A StarLux 777 mockup (Photo: StarLux)

StarLux: A New Competitor in the Taiwanese Skies

The former chairman of Taiwan's Evergreen Group and EVA Air, Chang Kuo-wei, is setting up his own airline to compete with Taiwan's two major carriers, China Airlines and EVA Air. Seeing positive forecasts about the Asian-Pacific market, Chang aims to begin operation of his airline, StarLux Airlines, in early 2020. This week, the Taiwanese start-up is undertaking the necessary steps to attain relevant permits and its air operator certificate with Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA). Taiwanese regulations have also been…