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StarLux Airlines chairman takes over leadership at Taiwan’s Uni Air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — StarLux Airlines Chairman Chang Kuo-wei (張國煒) has been appointed chairman of Uni Air following a leadership change at the Evergreen Group, reports said Thursday (April 14)...

Taiwan announces fare hikes for international and domestic flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The price of tickets for international flights will rise between US$15 (NT$430) and US$39, while domestic air travelers will face an average fare hike of 4.6% or NT$91 (US...

Taiwan's Kinmen reports 1st COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kinmen County government on Thursday (March 31) announced its first confirmed COVID case since the start of the pandemic. During a press conference at 7 a.m. that m...

Taiwan’s EVA Air provides digital in-flight publications in multiple languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air will begin to provide its “EVA e-Library” service that contains various magazines and newspapers for passengers of international flights, the airline s...

Shanghai COVID regulations disrupting flights to Taiwan until early February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New COVID-19 regulations at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport have forced Taiwanese airlines to cancel their flights to the Chinese city until Feb. 3 in the mi...

China returns suspect in murder of coffee trader to Taiwan after quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A murder suspect who fled Taiwan only to be forced into COVID-19 quarantine in China returned home in the company of Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) officers Wednesday...

StarLux worst-hit Taiwan airline in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Faced with losses of NT$6.12 billion (US$218.88 million) so far this year, StarLux Airlines will need to make a capital increase next year, at the request of the Civil Aer...

Taiwan announces flight and rail cancelations, floodgates close as Typhoon Chanthu nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Typhoon Chanthu approaches, flight cancelations have been announced, some train lines suspended service, a few roads and ports closed, and floodgates shut. Taiwan Ra...

Taiwan’s EVA Air rolls out optimized online check-in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Passengers flying internationally with EVA Air and its sister airline UNI Air are now able to check in online right after booking tickets. In the past, passengers could...

Taiwanese airline allows passengers to fly to China despite positive COVID test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least two passengers who tested positive for COVID-19 succeeded in boarding a UNI Air flight from Taiwan to China's Xiamen, reports said Thursday (June 3). The a...

UNI Air plane makes emergency landing in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A UNI Air aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in Taipei Monday morning (May 10) after two of its tires ruptured. UNI Air Flight B79091 took off from Taipei...

Taiwan begins renovation of Dongsha Island runway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to strengthen the defense of Taiwan’s Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands), Taiwan has begun the reconstruction of the Dongsha Airport runway, which is sc...

Military charter flight safely lands in Taiwan's Dongsha Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military chartered UNI Air flight has landed in Taiwan’s Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) after taking off from Kaohsiung early Monday morning (Oct. 26). ...

Taiwan's deputy military chief visits Dongsha Islands following plane row

Taiwan's deputy military chief on Tuesday (Oct. 20) made a visit to the Dongsha Islands in the South China Sea, in what is believed to be an attempt to dispel doubts about Taiwan's ability to ...

China may try to restrict Taiwan's air access to outlying islands: Expert

A retired Taiwan Air Force general warned Saturday that an incident on Thursday, in which Hong Kong turned back a Taiwan military-chartered supply plane en route to the Dongsha Islands, may have been ...