new ...

Taiwan’s EVA Air wins 5 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Even amid the pandemic, EVA Air has once again been recognized by global travelers in the Travelers’ Choice awards, which were announced by Tripadvisor on Monday (Ju...

Taiwan’s China Airlines to resume flights to New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines (CAL) announced Wednesday (July 15) that it would resume flights to New York by the end of the month following an interruption caused by the Wuhan coronavir...

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's StarLux launches first flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After three years of planning and preparation, Taiwan's newly established StarLux Airlines launched its first flights on Thursday (Jan. 23), the first day of the week-...