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Articles tagged “taiwan”

Tourism

China Inflames Cross-Strait Relations With a Taiwan Visa Ban

China's travel ban is the latest move to unofficially sanction Taiwan's tourism economy. It's a perfect example of the way travel is used as a geopolitical tool.

China Inflames Cross-Strait Relations With a Taiwan Visa Ban

Airlines

EVA Air Flight Attendants’ Strike Leaves 20,000 Travelers Scrambling

The decision by EVA Air's flight attendants to strike is affecting an estimated 20,000 passengers and will no doubt be a costly headache for the Taiwanese carrier.

EVA Air Flight Attendants’ Strike Leaves 20,000 Travelers Scrambling

Airlines

China Airlines Pilots’ Strike Leaves Travelers Stranded During Peak Season

The strike by China Airlines points to the greater problem of a shortage of good pilots in Asia-Pacific. The region requires -- listen to this -- 637,000 new pilots by 2036.

China Airlines Pilots’ Strike Leaves Travelers Stranded During Peak Season

Airlines

China Rejects United’s Workaround Reference for Taiwan

United got cute by symbolizing China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong with their currencies — as in New Taiwan Dollar — instead of the country names themselves. Give United credit for trying, but the airline will likely give in.

China Rejects United’s Workaround Reference for Taiwan

Airlines

Taiwan to Retaliate Against Airlines That Caved to China

In a case of damned if you do, and damned if you don't, airlines now face backlash from Taiwan on the battle over how to identify the island. Airlines in May gave in to China on demands. It'll get interesting now. Good for you, Taiwan.

Taiwan to Retaliate Against Airlines That Caved to China

Airlines

China Tells U.S. Airlines Their Taiwan Changes Are Incomplete

China should know better than to expect any changes to happen quickly with U.S. airlines. But, unfortunately, it's probably in the best interests of the U.S. carriers seeking to increase their footholds in China to get a move on.

China Tells U.S. Airlines Their Taiwan Changes Are Incomplete

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Cave In to Chinese Demands About Taiwan

U.S. airlines are choosing their pocketbooks over their principles as they bow to Chinese pressure to designate Taiwan as part of China. U.S.-based tech companies have gone along with Chinese censorship in the past so it's not a big surprise that airlines caved in. It is, however, regrettable.

U.S. Airlines Cave In to Chinese Demands About Taiwan

Airlines

Defiant U.S. Airlines Could Face Consequences Over China’s Order on Taiwan

U.S. airlines are not caving to China's demand that Taiwan not be described as a separate country or region. It could cost those airlines business. But kudos to U.S. carriers for standing strong on this one.

Defiant U.S. Airlines Could Face Consequences Over China’s Order on Taiwan

Airlines

China’s Crackdown on Airline Websites Is Meeting Some Resistance

We still don't know whether U.S. airlines will remove Taiwan references from their websites as China has requested. Ultimately, as American CEO Doug Parker said earlier this month, this is an issue between governments. It's likely U.S. airlines will do what their government recommends.

China’s Crackdown on Airline Websites Is Meeting Some Resistance

Airlines

Global Airlines Bow to Chinese Pressure on Taiwan Designation

Designating Taiwan as a part of China is an alternative fact, at least in terms of current realities. And airlines around the world weren't about to risk losing access to a lucrative market and those precious outbound Chinese travelers.

Global Airlines Bow to Chinese Pressure on Taiwan Designation