Tigerair Taiwan abandons plans for Valentine’s ‘pretend tours abroad’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the popularity of “pretend tours abroad” during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Tigerair Taiwan has abandoned plans for two such flights to ...

Pleasure flights launched by Taiwanese airlines sell out instantly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air and China Airlines have rolled out pleasure flights scheduled for Aug. 8, Father's Day, with both offerings enjoying instant sellouts. As a result of the co...

Tigerair Taiwan’s first flight to Penghu arrives Sunday morning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tigerair Taiwan’s first flight from Taipei to Penghu, which carried 180 passengers, was greeted by a spray of water when the aircraft arrived at Penghu Airport at 7:...

Tigerair takes supporting role in Taipei-Kinmen route until end of August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Tigerair Taiwan plane is lending support to passengers traveling between Taiwan's main island and Kinmen this summer, with the first flight arriving in Kinmen Airpor...

Scoot resumes Singapore-Taiwan flights

Budget airline Scoot resumed flights between Singapore and Taiwan starting Sunday, following a temporary suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Singaporean carrier, which suspended flights de...

Taiwan rolls out bailout plan for airline industry amid coronavirus crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government of Taiwan is expected to flesh out a bailout plan by the end of the week to help the aviation industry weather the coronavirus outbreak. Chunghwa Post Co...

Taiwan's Starlux delays first flights to Cebu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan startup Starlux Airlines announced on Wednesday (Feb. 12) its launch of flights between Taiwan and Cebu in the Philippines would be changed from April 6 to July 1. ...

Taiwan’s China Airlines to cut down on inflight service amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan top carrier China Airlines (CAL) and its affiliates Mandarin Airlines and Tigerair Taiwan will stop offering hot meals, cushions, blankets and newspapers on flights...

Taiwan’s China Airlines cancels February flights to Wuhan amid virus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China Airlines (CAL) has canceled flights between Taiwan and Wuhan, the city at the center of the current coronavirus outbreak, for the period Feb. 10-27, reports said Wed...

Six Taiwan-based airlines praised for disease prevention work

A total of six Taiwan-based international airlines were honored for their disease control and prevention strategies at a ceremony in Taipei Wednesday. The six airlines, Taiwan's China Airlines,...

Tigerair Taiwan cooperates with Jetstar on Dohop search platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Tigerair Taiwan and the Australian-based Jetstar Group announced a “virtual linkup” Wednesday (December 4) which will allow passengers on their various low-cost...

Budget airlines growing fast in Taiwan: CAA

Taipei (CNA) Travel volume with low-cost carriers (LCCs) in Taiwan saw a surge during the first seven months of 2019, posting a 15.6 percent growth year-on-year, according to the latest statistics rel...

Budget airline Tigerair Taiwan to add 15 planes in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The island’s only budget airline, Tigerair Taiwan, will buy seven Airbus A320neo jets and lease eight more, with delivery scheduled to start in 2021, reports said Sa...

Tigerair Taiwan to open new route flying to Palawan in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tigerair Taiwan announced Monday plans to inaugurate a new flight route between Taoyuan in Taiwan and the Philippine city of Puerto Princesa on Palawan Island starting Jun...

Pothole in runway delays 121 flights at Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport's south runway reopened Sunday after a pothole was discovered the previous day, causing delays to 121 flights. The flights were delayed by an average of 52 ...