20 more flights canceled in Taiwan as CAL pilot strike enters 3rd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After talks between Pilots Union Taoyuan and China Airlines (CAL) broke down yesterday (Feb. 9), Taiwan's first airline pilot strike has entered its third day, resulting in...

Taiwan’s pilot union obtains right to strike, negotiations continue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's pilot union has obtained the legal right to strike, as talks continue between Taiwan's two main airlines and pilots, CNA reported on Aug. 23. Taiwan...

Taiwan takes precautions as tension escalates over pilot strike

Transportation authorities said Saturday that they have taken precautions in the possibility of a strike by pilots of the nation's two major airlines, while the pilot union said it will launch a r...

Strike forces cancelation of Air France Paris-Taipei flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Barely a week after their inauguration, Air France flights between Paris and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport were canceled Monday due to a strike in France. Follow...

Airline strike in Argentina grounds thousands of passengers

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A strike by workers of Argentina's two largest airlines is causing the cancellation of dozens of flights, grounding of thousands of passengers. The 24-...

Taiwan’s FAT cancels flights as flight attendants take sick leave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT, 遠東航空) canceled several flights Saturday as flight attendants took sick leave, apparently in a protest against the dismissal of 17 colleague...

NPP approaches KMT in poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Support levels for the New Power Party are approaching those of the main opposition Kuomintang, according to the results of an opinion poll presented by the Taiwan Thinktank Sat...

Portugal gov't issues order to stop airline strike

LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Portugal's government has issued an executive order to stop a planned four-day strike by national airline staff during the busy Christmas holiday season.Unions representing mo...

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TOP STORIES FROM EUROPE AT 1205 GMTCRIMEA-PROPERTY GRABYALTA, Crimea -- One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren't actors, and this was no...

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TOP STORIES FROM EUROPE AT 1100 GMTEBOLA EMERGENCYLONDON -- The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requi...