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China Airlines In Costa Rica?  
User currently offlineTurkishWings From Turkey, joined May 2006, 1460 posts, RR: 8
Posted (9 years 12 months 13 hours ago) and read 4614 times:

I came across this picture of China Airlines in San Jose, Costa Rica. I checked CAL's schedules but they do not have any scheduled flights. Does anyone have any idea what it was doing there?

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User currently offlineKLMyank From Netherlands, joined May 2004, 172 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 12 months 13 hours ago) and read 4609 times:

Could be an official visit...Costa Rica still recognizes Taiwan as the legitimate government of China.

User currently offlineAirCop From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 12 months 12 hours ago) and read 4554 times:

President Chen traveled to Costa Rica and Paraguay in May for official state visits. On the return the Taiwan President made a surprise visit to Libya after he turned down the offer of the US government to make a refueling stop in Alaska. Apparently the US government turned down Chen request for stops in both San Francisco and New York. Quote from the AP "Chen said no the Alaska stop, considering it a sleight to Taiwan's dignity.""

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