China Airlines Connects Kuala Lumpur With Kaohsiung

Taipei-based China Airlines has bolstered its secondary hub in Kaohsiung, with the resumption of flights between the southern port city and Kuala Lumpur last week. Previously served via Hong Kong in the early 2000s, the airline is returning with a nonstop flight operated with a 158-seat Boeing 737-800 jet.   Flight CI 723 departs Kaohsiung at 1410 hrs … Continue reading

China Airlines Becomes 15th Skyteam Member

Taipei-based carrier China Airlines has officially joined Skyteam, opening a host of benefits for its passengers and bolstering the airline alliance’s presence in the Greater China region. The airline celebrated the event with a ceremony held at its headquarters yesterday and also took the opportunity to present a refreshed brand image, as well as outline plans for … Continue reading

TransAsia Airways Begins Flights To Singapore

Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has launched services between Taipei and Singapore, as part of its ongoing network expansion across Asia. The inaugural flight landed at Changi International Airport late yesterday evening, marking the airline as the sixth carrier (joining China Airlines, EVA Air, Jetstar Asia, Singapore Airlines and Tiger Airways) to operate on the route.   Flight GE … Continue reading

Asian Airlines Operational Changes For Tokyo Flights

As the situation in Japan continues to develop following last week’s devastating earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant crisis, foreign airlines are moving to implement operational changes for services between their respective hubs and the embattled country. Below are flight updates from several Asian carriers that have announced flight cancellations, re-routings and deployment of larger capacity aircraft … Continue reading

Skyteam To Welcome Aerolineas Argentinas In 2012

The Skyteam airline alliance has announced that Aerolineas Argentinas, the flag carrier of Argentina, is to begin proceedings to join as its first South American member in 2012. The entry of the airline will complement Skyteam’s growth plans and is set to benefit the alliance’s customers, who will enjoy greater access to the continent and an … Continue reading