Haven’t found a flight yet ? No worries . Before you book your ticket , we are going to introduce to you all the airlines that fly in Taiwan . We hope you have a pleasant on-air experience by choosing the airline that best suites you . So , let’s go over the 25 airlines below !
1. China Airlines
China Airlines is one of the major taiwanese airline companies , operating over 1400 flights per week to 102 cities worldwide . Their seat pitch and width for economy class are 31-32 and 17-18 , which is normal compared to other airlines . Flight attendants are overall helpful , with their brand slogan being “Journey with a caring smile. ” The average passenger rating for China Airlines is 6.3 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings.
2. Cathay Pacific
Cathay is one of the world’s major full service airline from Hong Kong, with its main hub located at Hong Kong International Airport . It flies to more that 60 countries and is the world’s 10th largest airline measured in terms of sales . The average passenger rating for Cathay Pacific is 5.9 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings . Customer service and delayed flights are issues due to online reviews .
3. Air China
Air China is an airline of China , with its headquarters in Beijing . Operations are based at the Beijing Capital International Airport. The average passenger rating for Air China is 3.7 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings. Despite the cheap price compared to other airlines, there were many complaints about customer’s safety , lot baggage and delayed flights . Guests state that the customer service is horrible and unprofessional .
4. EVA Air
Eva Air , a Taiwanese international airline , is a top option for many travelers . It is not only one of the top 10 airlines in the world , it is also the world’s 6th safest airline . Since its establishment , Eva hasn’t had any accidents , fatalities nor hull losses . It offers flights to 40+ countries , including Sydney , Manila , Seoul , Shanghai , London , Bangkok , Hong Kong , Tokyo etc . Another plus is Eva Air provides comfy seats and roomy 33 inches legrooms in economy class , which compared to the usual seat pitch in many other airlines is 2 inch wider . The service is also outstanding , according to many reviews. The average passenger rating for EVA Air is 6.1 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands . It is the oldest airline in the world that still operates . It offers flights to 145 destinations , with Taiwan being one of them . According to Airline Ratings , the average passenger rating for KLM is 5 / 10 , with guests’ complaints about both food and service .
6. Korean Air
Korean Air is the largest airline in South Korea . Its international passenger division serves 44 countries and is one of the top-ranked international cargo airline . It was voted Asia’s best airline by Business Traveler readers in 2012 . The average passenger rating for Korean Air got a high score of 8 / 10 , with people saying it has great meals , staff and aircraft .
Qantas is a leading airline of Australia and is the third oldest airline in the world . Its main hub is at Sydney Airport , carrying 14.9 % of all passengers traveling in and out of Australia . The average passenger rating for Qantas is 5.8 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings .
Emirates is an airline based in Dubai , United Arab Emirates , owned by the government’s investment cooperation . It is the largest airline in the Middle East , operating 3,600 flight weekly to more than 80 countries , including Taiwan . Many customers say that the cabin crew are friendly and the in-flight entertainment is also excellent . However , some comments mention that meals are a bit poor . The Average passenger rating for Emirates is 5.3 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings .
9. Air France
Air France is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France . It operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to 168 destinations in 78 countries . The Average passenger rating for Air France is only 3.3 / 10, according to Airline Ratings . Many guests are concerned about the customer service and baggage service .
10. Air Canada
Air Canada is the largest airline of Canada by fleet size and passengers carried . It provides flights to 207 destinations worldwide . The Average passenger rating for Air Canada is 3.1 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings , with some saying that agents were rude , bags were not well-handed and flight was canceled without notice .
11. Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines is an international airline , headquartered in Shinagawa Tokyo , Japan and flies to 35 countries . The Average passenger rating for Japan Airlines scored an amazing 8.4 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings . It was recommended by passengers due to impressive customer service , delicious meals and on-time flights . The only downside is that the airfare is a bit more expensive than other airlines, but many say it is worth it .
12. ANA ( All Nippon Airways )
ANA is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers . Its main hubs for international flights are Narita International Airport and Kansai International Airport . The average passenger rating for ANA is 7.3 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings . It is said that service of the cabin crew is excellent .
