Airmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 381 posts, RR: 1 Posted (11 years 12 months 22 hours ago) and read 2069 times:
Far Eastern Air Transport and EVA Air are seeking to fly to China direct to carry passengers to and from Taipei for the lunar new year. FAT have been granted permission but EVA plan on flying indirect using an empty 744 to Shanghai and then flying full to Taipei.
ConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 12 months 16 hours ago) and read 2046 times:
According to the BBC, the flights to China still wont be nonstop as per this new exception, but rather just allow the ROC carrier into PRC. PRC has yet to grant a nonstop allowance for any of the ROC carriers... though EVA is applying
Aio86 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 928 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 12 months 4 hours ago) and read 2005 times:
It's a big step for both countries' air travel. Hopefully it will lead to direct air links between the two countries one day...and eventual peace. A lot of Chinese want to go visit their families in Taiwan for the Chinese New Year. It's a big deal event.