پایگاه خبری-تحلیلی ایرلاین پرس |

date: // code: 39350 // // // //

China Eastern Cancels Holiday Flights Amid Dispute With Taiwan

China Eastern Airlines Corp. and Xiamen Airlines Co. canceled 176 additional flights to Taiwan after failing to gain approval from the island’s authorities amid an escalating dispute between the two governments.

China Eastern Cancels Holiday Flights Amid Dispute With Taiwan

The flights are a newest sticking point between China and Taiwan, which Beijing considers a province to be reunited with the mainland. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, whose ruling Democratic Progressive Party supports independence, this month protested China’s “reckless” decision to approve four new flight routes over the Taiwan Strait, which it sees as part of a Chinese campaign to undermine its sovereignty.

China’s unilateral decision to put the four routes — M503, W121, W122, W123 — into operation in early January affected Taiwan’s aviation safety and national security and added to challenges between the two sides, Mainland Affairs Council Minister Chang Hsiao-yueh said Monday in Taipei.

Attention      If no news content is displayed, click ، Here      Attention      Array؛

Tags: ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Last News

Goofs

archive

Enjoyed

    Sorry, no posts matched your criteria.

Active Airlines in IRAN