United is a large American Airline with its headquarters in Chicago , Illinois . It has 7 hubs , including Chicago ( O’Hare ) , Denver , Houston ( Intercontinental ) , Los Angeles , Newark , SanFrancisco , Washington ( Dulles ) . The average passenger rating for United is a poor 2.8 / 10, according to Airline Ratings. The main complaint is about the uncomfortable seating .
14. Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines is an airline from Singapore , with its hub at Singapore Changi Airport. Since 2018 , it was rated as the world’s best airline by Skytrax and also three top spots in “Best First Class” , “Best First Class Airline Seat” , “Best Airline in Asia” . The average passenger rating for Singapore Airlines is 6.4 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings.
15. China Eastern
China Eastern is a Chinese airline , with its man hubs in Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport . It is China’s second largest carrier by passenger amount after AirChina . The average passenger rating for China Eastern is 3.7 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings . Customer service appears to be the main problem based on reviews .
16. China Southern
China Southern is the third largest airline in China , with its main hubs at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport . It operates more than 2,000 flights to more than 200 destinations daily . The average passenger rating for China Southern is 4.3 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings.
17. Thai Airways
Thai Airways is the main airline of Thailand , primarily operating from Suvarnabhumi Airport . It flies to 84 destinations in 37 countries . The average passenger rating for Thai Airways is 6.1 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings .
18. Asiana Airlines
Asiana Airlines is the second largest airline in South Korea , just behind Korean Air , headquartered in Seoul . Its international hub is in Icheon International Airport . It serves many major destinations on four continents , Asia , North America , Europe and Oceania . The average passenger rating for Asiana Airlines is 6.7 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings .
Alitalia is the flag carrier of Italy , headquartered in Fiumicino , Rome . Its focus airports include Catania – Fontanarossa Airport , Milan Malpensa Airport , Palermo Airport and Naples Airport, with its main and secondary hub in Leonardo da Vinci — Fiumicino Airport and Linate Airport , Milan. The average passenger rating for Alitalia is 3.6 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings . Most complaints are about damaged luggages and un-notified canceled flights .
20. Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier of Turkey . It operates scheduled services to 304 destinations in Europe , Asia , Africa , and the Americas . The average passenger rating for Turkish Airlines is 4.2 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings. Customer service is the main complaint .
21. Vietnam Airlines
Vietnam Airlines is a state-owned Vietnamese flag carrier , headquartered in Hanoi . It operates flights to 64 destinations in 17 countries . The average passenger rating for Vietnam Airline is 4.2 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings.
22. Hainan Airlines
Hainan Airlines is a Chinese airline headquartered in Haikou , Hainan . The airline serves approximately 500 domestic and international routes and flies to more than 90 cities , rated as the 10th largest airline in Asia . The average passenger rating for Hainan Airlines is 4.9/10 , according to Airline Ratings .
23. Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airline is a flag carrier of the Philippines . It serves domestic flights as well as 54 oversea destinations in Southeast Asia , East Asia , Middle East , Oceania , North America and Europe . The average passenger rating for Philippine Airlines is 6.4 / 10 ,according to Airline Ratings. Fares are cheap compared to other airlines. Great value of money .
24. Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines is an airline from Malaysia that operates flights from Kuala Lumpur , Kota Kinabalu and Kuching to destinations in Asia , Europe and Oceana . The average passenger rating for Malaysia Airlines is 4.5 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings .
25. Garuda Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia is a national airline of Indonesia . It is the second largest airline in Indonesia after Lion Air . The airline operates flights to destinations in Southeast Asia , East Asia , South Asia , the Middle East , Australia and Europe . Garuda Indonesia had renewed its aircrafts and upgraded its services in 2009 , allowing it to win awards such as “ Most Improved Airline ” , “ 5-Star Airline ” and “ World’s Best Cabin Crew ” . The average passenger rating for Garuda Airlines is 8.1 / 10 , according to Airline Ratings . Many travelers comment that they have spacious seats , excellent meals and first-class service .