Taiwan’s main gateway operating smoothly despite pilot strike

The China Post
Date: Feb. 10, 2019
By: Chiu Chun-chin, Sunrise Huang and William Yen 

TAIPEI (CNA) – Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TTIA) experienced smooth operations Saturday during the second day of strikes by pilots employed by China Airlines (CAL), one of the country’s leading carriers.

Hung Yu-fen (洪玉芬), senior vice president of Taoyuan International Airport Corp., which oversees TTIA, said the strike has not made a big impact on the airport and that “everything is under control.” On Saturday, a total of nine CAL flights were canceled at TTIA, four outbound and five inbound, affecting about 1,028 passengers, Hung said, adding that the affected passengers were all able to board other flights to their destinations through codeshare flights.

According to an announcement on the CAL website, a total of 31 flights were canceled across the country from Friday to Saturday, while three more flights Sunday will also be canceled.    [FULL  STORY]

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