China Airlines, the Taiwan based carrier, has partnered with Yao-hsun Chen of Yoshi Bakery to bring his world champion bread onboard. Effectively immediately, bread developed exclusively for China Airlines by Chen will be served in all cabin classes on all flights departing from Taiwan, demonstrating the carrier’s tireless pursuit of innovation and breakthroughs in in-flight catering.
In a move that showed both countries’ keenness to expand air travel after the COVID-19 pandemic, in turn reflecting an implicit eagerness to up mutually beneficial cooperation, China and the United States increased the number of direct regular passenger flights from 48 to 70 per week in the 2023-24 winter and spring seasons.
In response to strong global travel demand, China Airlines has announced that excess baggage fees on international routes will be reduced by up to 22% for China Airlines/Mandarin Airlines. Travelers will also receive an additional 15% discount on prepaid excess baggage fees. The over 30% savings on checked baggage from the combined discounts means travelers will be able to have fun and shop to their heart’s content overseas.
China Airlines, the Taiwan-based carrier, took part in the second The Sustainable Flight Challenge (TSFC) held by SkyTeam. Flight CI753/CI754 between Taipei and Singapore was designated as the sustainability demonstration flight successfully reducing its carbon emissions by 150 tons.
China Airlines, the Taiwan-based carrier, has announced an expansion of its codesharing agreement with Philippine Airlines taking advantage of the strong post-COVID travel market between Taiwan and the Philippines.
HR Asia has named China Airlines one of the 2023 Best Companies to Work for in Asia. This was the first time the Taiwanese airline took part in the awards where it faced 339 competing companies.
China Airlines has announced its partnership with ITA Airways for the code-sharing of flight CI075/076 on the Taipei-Rome route. The codesharing agreement will also be expanded to cover other destinations within Italy to promote the development of both markets by streamlining travel between Taiwan and Italy.
China Airlines has joined forces with WooTEA, the popular Taiwanese hand-shaken beverage brand, to develop an exclusive range of tea-themed desserts and beverages.
China Airlines Chairman Su-Chien Hsieh accepted an invitation to attend the 2023 Paris Air Show where he signed a contract with Boeing converting the option on eight 787 passenger aircraft into firm orders, a change previously approved by the China Airlines Board on May 10.
China Airlines expects the relaxation of border restrictions in Taiwan and South Korea to boost Taiwanese tourism and business travel to Korea.