China Airlines maintains 85% capacity as pilot strike enters fifth day

    China Airlines announced (12-Feb-2019) that as pilot strike action entered its fifth day on 12-Feb-2019, the carrier has minimised impact on passenger travels but warned the carrier’s revenue is “losing blood every day”, affecting sustainable management. The carrier said it is difficult to estimate the damage to its image and reputation at this stage. As of 12-Feb-2019, China Airlines has cancelled 28 flights, affecting 5600 passengers, and maintained capacity at 85%. Pilots Union Taoyuan requested to move its third round of mediated negotiations with airline management to 01:00 on 13-Feb-2019.