The one-day micro-trip aboard “Pikachu Jet CI” scheduled for September 30 will give the general public a chance to see the Pokémon up close. The flight will take off from Taoyuan Airport and land at Taipei-Songshan Airport. Only 80 seats are available and bookings start on September 12. The “Pikachu Jet CI” will formally greet Pokémon fans when it makes its first flight on the Taipei (Songshan) - Tokyo (Haneda) route on October 2.
China Airlines, the Taiwan-based carrier, announced the purchase of 16 Boeing 787-9 passenger aircraft fitted with the General Electric GEnx engine today (8/30). Deliveries are expected to commence in 2025 and the next-generation aircraft will become the mainstay of the medium-capacity wide-body fleet
China Airlines has unveiled the first of six Boeing 777 Freighters, officially becoming the twentieth operator of the largest and longest-range twin-aisle freighter in the world.
The plane features a unique joint livery that combines the Taiwan-based airline’s distinctive plum blossom logo with Airbus’ exclusive A350 XWB carbon fibre pattern.
UK minister for international trade, Greg Hands, and the UK trade envoy to Taiwan, Lord Faulkner, have attended the launch of a new link from the UK to Taipei.
China Airlines of Taiwan has become the second airline to join a programme to use a blend of traditional and sustainable biofuels to power aircraft for delivery flights from Airbus.
China Airlines is returning to the UK following a five-year hiatus, with the launch of a new non-stop service between London Gatwick and Taipei’s Taoyuan International from December.
Airbus has delivered its 100th A350 XWB, just some 30 months after the first delivery of the world’s most modern wide-body aircraft in December 2014. The aircraft delivered is an A350-900 for China Airlines.
China Airlines and Japan Airlines today signed a memorandum of understanding to expand their strategic cooperation on cargo and passenger transportation.
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 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.