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Sometimes "CAL", the largest airline in Taiwan and the flag carrier of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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I have 2 given names but I booked a flight ticket with just my first name

So basically I have 2 names, “Ivy Maxine”. I put on my ticket “Ivy (Middle) Tejerero (Surname) Cuarteros”. Is there any problem with this? I don’t want to refund because they have a refund fee. I'm ...
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How is the baggage handled for multicity flights with China Airlines?

I'm looking to book following multicity flights with China Airlines: Bangkok to Taipei Taipei to London My question is when I arrive at Taipei do I have to collect my luggage and check it in again ...
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Any inexpensive visa to exit Beijing airport for less than 24 hours?

I am planning to book a flight from Munich(Germany) to Sydney(Australia) by China Airlines. Most of the connections with China airlines have a layover duration between 13-20 hours. Since the Chinese ...
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Is a refund for the return leg of a cheap China Airlines ticket possible?

I ordered a cheap return ticket from China Airlines and I'm not going to be able to make the return leg back home. Is there any possible way to refund the ticket? Or at least get some of my cash ...
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Nicaraguan citizen with a layover at Pu Dong, Shanghai, China, do I need a transit visa?

I cannot find an affordable flight from Taiwan to Chicago except for one about $625 through China Eastern Airline. Instead of it going Taipei direct to US (LA or San Francisco) then on to Chicago, it ...
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Booked a Vietnam Airlines codeshare flight OP'd by China Air - can I reserve a seat ahead of time?

I bought an international ticket from the US to Asia on Priceline, via Vietnam Airlines, and I have a confirmation code from them. China Airlines is the carrier operating the flight and the one with ...
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Is a 17-inch (wide) / 30-inch (pitch) seat comfortable for a long-haul flight? [closed]

I need to fly to Taiwan in couple of months. I am trying to pick the right airline. One of the airlines I considered -- China Airlines -- has a Boeing 777 in its fleet, and they offer 17 inch seat ...
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Choosing the Airline for a long-haul fligt, Europe to Taiwan

I have to take a flight from Germany to Taiwan (Taipei), however I have zero long haul flying experience from the past. There are different options for traveling from Germany to Taipei, but the only ...
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Passport number or DOB needed when flying from China to US?

I booked a ticket from China to US for my girlfriend online from a 3rd party company (Cheap Tickets). On the e-ticket, the main information contained is her full name and booking and confirmation ...
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Will my ticket bought through cheap tickets work at a Chinese airport?

My girlfriend is flying from Beijing to the US. I bought her a ticket from cheaptickets.com. The e-ticket would definitely work in America but I'm worried if it will work at her Chinese airport. From ...
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My flight has changed destinations! What are my options?

About 2 months ago, I booked a flight from Nashville to Hong Kong, then Hong Kong to Xi'an, since it was less expensive to book that way. The flight from Hong Kong to Xi'an is China Eastern Airlines. ...
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Booking class - China Airlines

Based on my boarding ticket, is my booking class E or Y? How do I know? It obviously seems to be Y but a customer service representative said it was E and am seeking retro mileage claim. Other info--...
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Is China Airlines safe?

I live in Sydney and I have bought a flight from Sydney to Christchurch - New Zealand next month. The company is China Airlines (CI) and I got concerned when I saw some lists considering it the least ...
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China Airlines, safe? [duplicate]

I've got a long-haul flight booked with China Airlines (A330 and an A340) from LHR to SYD, and only after I booked it did I decide to read up on their safety record. Suffice to say I regret doing that;...
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