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2022 May 04

China Airlines A321neo Makes Maiden Flight on Songshan-Haneda Prime Business Traveler Route

China Airlines’ new A321neo aircraft made its maiden flight on the Songhan-Tokyo (Haneda) route today (5/4). To celebrate the occasion with travelers, China Airlines partnered with Le Ruban Pâtisserie, a dessert shop renowned as Taiwan’s “Chanel of the Dessert World,” to serve Earls Melon Shortcake in Business Class and Lemon Glazed Cake in Economy Class...

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2022 May 04

China Airlines participated in SkyTeam “The Sustainable Flight Challenge” and Launches Sustainability Demonstration Flights

China Airlines participated in “The Sustainable Flight Challenge” (TSFC) issued by SkyTeam today (5/4), selecting flight CI-753 from Taipei to Singapore as the sustainability demonstration flight...

2022 Mar 30

China Airlines Awarded Leadership Status by CDP Sustainable Fuels Used by A321neo Fleet on All Ferry Flights

China Airlines is committed to achieving “net zero carbon emissions” by 2050 to support international initiatives on carbon reduction...

2022 Mar 29

China Airlines Launches New Dynasty Sky Reading Service

China Airlines, the Taiwan-based carrier, has upgraded its in-flight entertainment offering with its “Dynasty Sky Reading” e-book service. Travelers can now use smart phones and other personal electronic devices to download over a hundred newspapers...

2022 Mar 28

China Airlines Prepares for increased services from summer schedule onwards

As part of its continuous review of travel demand, China Airlines is planning to increase the number of passenger-carrying services in its summer schedule, starting with a 20%...

2022 Mar 27

China Airlines A321neo Makes Maiden Flight on Hong Kong Route Today and Introduction on the Songshan-Haneda Prime Business Traveler Route Planned

China Airlines’ all-new fleet of A321neo aircraft debuted on its first flight on the Taoyuan-Hong Kong route today (3/27). Two daily passenger or cargo-only return flights are scheduled as of today and the fleet will be progressively dispatched to other destinations including Yangon...

2022 Feb 15

China Airlines Awarded “Silver Class” in the 2022 Sustainability Yearbook and Named No.2 Airline in the World for the Second Year Running

China Airlines successfully promotes environmental and social sustainability and corporate governance (ESG). S&P Global, the international sustainability ratings agency, recently announced the results of the Sustainability Yearbook 2022...

2022 Jan 27

China Airlines Orders Four New Boeing 777F Freighters

Today (1/27) China Airlines announced to purchase four more new Boeing 777F freighters. The deliveries are slated to commence in 2023 and six 777F freighters have progressively entered service with China Airlines since 2020. Ordering four new aircraft will eventually bring the 777F freighter fleet to ten aircraft in total. This expansion of the 777F...

2022 Jan 11

China Airlines Cargo Sets Best Record in 2021 after 62 years in Operation

2021 proved a record-setting year for the China Airlines Cargo team. Even as the impact of COVID-19 was felt all around the world, China Airlines switched to a cargo-centric business model that put its fleet of 21 freighters to full...

2022 Jan 2

China Airlines Wins Top Prize at 2022 Rose Parade in the U.S.

The Rose Parade is acclaimed as one of the top three New Year festivals in the U.S. The 2022 Rose Parade was held with much fanfare in Pasadena, Los Angeles with China Airlines named...

2021 Dec 9

China Airlines Named Best Airline in North Asia by Global Traveler and Wins APEX 5-Star Award Again

China Airlines has been named the Best Airline in North Asia by Global Traveler, the well-known American travel magazine, again for the ninth time. The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) also named China Airlines the 2022 APEX Five Star Global Airline for the fifth year in a row...

2021 Nov 29

China Airlines Accepts Delivery of A321neo with Advanced High-Comfort Cabin and Contactless Protection

China Airlines received the delivery of its first A321neo passenger aircraft on November 29, Hamburg time. The new fleet emphasizes contactless service and enhanced epidemic...

