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...

MOFA to put stickers on e-passport to cover Dulles Airport image

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has decided to use stickers to cover the error it made in the newly updated Taiwan e-passport, which bears an image of Washington's Dulles International Airp...

Top 10 most popular Taiwan News articles in 2017

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the year 2017 comes to a close, it is time to look back at the most popular articles on Taiwan News in terms of web traffic this year.  In 2017, readers of Taiwan Ne...

Blackout hits Terminal Two at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – About 3,000 passengers booked on nine flights reportedly suffered delays due to a power outage at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal Two Friday. An i...

Fire at Taoyuan airport: Tractor towing JAL jet bursts into flames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pushback tractor towing a Japan Airlines (JAL) jet caught fire late last night (Dec. 20) at Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport, reported Apple Daily.  Af...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to spread a little Christmas cheer, Taoyuan International Airport invited Santa Claus and a few helpers to deliver season’s greetings and some gifts to trav...

10 millionth intl. visitor to Taiwan in 2017 gets a surprise welcome!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Dec. 12 at 11:40 a.m., the Taiwan Tourism Bureau along with representatives from China Airlines, and Taoyuan International Airport welcomed the arrival of 10 millionth ...

Air France to revive Taipei to Paris direct flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After 22 years of absence, Air France has confirmed that it will restore its direct Taipei to Paris service, starting in April of next year, according to a press release b...

Creepy Santa sighted on Taipei subway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens have been spooked by photos of a creepy Santa Claus mannequin seeming to ride the hauntingly empty Taoyuan Airport MRT solo, straight out a scene f...

Unisex public restrooms in Taoyuan Airport? Chairman: it's under consideration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When asked by Democratic Progressive Party legislator Chao Chunmi on whether unisex public restrooms will be installed in Taoyuan International Airport, Tseng Ta...

Taiwan's Taoyuan airport ranked 6th best in Asia for sleeping

Taipei, Nov. 8 -- Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has been listed this year at No. 6 among the best airports in Asia for sleeping, in an annual internet survey conducted by a Canada-based travel ...

Chinese national held at Taiwan Taoyuan airport for carrying undeclared cash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese passenger was held in the Taoyuan International Airport on Saturday for carrying US$100,000 in undeclared cash. The customs seized most of the cash leaving the person...