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China Airlines to Increase Flights to Palau

China Airlines has confirmed that it will increase flights between Taipei and Palau in February.

The Taiwan-based airline will operate an additional flight on Mondays, from 18 February 2019 onwards.

The soon-to-be thrice weekly service, flown by Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, will provide travelers with more options. Flying from Taiwan to Palau takes just four hours.

China Airlines Airbus A330-300 reg: B-18353. Picture taken by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com at Changi Airport in Singapore. Click to enlarge.

China Airlines began operating charter flights on the Taipei-Palau route in 2008. Regular scheduled services were introduced in 2009 and the average load-factor exceeded 80% last year.

 Palau Immigration Bureau statistics indicate that the number of Taiwanese travelers to Palau in 2018 grew by 16% over the previous year, an increase second only to that of Korea

 Taiwan and Palau are continuing to cooperate on a variety of programs and a mutual visa-waiver agreement was signed between both parties on December 2018 to promote tourism as well as cultural and business exchanges.

See also: Pictures of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019 (17-21 July).

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