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EVA Air flies its fleet of Boeing 777-300ER jets on non-stop services between Taiwan and the U.S. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Parker Davis)

EVA Air Suspends Chicago Services

Taiwan-based carrier EVA Air has suspended its Taipei to Chicago services until Sep. 18 after three pilots were diagnosed with COVID-19. But the airline hasn’t ruled out whether the suspension will be extended. According to local media, the three pilots were fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, the airline demands 1,500 pilot must take a PCR test. In the meantime, one of the three pilots has been fired for failing to comply with the airline's Covid-19 protocol. After a flight from Chicago on…

Taiwanese Airlines Introduce Vaccine Travel Packages

Earlier, Taiwan’s China Airlines and EVA Air have upped their frequencies to U.S. to meet the public demand. According to Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC), the daily average passenger count to U.S. in May was 361. However, the number of passengers has increased to 686 thus far in…

EVA Air Resumes Daily Service to Los Angeles Due to…

Beginning June 7, EVA Air will resume flying to Los Angeles once daily — up from only operating the service three times per week — in response to demand from ethnic and overseas Taiwanese returning to the U.S. The sudden change in EVA Air's operations plan is due to the…

Airlines Encourage Staff to Vaccinate

After being hit by the coronavirus for more than a year, airlines are telling to their staff staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Delta Air Lines has announced that newly-hired staff have to be vaccinated. Earlier, Cathay Pacific Airways encouraged its staff to get vaccinated. Cathay says the response has…

Review: Traveling to Taiwan During the Covid-19 Pandemic in EVA…

Throughout the pandemic, people in Taiwan have led relatively normal lives. They went to work in offices, attended classes and ate in restaurants — all because Taiwan tightly controlled its Covid-19 case numbers. Although Taiwan has temporarily banned all non-essential travel, it has still been receiving returning nationals and eligible…

China Airlines Pilot Quarantines Jeopardize Operations

Taiwan’s China Airlines' first pilot has been diagnosed with the Covid-19 in Australia. The affected pilot cluster had a combined of 35 patients at the moment, including 13 pilots and one flight attendant. Taiwan achieved notable success in Covid-19 since the pandemic had begun, but the pilot cluster has given…

China Airlines To Resume Flights to Ontario in June

China Airlines will resume flying to Ontario International Airport in Ontario, Calif. from its Taoyuan, Taiwan hub in June in preparation for the summer travel season. China Airlines flew the daily non-stop flight from Taipei to Ontario using both its Boeing 777-300ER and an Airbus A350-900 WXB long-haul jets before…

China Airlines Retires Passenger 747s

China Airlines flew its final passenger flight on a Boeing 747 on Saturday. The flight, operating as China Airlines flight 2747, lasted five hours and 15 minutes and operated exclusively at Taipei, taking a scenic journey to Mount Fuji and back. The aircraft used is line number B-18215, which was…

Taiwan’s Taoyuan Airport Saw Tumultuous 2020

The upcoming Lunar New Year holiday in Taiwan is like no other. As a result of international travel restrictions, passenger volume at Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport on Lunar New Year’s Eve, Feb. 11, is expected around 497 passengers, with the second day of the new year dipping to only 282…

China Airlines Set to Retire Boeing 747-400 Fleet

After being served over 45 years, Taiwan-based China Airlines will host a scenic flight to celebrate the retirement of the Queen of the Skies in February. The airline also mentioned that the retirement will finish the transition from Boeing 747-400s to its Airbus A350 fleet. China Airlines had its first…