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SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than 370,000 passengers cost 650 million kronor ($68 m...

Taiwan’s EVA flight attendants promise not to strike during Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Flight attendants of EVA Air – one of Taiwan’s leading airlines -- will not go on a strike during the three-day holiday for the Dragon Boat Festival starting J...

SAS pilot strike leads to more flight cancellations for Monday, Tuesday

SAS, the joint flag carrier of Denmark, Sweden and Norway, said a further 110,000 passengers would be affected by the cancellations on Monday and Tuesday after a pilot strike left 170,000 travelers st...

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...

Taiwan's China Airlines pilot caught on video sleeping in cockpit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Wednesday (Feb. 20), EBC News released video footage of a pilot sleeping in the cockpit of an airborne China Airlines (CAL) flight. In the video, a pilot in uniform can b...

CAL considers cutting routes in aftermath of pilot strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) is reportedly considering the discontinuation of a number of flight routes to reduce operating costs set to rise following the week-lon...

Taiwan’s China Airlines flight schedule to return to normal on Feb. 21 following pilot strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Even though pilots at China Airlines (CAL) agreed last Thursday evening to end their strike, the flight schedule won’t return to normal until February 21, Taiwan’s l...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - February 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Taiwan's China Airlines pilot strike officially ends: Air New Zealand plane turned back from China for referring to Taiwan as country; 16-ye...

Taiwan's China Airlines pilot strike officially ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the seventh day of a strike by China Airlines (CAL) pilots, the airline and Pilots Union Taoyuan finally came to a consensus on the five key demands by the striking pilots, ...

Pilot strike at Taiwan’s China Airlines set to end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Pilots at China Airlines (CAL) were reportedly set to end their unprecedented seven-day strike following a fourth round of negotiations lasting more than 10 hours Thursday. T...

Taiwan's CAL makes concession over foreign pilots, 31 more flights canceled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the strike by China Airlines (CAL) pilots enters its seventh day, the air carrier came to an agreement with Pilots Union Taoyuan over the hiring of foreign pilots, but 31 fl...

Taiwan CAL manager suffers nosebleed during 10-hour talks with pilots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a grueling "red eye" session of negotiations with striking pilots that lasted for 10 hours, there was a dramatic pause in talks when an executive from China Ai...

36 more CAL flights canceled in Taiwan as pilot strike enters 6th day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although China Airlines (CAL) has made some concessions to its striking pilots during the third round of grueling negotiations this morning, 36 additional flights have still be...

Taiwan's China Airlines makes some tentative concessions to pilots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the third round of negotiations between striking pilots and China Airlines (CAL) management, which started at 1 a.m. this morning, the air carrier has made some concessions ...

CAL cancels 26 flights in Taiwan as pilot strike enters 5th day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the second round of negotiations between Pilots Union Taoyuan and China Airlines (CAL) broke down last night (Feb. 11), Taiwan's first airline pilot strike has entere...