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 ...

Tigerair Taiwan passengers stuck on flight from Japan for one hour after landing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After its return from the Japanese island of Hokkaido, a Tigerair Taiwan flight was stuck on the tarmac at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for one hour unable to let passen...

Tigerair Taiwan to launch direct flights to Boracay in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Tigerair Taiwan, the budget affiliate of China Airlines, will launch direct flights to and from the Philippines beach resort island of Boracay next April. The tiny island, in...

Taiwan Tigerair starts flying to Cebu in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Tigerair starts flights between the island of Cebu in the Philippines and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Saturday. The airline, a low-cost affiliate of China Air...

Taiwanese tourism to South Korea reaches 1 million milestone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time ever, the number of Taiwanese tourists to visit South Korea will exceed one million in a calendar year, and this is expected to occur sometime this week...

Taiwan airports add 30 additional routes in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s skies have become much busier, with a total of 30 new flight routes announced across Taiwan this year, reported CNA. Taiwan’s location in striking ...

Taiwanese airlines cancel Thursday Okinawa flights ahead of tropical storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s major airlines on Wednesday announced they were canceling flights to and from Okinawa scheduled for Thursday due to approaching Tropical Storm Kong-Rey (康芮). W...

Kansai International Airport to close runway Sunday due to Typhoon Trami

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As Typhoon Trami (潭美) was approaching Japan, Kansai International Airport near Osaka would close its runway again Sunday, causing the cancellation of flights to and from Taiwan....

Osaka’s Kansai International Airport to return to normal services Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beginning Friday September 21, airline services and ground transportation links at Kansai International Airport near Osaka, Japan, will return to normal for the first time...

Typhoon Mangkhut grounds Taiwan flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhoon Mangkhut makes its way through northern Philippines, dozens of Taiwan-Hong Kong/Macau flights were canceled for Sept. 15-17. Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific Ai...

Tigerair Taiwan to begin Taoyuan-Cebu, Philippines flights in Dec.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tigerair Taiwan announced today that the airline will begin direct flights between Taoyuan Airport and Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Philippines on Dec. 1. The new...

Taiwan cancels Wednesday flights to and from Osaka

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese and other airlines canceled Wednesday flights to and from Osaka’s Kansai International Airport as Typhoon Jebi forced the airport’s closure Tuesday. ...