By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je lined up alongside rows of economy seat passengers in the
Ko leaves for S. Korea on a 5-day visit — Central News Agency (2015-07-12 12:10:00)
Unflustered by a flurry of questions, Ko told reporters prior to boarding the plane that he demands his staff to travel in economy when making official visits abroad, saying those wishing to upgrade to business seats must pay the supplementary costs out of their own pockets.
The mayor left on a 6 a.m. flight via China Airlines in the company of spokesman Sidney Lin, and was seen off by National Police Agency (NPA) Chief Huang Tsung-jen and Taipei Police Department Commissioner Chiu Feng-kuang. [FULL STORY]