By: Lee Hsin-Yin
Taipei, May 13 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL), one of the country’s two major airlines, has
been instructed by the government to assist EVA Air passengers if EVA’s flight schedule is disrupted due to a strike by its flight attendants, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Monday.
Deputy transport minister Wang Kwo-tsai (王國材) said on the sidelines of a legislative session that the ministry has prepared for the worst-case scenario and has instructed CAL to help with passenger transfers and extra flight operations.
The ministry declined to give any details about how CAL would be able to help with the situation.
A vote to strike organized by the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) will take place Monday-June 6, in which EVA members will decide whether to strike. [FULL STORY]