China Airlines to retire its Boeing 747 fleet

The last China Airlines (the flag carrier of Taiwan) Boeing 747 flight will occur on February the 6th, after which China Airlines’ will officially retire its Boeing 747 fleet. The flight will be operated by a Boeing 747-400, which is, interestingly enough, the last passenger Boeing 747-400 produced, B18215. It will takeoff from Taoyuan, a […]

Taiwan approves law to change China Airlines’ name

Taiwan’s parliament has approved a law asking the Taiwanese Transport Ministry to change the name of the Taiwanese flag carrier, China Airlines, to avoid confusion with the flag carrier of the PRC, Air China. In February, a petition was created by US-based Taiwanese to change the airline’s name, which, as of today, has gained over […]

Petition made to rename Taiwan’s China Airlines

Thousands of people have petitioned to have China Airlines (the flag carrier of Taiwan) renamed. The majority of these people are US-based Taiwanese. The name has caused unnecessary confusion throughout all of Asia. The airline has nothing to do with Air China, the flag carrier of the People’s Republic of China. Several countries have banned […]