Despite EVA strike, airline's new route to Matsuyama in Japan's Shikoku still on track

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the midst of an ongoing strike by EVA Air flight attendants, the airline is still planning to begin its new flight route to Matsuyama Airport (松山空港) in the Japanese pre...

China Eastern Airlines launches Taichung-Kunming flight route

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China Eastern Airlines (中國東方航空) has launched the Taichung-Kunming flight route, with the first flight from Kunming (昆明) to Taichung and the return flight having taken plac...

Bamboo Airways launches inaugural flight from Taiwan to Da Nang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vietnam-based Bamboo Airways (越竹航空) launched its inaugural flight from Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport to Da Nang in central Vietnam on Tuesday (June 18), mar...

AirAsia to open flight route between Kaohsiung and Clark in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia announced on Thursday (May 30) the inauguration of a new flight route between Kaohsiung and Clark in the Philippines on Aug. 1, eyeing a...

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...

Cambodia Airways cancels flight route between Phnom Penh and central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cambodia Airways has halted direct flights between Phnom Penh and Taichung as of March 6, just four months after it introduced the flight route between the capital of Camb...

StarLux to sign Taiwan’s largest ever single Airbus purchase agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines Co. (星宇航空), which plans to start operating flights early next year, will sign an agreement with Airbus in Taipei on Tuesday to purchase 17 ...

Russia: 'Drunk passenger' hijacks Moscow-bound Aeroflot flight

A Moscow-bound plane flying from Surgut in Siberia landed on Tuesday in the city of Khanty-Mansiysk after a passenger ordered the crew to divert the flight to Afghanistan. Investigators said the pass...

Taiwan’s Far Eastern Air Transport increases flights to Akita, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Due to the strong demand for the recently added route, Taiwan’s Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) will increase charter flights from Taoyuan International Airport to A...

Cambodian Airways to open direct flight between Phnom Penh and central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Airports in Taiwan continue to expand international flight options in the region. This week, Taichung International Airport is about to introduce its first direct flight to Phn...

Air New Zealand begins direct flights between Taipei and Auckland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday Nov. 1, Air New Zealand officially launched its new flight route between Auckland and Taipei. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner departed Auckland Airport around noon ...

StarFlyer launches new Taiwan flights to Kitakyushu and Nagoya, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese airline StarFlyer commenced two new flights linking Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan with Kitakyushu and Nagoya, Japan on Oct. 28, reported CNA. Fl...

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's China Airlines and Japan Airlines to jointly operate more flight routes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's China Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced that the two airlines will jointly operate an additional seven routes within Japan, beginning on September 4...

Malaysian airline to begin Kaohsiung-Manila direct flights on Oct. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Low-cost Malaysian Airline AirAsia announced Thursday it will begin direct flights between Kaohsiung, Taiwan and Manila, capital of the Philippines from Oct. 30. In ord...