|| September 15, 2001, Taipei, Taiwan
? China Airlines confirmed that it has received FAA approval for
Trans-Pacific flights resumption. All China Airlines' US- and
Canada-bound passenger and cargo flights resume normal operations
on September 15.
One fully-loaded China Airlines' cargo flight with 210,000
pound electronic goods, CI 228, for Miami and Chicago O'Hare was
the first flight of Taiwanese-registered carriers for US departed
at 6:00 am today. In addition, China Airlines will operate 6
flights for US and Canada on September 15. CI 032 for Vancouver,
departing at 2:10 PM will be the first Trans-Pacific passenger
flight out of all Taiwanese-registered carriers. Passenger flights
and schedules are as follow:
Flight number From To Departure
CI032 Taipei Vancouver 2:10 PM (TPE Time)
CI018 Taipei Tokyo Honolulu 2:30 PM (TPE Time)
CI012 Taipei Anchorage New York(JFK) 4:30 PM (TPE Time)
CI006 Taipei Los Angeles 4:40 PM (TPE Time)
CI004 Taipei San Francisco 10:15 PM (TPE Time)
CI008 Taipei Los Angeles 10:40 PM (TPE Time)
In addition to 6 passenger flights for Trans-Pacific service on
September 15, China Airlines also operates 7 all-cargo flights for
9 US cities Anchorage, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles,
Miami, Nashville, New York(JFK), and Seattle.
China Airlines recommends that all passengers traveling to US
and Canada should check-in at least 3 hours prior to flight
departure since more intensive security procedure is implemented.
Passengers can also maintain contact with China Airlines through
the following access.
Taipei Reservation: (02) 2715-1212
US Reservation: 800 227 5118
CKS Airport: (03) 383-4106, 383-4107
China Airlines Website: www.china-airlines.com