Eva Air rolls out charter service amid pandemic downturn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As passenger demand for air travel shrank by nearly 75 percent for the first half of the year amid the pandemic, a Taiwanese air carrier is offering private charter servic...

Pleasure flight launched by Taiwan’s StarLux flies off the shelves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tickets for the limited-edition pleasure flight launched by Taiwan’s start-up StarLux Airlines sold out as soon as they went on sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 4). ...

Taiwan legislature calls for China Airlines name change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's legislature on Wednesday (July 22) passed a proposal to have the transportation ministry present a phased approach to changing the name of Taiwan's nation...

Investigators say pilot in Texas cargo crash made errors

DALLAS (AP) — A cargo plane crashed into a Texas bay last year after the co-pilot became disoriented and pushed the nose down because he mistakenly thought that the jet was about to stall, investigato...

Adventure Still Awaits: Explore, Relax And Reconnect With VistaJet’s Safe Havens

VistaJet World presents private and safe journeys to keep discovering the world LONDON, UK - EQS Newswire - July 8, 2020 - VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, uncovers a por...

Bloomberg blunders by mistaking Taiwanese airline for Chinese carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In yet another incident exemplifying why a name change is desperately needed, Bloomberg on Wednesday (June 3) mistook Taiwan's national carrier China Airlines (CAL) wi...

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines to recruit pilots amid coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines announced on Wednesday (May 20) plans to recruit new pilots amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that is taking a toll on the global av...

Air Canada grounds Taipei flights until March 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air Canada is planning on extending the suspension of its Taipei - Vancouver route until late March of next year due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Earli...

Charter flight set to evacuate Taiwanese in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A charter flight has been scheduled to evacuate approximately 200 Taiwanese citizens from India on May 4, as the South Asian nation announced an extension of its national ...

Time for Taiwan to dispense with the name games

What’s in a name? In the case of Taiwan, it’s everything and nothing at the same time. While most of the world has pushed the pause button amid the coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan has so f...

Poland launches first direct flight to Taiwan for medical supplies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An aircraft from the Polish Airline LOT landed at Taoyuan International Airport Wednesday evening (April 22), becoming the first Taiwan-bound direct flight the European na...

Pilots of Taiwan's China Airlines confirmed to have Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan's Deputy Transport Minister Wang Kwo-tsai (王國材) on Wednesday (March 25) confirmed reports that two China Airlines cargo plane pilots have tested positive for Wuh...

Taiwan's China Airlines cancels 6,500 flights through April due to coronavirus 'avalanche'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The global Wuhan coronavirus epidemic has had a devastating effect on Taiwan's flagship carrier China Airlines, with 6,500 flights for February through April canceled....

Iran announces 3 new cases of new virus after 2 deaths

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Thursday that three more people have been infected with the new virus that originated in central China, following an announcement the day before that two people had died ...

China Airlines halts new recruit training due to Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines has put off plans for new recruits to get on board as it gauges the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak that has taken a toll on air travel. Around ...