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First airline pilot strike in Taiwan's history could soon affect 5,000 passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A strike by pilots of Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL) has entered its second day, the first such strike by pilots in Taiwan's history, with 3,000 passengers already affec...

China Airlines executives, pilots to meet for discussion at 3 p.m. Saturday

Update: Both China Airlines and Taoyuan Pilots Union have agreed to attend a joint discussion at 3 p.m. Saturday instead of the originally reported time of 4 p.m. Friday. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) &mdas...

Pilots from Taiwan's China Airlines strike, 25 flights canceled

(Taiwan News) — The China Airlines division of the Taoyuan Pilots Union has begun striking as of 6 a.m. Friday morning. China Airlines rushed to cancel flights scheduled to take off over the ...

Taiwan’s China Airlines pilot union says it is preparing for strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A pilot union at China Airlines (CAL) said Thursday that as talks with the management of Taiwan’s largest carrier had broken down, it was now preparing to call a strike. ...

China Airlines, Pilots Union fail to reach agreement to end strike threat

TAIPEI (CNA) — Negotiations between a pilots union and Taiwanese carrier China Airlines (CAL) to end a strike threat have broken down, the Pilots Union Taoyuan said Monday, as CAL urged its pilo...

China Airlines addresses potential pilot strike at press conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China Airlines president Hsieh Shih-chien (謝世謙) led a press conference of seven company representatives Monday afternoon regarding disagreements over working conditions wi...

Taiwan’s China Airlines pilots consider action during Lunar New Year holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A pilot union at China Airlines (CAL) said Friday it could not rule out taking action during the Lunar New Year holiday unless management responded to complaints about fatigue. ...

Taiwan pilot strike averted for one year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The threat of a pilots strike at Taiwan’s two major airlines over the Mid-Autumn festival has been averted as all parties agreed to a one-year period of negotiation,...

Ryanair pilots strike in Germany, 4 other countries

BERLIN (AP) — Ryanair pilots in several European countries are staging a strike that has prompted the budget carrier to cancel 400 flights. A walkout called by German union Cockpit a...

Taiwan pilots vote overwhelmingly in favor of strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to results announced Tuesday, 97.9 percent of members of a pilot union voted in favor of a strike, though that does not automatically mean that there will be ind...