China Airlines News

China Airlines becomes latest operator of A350 XWB

China Airlines becomes latest operator of A350 XWB

3rd Oct 2016 Airline News

China Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine wide-body airliner. CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of 306 seats, comprising 32 in Premium Business class, convertible to fully lie-flat beds, 31 in Premium Economy and 243 in the main cabin.

Korean Air expands China Airlines codeshare agreement

Korean Air expands China Airlines codeshare agreement

24th Apr 2015 Airline News

Korean Air has announced an extended codeshare agreement with China Airlines, increasing the flights offered by Korean Air between South Korea and Taiwan. Following regulatory approval, flights will be added between Seoul and Kaohsiung and also between Busan and Taipei. A codeshare is an aviation business partnership whereby a flight operated by one airline, is jointly marketed by one or more other airlines.

China Airlines moves into new hotel at Dubai World Central

China Airlines moves into new hotel at Dubai World Central

16th Apr 2015 Airline News

China Airlines, the Taiwan-based carrier, will relocate its regional base to Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central with effect from today. The first flight, which arrived at 10:00 from Taipei, was welcomed by a traditional water salute by executives from the airline and Dubai Airports.

Air New Zealand licenses Skycouch to China Airlines

Air New Zealand licenses Skycouch to China Airlines

10th Jan 2014 Press Release Airline News

Air New Zealand has signed a licensing agreement with China Airlines for its Economy Skycouch seat. Under the terms of the agreement, China Airlines will commence the introduction of the Skycouch to its fleet of new 777-300ERs from September this year.

China Airlines orders six 777-300ERs from Boeing

China Airlines orders six 777-300ERs from Boeing

24th Dec 2012 Airline News

Boeing and China Airlines have today announced an order for six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) airplanes. The order is valued at approximately $2 billion at list prices. The new airplanes will become the first 777s to join China Airlines’ fleet.

China Airlines launches new mobile services

China Airlines launches new mobile services

23rd Jun 2012 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

China Airlines (CAL) has released a brand-new free “CI Mobile App” for users of the increasingly popular Apple iPhone providing “CI Mobile” service and convenience anytime and anywhere. The new service can be downloaded free from the Apple App Store, where users can easily find it by texting “CI.”

SkyTeam welcomes China Airlines

SkyTeam welcomes China Airlines

30th Sep 2011 Airline News

SkyTeam has welcomed China Airlines as its 15th member. The airline, also one of the world’s leading cargo carriers, becomes the first Taiwanese airline to join SkyTeam.

China Airlines offers Taipei-Osaka-New York service

China Airlines offers Taipei-Osaka-New York service

26th Apr 2011 Airline News

China Airlines has confirmed it will alter its services between Taipei and New York with a stop over in Osaka, Japan, instead of Anchorage, Alaska. CAL will operate three round-trip flights per week on the route untilising Boeing 747-400 aircraft.

China plans 45 new airports over next five years

China plans 45 new airports over next five years

Authorities in Beijing have unveiled plans for a mega aviation infrastructure construction spree that includes 45 new airports over the next five years. Industry regulator, the Civil Aviation Administration, said the new investments would take China’s total number of airports to 220. However concerns have been raised about overcapacity, given that most of the country’s existing airports are currently loss-making.