2021 Nov 22

China Airlines Introduces New Wireless In-Flight Entertainment System for 737 Cabins

China Airlines, the Taiwan-based carrier, announced on Nov 22 the introduction of the all new Fantasy Sky Wireless Entertainment System for its Boeing 737-800 fleet...

2021 Nov 17

China Airlines Recognized with Three Top Awards and Wins TCSA Award for the Eighth Consecutive Year

China Airlines has once again been recognized for its long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainability, winning three awards at the 2021 Global Corporate Sustainability Awards (GCSA) and Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA) today (11/17). The world has taken notice of the company’s contribution to corporate responsibility as this marks the eighth consecutive year...

2021 Nov 15

China Airlines Included in DJSI for Sixth Consecutive Year and Takes 2nd Place in the Global Aviation Industry

The results of the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) were announced on November 13 and China Airlines set another new record by becoming the only Taiwanese transport company to be included in the “Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index” for six consecutive years. Ranking 2nd place in the global aviation industry for the first time, China Airlines has heralded international recognition with its longstanding investment in sustainability.

2021 Oct 26

China Airlines Commits to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

To heed the global call for carbon reduction, China Airlines has officially set its business operations target for “net-zero carbon emissions” by 2050. As the first airline in...

2021 Aug 17

China Airlines Joins IATA Travel Pass Trial to Further Enhance its Digital Pandemic Services

China Airlines is closely monitoring the latest developments in digital health platforms as part of its pandemic prevention program. On August 30, China Airlines will begin trialing the IATA Travel Pass launched by the International Air Transport Association to provide digital health verification. The IATA Travel Pass...

2021 Aug 16

China Airlines Targets Vaccine Transport and Sees Doubling in its Cold Chain Logistics Business

Leveraging its CEIV Pharma certification and years of freight transport experience, China Airlines carried out multiple missions transporting vaccines purchased by Taiwan. China Airlines also successfully bid for vaccine transshipments and transshipped multiple COVID-19 shipments recently. Growing global demand for cargo services saw the cold chain logistics business double in size...

2021 Jul 06

China Airlines Website Launches “Flysafe Information & Service” One-Stop Service Platform

China Airlines has upgraded its traveler service yet again by introducing the “Flysafe Information & Service” section on its corporate website. Services such as quarantine hotel and pick-up reservations, information on hospitals...

2021 Jun 01

China Airlines Press Release on COVID-19

In response to the activation of “Clearing Plan 2.0” by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), China Airlines plans to organize air crews into separate groups for rolling 14-day home quarantines. The airline is therefore not grounded and will continue flying...

2021 Apr 16

China Airlines Airlifts “Tiny Passengers” from Southern to Northern Hemisphere for the First Time

Taiwan-based China Airlines is a trusted, award-winning provider with professional cargo services. This month, it undertook the first transport of live bees...

2021 Apr 12

Aviation Enthusiasts Farewell the Queen of the Skies as China Airlines Retires 747 from Service

The last 747-400 passenger aircraft in Taiwan will soon enter retirement so a “Farewell My Queen” send-off party was held by China Airlines on the morning of April 12. Chairman Su-chien Hsieh and top executives from China Airlines along with a hundred Dynasty members and retired employees...

2021 Apr 04

China Airlines Delivers 199,200 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Taiwan

China Airlines today (04/04) delivered 199,200 doses of AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine from Amsterdam to Taiwan. As temperature control is critical to vaccine transport, the latest A350-900 passenger aircraft was dispatched by China Airlines to carry out the mission...

2021 Mar 20

China Airlines Farewells 747 with “Queen of the Skies” Micro-Trip

China Airlines, the Taiwan-based carrier, will soon begin retiring the 747-400 passenger aircraft “Queen of the Skies” from service. The limited-edition final passenger-carrying...

2021 Mar 18

Shing-Hwang Kao Appointed President of China Airlines

The China Airlines Board of Directors met today (3/18) and approved the appointment of Mr. Shing-Hwang Kao as the new president of the Taiwan-based carrier...

