Taiwanese woman seen at airport carrying bag saying it has 'gun, bomb' inside 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A netizen in the U.S. shared a hilarious photo on social media showing a Taiwanese woman holding an astonishingly inappropriate bag for air travel at the Taoyuan International ...

New flight route between Taiwan and southern California officially opens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, March 26, US Congressman Ed Royce arrived in Taiwan with his wife Marie, flying on China Airlines’ inaugural flight from California’s San Bernadino&...

Operator aims to launch Taoyuan Airport MRT service by year-end

Taipei, Oct. 11 (CNA) The chairman of Taoyuan Metro Corp., which operates the mass rapid transit system that will link Taipei and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, said Tuesday that his comp...

Lee Ching-yu permitted to leave Taiwan to visit imprisoned husband in China  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), the wife of NGO worker Lee Ming-che (李明哲), was granted a one-time Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents (台灣人民來往大陸通行證) last week and departs ...

Taiwan's China Airlines opens direct flight from Taipei to Ontario, CA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Not only will China Airlines open a flight path between Taipei (TPE) and Ontario, California (ONT) on March 25, but the addition of yet another direct flight between the t...

Taiwan Taoyuan Airport 15th best in the world, No.1 for immigration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is the 15th best airport in the world, up six places from last year, while it is the best in the world for immigration, the Skytrax ai...

Osaka train decked out to celebrate anniversary of Taiwan's airport MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A train from Osaka, Japan's Nankai Line has been painted to celebrate the one year anniversary of Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport MRT and promote Japanese tourism to...

Taoyuan Airport MRT to expand operations

Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) Taoyuan Metro Corporation (TMC) announced Tuesday that from March, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TTIA) trains will run for longer to better meet the needs of an increasin...

Taiwan's Taoyuan Aerotropolis Project on track to begin in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taoyuan International Airport and the government are gearing up for a massive infrastructure expansion project set to begin in 2018; The Taoyuan Aerotropolis project. ...

Taiwan's aviation police seize over 97kg of ketamine

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A shipment containing more than 97 kilograms of ketamine, a fast-acting and powerful anesthetic often used as a date rape drug, was discovered on Friday at a courier facility near Taiw...

The Top 5 Short-Haul Destinations from Taiwan

Budget Airlines have exploded on the Taiwanese travel scene in a big way in recent years and had a big impact on the travel habits of both Taiwanese and ex-pats. Whereas before regular holidays overse...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport served 10 million too many passengers in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taoyuan International Airport served 45 million passengers in 2017, 10 million more passengers than the allowed capacity, according to the latest statistics of Taiwan’s Civ...

Taoyuan International Airport to launch nighttime taxi service for co-ride passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has announced that a nighttime co-ride taxi service is launching for passengers who arrive at the airport at midnight or later, C...

Taoyuan MRT signs training scheme with Taiwan university and high school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taoyuan Metro Corporation, which operates the Taoyuan Airport Mass Rapid Transit line, signed an agreement Tuesday with Kainan University and Ching Hua High School in ...

Latvia's airBaltic was the most punctual airline in the world in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The British aviation monitor organization OAG recently released their annual "Punctuality League" report, which assessed the performance of both airpor...