Wife of Foxconn tycoon and presidential contender returns to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The day after Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) revealed that his wife, Delia Tseng (曾馨瑩), had left him because he was running for president, she arrived b...

SAS pilots in Scandinavia strike; 673 flights canceled

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines have launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, April 26, the 116th day of 2019. There are 249 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 26,...

Southwest: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines Co. on Thursday reported first quarter earnings of $387 million. On a per-share basis, the Dallas company said it had profit of 70 cents. ...

Taiwanese job agencies accused of 'illegally hiring' for Chinese companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) announced on Tuesday (April 23) that it is investigating the employment agencies 104 Job Bank and 1111 Job Bank for violating the law by post...

Uganda acquires 2 new jets, seeks to revive national airline

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government has taken delivery of two new passenger jets in a bid to revive the national carrier that collapsed years ago. Uganda Airlines is set to be...

Taiwanese man faces 5-year prison sentence for live-streaming jet takeoff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese vlogger could be facing serious consequences for violating the Civil Aviation Act (民用航空法) after he live-streamed a Mandarin Airlines jet takeoff last week, announce...

Avianca Brasil cancels 1,045 flights after losing 18 planes

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Avianca Brasil is canceling 1,045 domestic flights this week because it has to return 18 aircraft to leasing agencies. Brazil's National Aviation Agency says th...

Syria says it will allow Qatar Airways to use its airspace

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's transport minister says Qatar Airways' request to fly through Syrian airspace has been approved. Airlines have avoided Syria since the civil war broke out in 2011, causi...

Albanian police arrest four over airport heist

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania police say they have arrested four suspects over the theft of some 5 million euros ($5.6 million) from a passenger plane at the country's only international airport. ...

13 airline passengers taken to hospital after landing

BOSTON (AP) — An official says 16 passengers reported feeling ill on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Boston. Boston Emergency Medical Services' Twitter page says 13 of the ...

Couple to wed at Ohio airport bag claim where they first met

CLEVELAND (AP) — Proving life and love can be a carousel, a couple is marrying at the Ohio airport baggage claim where they met 12 years ago. Michelle Belleau's boss sent her to pick...

India should bolster Taiwan ties to frustrate China’s aggressive designs

In 2014-15, both India and Taiwan elected new leaders, projected as harbingers of change, to overhaul their respective economies and international standing. With China challenging India’s positi...

Ethiopia crash victims' relatives mark 40 days of mourning

BISHOFTU, Ethiopia (AP) — Dozens of relatives of the 157 people who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash have gathered to end 40 days of mourning according to Ethiopian Orthodox tradition. ...

Unruly American passenger who traumatized Taiwanese stewardess dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Given the anxiety in Taiwan about a possible return of a controversial American passenger in May, EVA Air announced today that the passenger had recently died in Thailand. E...