2021 Feb 01

China Airlines Launches Ultra-Low Temperature Services down to -80°C with CEIV Pharma Certification

China Airlines is ranked among the top six cargo airlines in the world and is also the only airline in Taiwan to have obtained international pharmaceutical...

2021 Jan 28

China Airlines Releases First Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Report

China Airlines has issued its first “Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Report”. Expanding the scope of corporate risk management to encompass climate-related issues in accordance...

2021 Jan 03

China Airlines to Host Farewell Party Micro-Trip for the 747 Queen of the Skies on February 6

China Airlines began retiring its 747-400 passenger aircraft this year. A special “747 Queen of the Skies Farewell Party” one-day...

2020 Dec 14

China Airlines Readies First 777F for New Era in Cargo Services

China Airlines will celebrate its 61st anniversary on December 16. Its first 777F is also ready to enter service. The new 777F...

2020 Nov 18

China Airlines Wins Awards for Seventh Consecutive Year at the “Oscars” of Taiwan Corporate Sustainability

The results of the 2020 Global Corporate Sustainability Awards (GCSA) and Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards (TCSA)...

2020 Nov 17

China Airlines Ranked World’s No.3 Carrier for Sustainability by DJSI

China Airlines has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its...

2020 Nov 11

China Airlines Livery Aircraft Showcases the Beauty of Taiwan to the World in 2021 Calendar

The new China Airlines 2021 calendar will showcase the diverse peoples and culture of...

2020 Sep 02

China Airlines to Increase Passenger Services for North America, Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea in October

China Airlines is continuing to assess travel demand as well as national border restrictions...

2020 Aug 31

CAL Meets with President of the Senate Delegation and Hopes for Closer Taiwan-Czech Ties

Mr. Su-chien Hsieh, Chairman of China Airlines, Taiwan’s flag carrier, met with a delegation...

2020 Aug 14

We Treasure Each Encounter

China Airlines is committed to providing you a safe and comfortable travel experience. Throughout every stage of your journey, we have implemented enhanced measures to ensure your safety...

2020 Jul 9

oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance Come Together to Let Travelers Know They Can Fly With Confidence

The three global airline alliances, collectively representing over fifty percent of the world’s ....

2020 Jul 6

CAL Adjusts Post-Quarantine Services - “One Tray Hot Meals” Now Available

China Airlines is preparing for the post-quarantine period by continuing to adhere ....

2020 Jun 19

CAL Introducing Online Check-in for All Travelers from 6/22 to Enhance Quarantine Protection

China Airlines, Taiwan’s largest airlines, is remaining vigilant on the quarantine ....

2020 Apr 10

China Airlines Postpones Launch of Cebu Services to Oct 1 and Chiang Mai Services to Oct 29

In response to ongoing novel coronavirus epidemic and changes in travel demand, the launch date for China Airlines' Taipei (Taoyuan) – Cebu service has been postponed from June 12 ....

2020 Mar 22

CAL Group Suspends Carriage of Passengers Transiting through Taiwan due to Government Policy on ANTI-COVID -19

According to recent announcement of Taiwan's Government policy on ANTI- COVID-19, China Airlines Group (including China Airlines, Mandarin Airlines and Tigerair Taiwan) will....

2020 Mar 21

CHINA AIRLINES has immediately taken a forehead temperature before boarding and advised to wear face masks throughout the flight

In response to the continuing spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

2020 Feb 04

China Airlines Adds Dedicated "Novel Coronavirus Service Information" Section to Website for Consolidated Flights and Ticketing Inquiries

A dedicated "Novel Coronavirus Service Information" section has been added...

2020 Jan 06

China Airlines to Grow Southeast Asia Network by Adding Direct Flights to Chiang Mai from 6/23

Due to the strong outlook of the Southeast Asia travel market...

2020 Jan 02

China Airlines Wins Top Prize Again at 2020 Rose Parade

By the time when China Airlines is celebrating its 60th anniversary...