Tag: Taiwan

China Airlines Orders Six Boeing 777 Freighters

Reading Time: 1 minute China Airlines, the national carrier of Taiwan, has finalized a $2.1 billion order (according to list prices) for Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft to modernize the current fleet of 18 Boeing 747-400 cargo planes. According to the statement, the airline plans to transit from one type to another seeking greater capacity and better range for its […]

Taiwanese STARLUX Airlines Orders 17 Airbus A350s

Reading Time: 1 minute A new Taiwanese airline STARLUX signed a firm order for 17 Airbus A350 aircraft, 12 A350-1000 and five A350-900, for long-haul services. The airline is set to deploy its new aircraft “on its premier long-haul services from Taipei to Europe and North America, as well as selected destinations within the Asia-Pacific region”. “We are positive […]

Delta Under Fire for Listing Taiwan, Tibet as Countries

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta Air Lines came under fire from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) late last week for listing Tibet and Taiwan as countries on its website. The American carrier immediately offered apologies and underlined the mistake was unintentional. “Delta recognizes the seriousness of this issue and we took immediate steps to resolve it. It […]

Daily Air DHC-6 Twin Otter Ran Off Runway Hit Railing At Lanyu

Reading Time: 1 minute A Daily Air de Havilland DHC-6-400, registration B-55571 performing flight DA-7511 from Taitung to Orchid Island (Taiwan) with 17 passengers and 2 crew, landed on Orchid Island’s runway 13 at about 16:32L (08:32Z) but veered left off the runway and came to a stop in a drainage ditch with the left hand wing entangled in […]

Stricter Passenger Protection Policies for Foreign Carriers in Taiwan

Reading Time: 1 minute The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said on Thursday that passengers traveling on foreign airlines operating in Taiwan will have their rights better protected under an amendment to existing regulations, which will take effect by the end of the year. The new rule stipulates that those airlines should establish a standard mechanism to handle delays and […]