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Taipei has a second international airport that is located right in the city center. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Albert Kuan)

A Look Inside Taipei’s Songshan Airport

If you’ve ever planned a trip to Asia, you most likely have stumbled upon the dilemma of which airport to set as your destination. Tokyo has Narita and Haneda, Seoul has Incheon and Gimpo, Shanghai has Pudong and Hongqiao, and Bangkok has Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang. Almost every major city in Asia has at least two airports, and in most cases, there is always one airport that is closer or more convenient to the city center. International airports in Asia…

Ontario, California: China Airlines’ New Convenient Alternative to LAX

Taiwan’s China Airlines will launch nonstop service between Taipei, Taiwan and Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA on March 25, 2018. China Airlines currently flies 2-3 times per day from LAX to Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei and offers several connecting flights from its hub in Taoyuan to destinations…

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.…

Airlines Are Resuming Service to Taiwan After More Than 20…

Beginning in April 2018, Air France will resume service between Paris and Taipei to help boost tourism from Taiwan. Many countries are seeing a considerable number of tourism and trade opportunities coming from Taiwan and for this reason, are resuming services to the island nation, with Air Canada being one…

Vanilla Air to Begin Operations at Fukuoka Airport

Narita-based low-cost carrier Vanilla Air announced Thursday that it plans to begin operations at Japan’s Fukuoka Airport in southern Japan, with its first destination from the airport being Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan. Currently, Vanilla Air flies between Taoyuan and Tokyo, Narita, Osaka, and Okinawa. The launch of this new route…

China Airlines Begins Nonstop Flights Between Taipei and London

On Friday, China Airlines began operating four weekly nonstop flights between Taipei, Taiwan (TPE) and London-Gatwick (LGW) using the A350-900XWB aircraft. This route will make China Airlines the only airline in Taiwan to operate nonstop flights between Taipei and London. Overall, this introduction of nonstop flights to London represents an…