Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to lose money for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan International Airport Corporation (TIAC) will lose NT$1.3 billion (US$44.33 million) this year, the first loss in its history, because of the Wuhan coronavirus (CO...

International travelers can start transferring through Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) on Wednesday (June 24) announced that international airline passengers can transfer through Taiwan, but will only be allowed to...

Taiwan considers relaxing ban on transit passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government is considering ending the ban on transit passengers, though they will still be barred from spending the night at the airport and would have to leave within ...

Taoyuan Airport sees 7,800 passengers a day, fewer than during SARS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Border Affairs Corps (BAC) said on Sunday (March 22) that Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport served about 7,800 passengers on Saturday, less than the aver...

Taipei airport swarmed by confused foreigners after Taiwan entry ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the first day of a ban on foreign visitors went into effect on Thursday (March 19) the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) was swarmed with thousands of foreign ...

Taoyuan mayor bolsters Taiwan airport businesses against Wuhan virus fallout

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) made a plea for special consideration of airport businesses as the legislature discusses a bail-out next week aimed to prop up industri...

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-...

Taiwan Taoyuan airport observation deck to close for 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently opened observation deck at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will close for three days from Christmas due to safety considerations, reports said Friday (De...

Construction on Taiwan Taoyuan Airport Terminal 3 to begin in May 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the decision to ax the previous design proposed for Terminal 3 of the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, it was announced on Friday (Oct. 18) that the airport...

Taiwan to drop Taoyuan Airport Terminal 3 design due to lack of bidders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Transportation will drop plans for an artistic ceiling at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 because the design is too expensive and h...

TRA trains in N. Taiwan canceled as Typhoon Mitag looms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced a partial shutdown of many of its lines, going into effect this afternoon (Sept. 30) as the periphery of Typhoon Mitag b...

144 flights canceled at Taiwan Taoyuan Airport as Typhoon Mitag nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Mitag bears down on northern Taiwan, 144 flights have been canceled at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for this evening (Sept. 30). At 1:15 p.m. tod...

450 flights disrupted at Taiwan Taoyuan airport due to Typhoon Lekima

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the southern periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan, 450 flights have been canceled or delayed at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. As of 8 a.m. this ...

Underfunded Terminal 3 at Taoyuan Intl. Airport at risk of design revision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Construction on Taoyuan International Airport’s third terminal began in 2017, with an expected completion date of 2023. However, reports indicate that the complexity...

Concrete blocks, ceiling tiles fall in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Concrete blocks and ceiling tiles suddenly fell in an entrance hall of the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Monday evening (July 15), but no injuries were reported. A...