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Attack Ad On Biden Incorrectly Targets China Airlines

A few weeks ago I wrote about how China Airlines is allegedly considering a name change. China Airlines is based in Taipei, and is the “flag” carrier of Taiwan. However, there has long been confusion and controversy surrounding the name, as some people…

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China Airlines A350 Business Class – 3
China Airlines Name Change Under Consideration

This isn't the first time that this has been proposed, though one has to wonder if the current circumstances might just push this to actually happen... China Airlines is based in Taipei, and is the "flag" carrier of Taiwan. However, there has long been…

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China Airlines Lounge Taipei – 1
Review: China Airlines Lounge Taipei Airport Terminal 1

For the return portion of my trip I was flying Philippine Airlines from Taipei to Manila to Toronto, thanks to a great business class fare (~1,200USD). That would allow me to finally experience Philippine Airlines' A350 business class, which has been…

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China Airlines A350 Business Class – 1
Review: China Airlines A350 Business Class

To continue my journey to Taipei, I flew China Airlines' A350-900 business class nonstop from London Gatwick to Taipei. I was keen to experience China Airlines' A350 business class: I reviewed China Airlines' 777-300ER business class in 2016, and was…

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China Airlines’ Brilliantly Unconventional New Ad

China Airlines has released a new advertisement in the past few weeks that’s getting a lot of attention, and for good reason. Most airline ads try to focus on the positive aspects of travel, whether that’s the way your life is enriched by…

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China Airlines Cargo 747
Video: China Airlines 747 Touches Down In Grass, Performs Go Around

I'm not sure how this story didn't initially get more media coverage, though it sure is alarming. On June 21, 2018, a China Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400 with four people onboard was performing a flight from Anchorage to Chicago, when it had quite an…

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Review: China Airlines Business Class A350 Kuala Lumpur To Taipei

For the past 2 months, together with my wife Sofia, I’ve been traveling throughout South East Asia. A byproduct of this trip was the opportunity to fly a number of new airlines and airplanes, and try out various aviation products available in this part…

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China Airlines Business Class 2
China Airlines Moving One Daily LAX Flight To Ontario As Of March 25, 2018

In early September we learned that Taipei-based China Airlines was “studying” adding flights to Ontario, California. The logic seemed to be that there’s a large Taiwanese population East of Los Angeles, and on top of that the airport is offering subsidies…

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Wow: China Airlines Is Adding Flights To Ontario, California

Earlier in the month I wrote about how Taipei-based China Airlines was "studying" adding flights to Ontario, California. The logic seemed to be that there's a large Taiwanese population East of Los Angeles, and on top of that the airport is offering…

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China Airlines Business Class 2
China Airlines Is Considering Adding Flights To Ontario, California

China Airlines is one of two (awesome) global airlines based in Taiwan, and their mainland US destinations include Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. For a while I've heard rumors of them considering adding flights to Ontario, California, though…

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China Airlines Business Class 777 – 10
Which Taiwanese Airline Has The Better Business Class Product?

Taiwan has two great airlines -- China Airlines and EVA Air. They didn't used to be nearly as good as they are now (in particular China Airlines), though they've really put an effort into their product, and now both offer among the best business class…

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A Transpacific Flight Where You Can Get A First Class Seat For Business Class Miles

Did you know there's a transpacific flight where you can redeem miles for a business class ticket but get a first class seat? Specifically, I'm talking about China Airlines' flight between Vancouver and Taipei, which is their only remaining flight to…

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China Airlines Business Class A330 – 4
Review: China Airlines Business Class A330 Taipei To Singapore

I boarded through door L1, where I was greeted by the cabin manager, Amy, and pointed towards the far aisle. China Airlines' A330 business class cabin consists of a total of 30 seats, spread across five rows in a 2-2-2 configuration. The seats are angled…

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China Airlines Lounge Taipei – 12
Review: China Airlines Lounge Taipei

I was originally supposed to have an almost three hour layover in Taipei, as my flight from Los Angeles was scheduled to arrive at 5AM, while the connection was supposed to depart at 7:50AM. However, due to the significant delay, we only arrived at 6:35AM,…

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China Airlines Business Class 777 – 14
Review: China Airlines Business Class 777-300ER Los Angeles To Taipei

I arrived at LAX at around 10PM for my 12:05AM flight to Taipei. While the rest of the airport is pretty quiet at 10PM, Tom Bradley International Airport is bustling at that hour. That's not surprising, given how many late night flights depart from the…

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China Airlines Business Class 777 – 10
Introduction: Flying Halfway Around The World For Half A Day

My blog goal for 2016 is to review as many new premium cabin products as I can, especially in business class. So far this year I’ve reviewed Finnair business class, Air India first class, Iberia business class, LAN business class, Oman Air business class,…

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Here’s Why China Airlines Flight Attendants Are Going On Strike For The First Time Ever

It looks like I flew China Airlines just in time, as their flight attendants are going on strike for the first time ever on Friday. According to airlineroute.net, all China Airlines flights departing Taipei between 6AM and 10PM on Friday, June 24, 2016,…

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9 Thoughts On China Airlines’ New 777 Business Class

Hello, still from a China Airlines flight between Los Angeles and Taipei, which I booked pretty last minute. It's almost time for breakfast, but before we land, I figured I'd share some more thoughts on the China Airlines product. A full trip report…

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Hello, Live From China Airlines Business Class!

Hello, live from somewhere over the Pacific! As I explained yesterday, I booked a last minute trip to Asia in order to review the business class products on China Airlines and Japan Airlines. I'm extremely excited about this, because both airlines have…

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China Airlines Business Class
Coming Up: China Airlines & Japan Airlines Business Class Reviews!

As y'all know, my goal for 2016 is to review as many new premium cabin products as I can, especially in business class. So far this year I’ve reviewed Finnair business class, Air India first class, Iberia business class, LAN business class, Oman Air…

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China Airlines Birth
Update On Baby Born On China Airlines Flight To The US

Last Wednesday I shared the story of a woman giving birth on a China Airlines flight from Taipei to Los Angeles. Once it was clear she was going into labor they diverted the flight to Anchorage, though she still gave birth 30 minutes before landing.…

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China Airlines Birth
Insane Video Of Woman Giving Birth On A Flight

It's not uncommon for people to give birth prematurely on planes. However, I don't recall ever seeing a video of the delivery, up until now. Last Wednesday, China Airlines flight 8 from Taipei to Los Angeles diverted to Anchorage shortly after a woman…

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Video: 747 Nose Gear Lifts Off Ground In Typhoon

Typhoon Soudelor ripped through Taiwan over the weekend, causing dozens of deaths and bringing us some pretty shocking footage, like this one from a dash cam: So what impact can a typhoon have on a parked planes? Check out this footage of the nose gear…

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