The 3rd round of talk between Taiwan and Hong Kong over the air traffic agreement is due on Friday, and likely to sign the deal. Eventhough the talk haven't begin, it already hits the iceberg already.
This is due to CI and other Taiwanese carrier attacking EVA Air for receiving all the additional slots for Taiwan. And all Taiwanese carrier claims that "They're the only one to be the 3rd airline to fly HKG".
Hong Kong Government thinks that it's ok to have the 3rd airline from Taiwan to fly, which will use the slots planned for CI. But CX/KA claims that if Taiwan lets the 3rd airline to join, they will not make any profits, because Taiwan will use "suicidal" price to attract passengers.
Taiwan's Transasia Airways and Far Eastern Air Transport wanted to fly Taiwan-HK. However, all 5 Taiwanese carriers besides CI claims that they have the rights to fly HK.
China Airlines' union has asked the parliament to demand CAA not go give all the slots (including CI's)to EVA, because CAA is making BR rich. EVA is mad at CI's union, and opens fire towards CI, saying that CI's move is shameful.
EVA's subsidiary UNI Air also opens fire. UNI claims that they listened to the Government's demand to fly small islands which controlled by Taiwan, and it never receives any new position to fly international routes when new slots are giving out.
Mandarin Airlines' position is embarassing, due to it's relationship with CI. But it also claims that the company itself should be the 3rd airline to fly Taiwan-HKG.