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Taiwan (formerly known as Formosa) is an island in East Asia and is a province and the seat of government of the Republic of China, also claimed as a province by the People's Republic of China, which administers mainland China. On the west, Taiwan is separated from the mainland by the Taiwan Strait, and bordered on the north by the East China Sea, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, and on the south by the South China Sea. The largest and capital city is Taipei
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14Apr15addedKinmen Airlines: intends to start operations in November 2016
18Dec14update V air status changed to 'Active' as airlines inaugural flight took place yesterday
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 Air America


 Air Taiwan


 Asia Aviation Services


 Asia Pacific Airlines

2003* - 2004*Inactive  

 Astro Airlines

1998 - 2000*Status?  

 CAT (Civil Air Transport)

1953^ - 1968InactiveCAT (Civil Air Transport) 

 Chian Airlines

1998* - 1999*Status?  

 China Airlines

1959 - dateActive  

 China Airlines Cargo

1999* - 2002*Status?  

 China Asia Airlines

1995* - 1995Renamed>U-Land Airlines 

 Chinese (CNRRA) Air Transport

1946^ - 1953*Renamed>CAT (Civil Air Transport) 

 Daily Air

2005 - dateActive  

 EVA Air

1991 - dateActiveEVA Air 

 EVA Air Cargo

1999* - dateActive  

 Evergreen Airways

1989* - 1991Renamed>EVA Air 

 Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT)

1957 - dateActive  

 Formosa Airlines

1966* - 1999RenamedFormosa Airlines >Mandarin Airlinesfounded in 1966

 Foshing Airlines

1951* - 1989*RenamedFoshing Airlines >TransAsia Airwaysfounded in 1951

 Foshing Airlines

2002* - 2003*Status?  

 Golden Eagle Air Transport

**** - ****Status?  

 Great China Airlines

1978* - 1979*Status?  

 Great China Airlines

1989 - 1998Renamed>Uni Air 

 Great Wing Airlines

2004* - 2006*Status?  

 Kinmen Airlines

2016 >Planned intends to start operations in November 2016

 Makung Airlines

1989 - 1996Renamed>Uni Air 

 Mandarin Airlines

1991 - dateActiveMandarin Airlines 

 Sky Rider Airlines

(1991)Began?>Mandarin Airlines 

 Sunrise Airlines


 TAC (Taiwan Aviation Corp.)(Taiwan Airlines)

1976 - 1997Renamed>Uni Air 

 Taiwan Airways

1997 - 1998Renamed>Uni Air 

 Taiwan Aviation

1966* - 1976Renamed>Uni Air 

 Tigerair Taiwan

2014 - dateActive  

 TransAsia Airways

1996* - dateActiveTransAsia Airwaysformed on 21 May 1951 as the first private civil airline in Taiwan

 U-Land Airlines

1995 - 2001InactiveU-Land Airlines 

 Uni Air

1996 - dateActiveUni Air 

 V air

2014 - dateActive  

 Winner Airways

1970* - 1970*Status?  

 Yung Shing Airlines

1978* - 1979*Status?  

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