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A Tigerair Taiwan A320 parked at a remote stand at Taoyuan Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Albert Kuan)

A Look at Low-Cost Flying in Taiwan

I’m a big fan of low-cost carriers (LCC’s) in Asia. Usually, the cabins are bland and uninteresting, but the attractive buy-on-board meals and funny cartoon characters make the journey quite unique. Also for the aviation geek, the airline-branded souvenirs are much cheaper than on conventional airlines. Tigerair Taiwan is a pretty new low-cost carrier based at Taiwan’s Taoyuan Airport in Taipei. The airline is owned by Taiwan’s China Airlines and operates a fleet of eleven A320 aircraft. It is currently…