Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

Starlux Airlines Completes Deal for 17 A350 Aircraft

March 22, 2019 Will Lee

Taiwan-based Starlux Airlines and Airbus have signed a purchase agreement for 17 A350 aircraft. The deal includes five A350-900s and 12 A350-1000s. The A350-900 variants will be delivered in late 2021 and the A350-1000 will

Trip Reports

A Look at Low-Cost Flying in Taiwan

July 1, 2018 Albert Kuan

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

Airports

A Look Inside Taipei’s Songshan Airport

May 24, 2018 Albert Kuan

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

News

U.S. Condemns China Over Letter to Airlines

May 7, 2018 Daniel Morley

The United States government has condemned a letter from the Chinese government. The letter was sent last week to 36 airlines around the world, including American carriers, such as American Airlines and United Airlines. The

Routes

Vanilla Air to Begin Operations at Fukuoka Airport

February 3, 2018 Albert Kuan

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