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08 Feb 2019 | 11:23 AM UTC

Taiwan: China Airlines strike February 8

Taiwan News Alert

18 international flights canceled due to China Airlines pilots strike February 8; further disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/8/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/8/2019, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Taiwan

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China Airlines pilots based in Taiwan are holding a strike as of Friday, February 8, prompting the company to cancel at least 18 international flights. Currently affected air routes include flights to and from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Manila, and Tokyo. Striking pilots have warned that the strike could continue until their demands are met. Further disruptions are possible in the coming hours and days.


Pilots are demanding improved working conditions, including a reduction of the workload. China Airlines is one of Taiwan's two major carriers (the second being EVA air).


Individuals flying to or from Taiwan with China Airlines are advised to monitor the situation, confirm flight reservations, and contact the airline for further information.


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